The School of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Elizabeth City State University
will host Research Week, February 12 - 16, in the Ridley Student Center. Activities
for the week include faculty research reports, colloquium presentations by area researchers
and scientists, and more. Please refer to the schedule below for additional information:
February 12, 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., student and faculty research posters will be displayed
in room #216 of the Ridley Student Center.
February 13, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m., presentations by the faculty highlighting major African
American contributors in mathematics, science and technology in the auditorium of
the Ridley Student Center. Dr. Gary Harmon, chairperson of the Biology Department,
February 14, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m., This lecture by Dr. Bernard Harris, a NASA astronaut
and the first African-American to walk in space, has been cancelled. Harris flew as
a mission specialist on STS-55 and as Payload Commander on STS-63. It was during
this flight that Harris performed his historic spacewalk. He holds a Bachelor of Science
degree in Biology, a Master of Medical Science, an MBA and a Doctorate of Medicine.
He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, a National Research
Council Fellowship in Endocrinology at the NASA Ames Research Center and trained as
a Flight Surgeon at the Aerospace School of Medicine, Brooks Air Force Base. Harris
holds numerous faculty appointments and is the author and co-author of several scientific
February 15, 2 p.m., a student science bowl in room #216 of the Ridley Student Center
featuring teams of students from the School of Mathematics, Science and Technology
competing for prizes and trophies.
February 15, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., a research fair in room #216 of the Ridley Student
Center. Participants include representatives from university, industry and government
research organizations. They will highlight student internship opportunities with
federal agencies, graduate and professional schools and opportunities for faculty
and student research collaborations.
February 16, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., a poster display in room #216 of the Ridley Student
Center by ECSU students in the School of Mathematics, Science and Technology.
For more information, please call the ECSU School of Mathematics, Science and Technology