Maritime/Coastal Archives

Feb 22, 2024
  • Lacey L. Gray

RESEARCHING GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE

Stormwater management is a critical part of any city’s infrastructure. Greenville, being true to its name, has taken a “green” approach in this area. In 2020, in addition to pipes...

Jan 09, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

Previous work with islanders opens door for researcher to help protect heritage

The turquoise waters surrounding the small island chain that includes Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands hold opportunities for exploring future wind energy projects. But they also hold important archaeological...

Dec 15, 2023
  • ECU News Services

PLANT THE SEED

The East Carolina University fall Class of 2023 graduates turned their tassels Friday morning during a ceremony held in Minges Coliseum in front of family, friends and well-wishers. The class...

Nov 20, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward

Faculty honored at annual author, alternative textbook awards

Book topics displayed in the Janice Hardison Faulkner Gallery included family life education, an edited autobiography, teaching challenging topics in the classroom, a Ghana newspaper, economics and Congress. There were...

Oct 23, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray

OLDEST SHIPWRECK

This summer, two East Carolina University graduate students in the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences and Integrated Coastal Programs participated in a once-in-a-lifetime experience excavating the oldest known...

A National Endowment for the Humanities grant provided 72 educators, including a pair of East Carolina University faculty members, the opportunity to spend a week in Saipan learning about conflict history outside of museum walls.
Aug 22, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

LESSONS FROM SAIPAN

After three years of delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, East Carolina University faculty returned to Saipan to host two week-long residential history and culture programs for K-12 educators. “Saipan’s...

Graphic of student wearing purple shirt and ECU tie with a name tag that says,
Aug 17, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman

CAREER INSIGHT

Over the summer, 20 East Carolina University undergraduates took part in the rewarding and impactful SECU Public Fellows Internship program. The internship program places undergrads with government and nonprofit organizations...

Dietrich Downing works with North Carolina Coastal Federation staff and other interns to research the conditions of North Carolina’s wetlands with East Carolina University's Public Fellows SECU Public Fellows Internship program.
Aug 16, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman

COASTAL EXPLORATION

It’s the ideal scenario for a Pirate voyaging to a career with an environmental focus: a summer internship with an organization that works to protect, restore and preserve our state’s...

Aug 16, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU involved in first-ever survey of marine bioinvasions from the mid-Atlantic

Warming waters along the mid-Atlantic coast may be contributing to significant changes in the composition of marine species located in the area. Certain non-native creatures can create havoc, covering the...

East Carolina University graduate student Michael Moody captured this drone image showing Sugarloaf Island and Morehead City’s waterfront in November 2022.
Aug 15, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray

DISAPPEARING ISLAND

There’s nothing like being at the beach in the summer. The sun is shining, the water is sparkling and the science is flowing. Yes, summertime at the beach is synonymous...