Maritime/Coastal Archives

Jun 08, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward

Memorial exhibit for longtime library employee showcases ship plan

When Joe Barricella looks at the Ralph L. Scott Memorial Exhibit located on the first floor of East Carolina University’s main campus library, many thoughts surface. One of them is...

Kim Kenyon, head conservator for the Queen Anne’s Revenge project at East Carolina University's West Research Campus, looks over a canoe recovered from Lake Waccamaw.
Jun 08, 2023
  • Jules Norwood


The Queen Anne’s Revenge (QAR) Conservation Laboratory at East Carolina University’s West Research Campus is home to thousands of artifacts from the 300-year-old wreck of Blackbeard’s ship. Now it’s also...

A student on one of East Carolina University Assistant Professor Rebecca Asch’s field trips holds a menhaden, a small pelagic fish located along the North Carolina coast.
May 22, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray


East Carolina University faculty and students in the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences are researching range-expanding marine species and changing fish populations, as well as the effects climate...

May 19, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

Virtual, augmented reality engages students in science education, climate change

Research by two East Carolina University College of Education faculty members aims to bring the natural world to life for future teachers and K-12 students through augmented and virtual reality....

East Carolina University Coastal Studies Institute
May 11, 2023
  • ECU News Services


Two multi-institutional teams involving East Carolina University faculty members have been awarded $1 million each from the U.S. National Science Foundation's Regional Innovation Engines, or NSF Engines, program to create...

East Carolina University celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2023 Friday in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
May 05, 2023
  • ECU News Services


Each one’s journey has been different, but almost 5,000 Pirates now share at least one major accomplishment in common — they are East Carolina University graduates. ECU’s Class of 2023...

Dec 19, 2022
  • Matt Smith


If one word sums up Pirate Nation in 2022, it's "renewal." Pirates returned to campus with a rejuvenated sense of hope in response to COVID-19. Chancellor Philip Rogers was officially...

Almost 2,000 graduates were recognized at East Carolina University’s fall 2022 commencement ceremony in Minges Coliseum.
Dec 16, 2022
  • ECU News Services


Nearly 2,000 East Carolina University graduates turned their tassels in Minges Coliseum on Friday, celebrating fall commencement 2022 along with their families, friends, and university faculty, staff and administrators. Chancellor...

East Carolina University maritime studies graduate student Levi Holton, right, and Margaux Tronchet, a member of the University of the French West Indies and Association Archéologie Petites Antilles, record artifacts found on the Tank Bay shipwreck.
Dec 05, 2022
  • Lacey L. Gray


For more than 200 years, sailboats and fishing boats have unknowingly passed over the site of a presumed historic shipwreck off the southern coast of the island of Antigua. Now,...

ECU Students awarded the Rivers Foreign Exchange Scholarship stand with Provost Robin Coger and Dr. Jon Rezek.
Nov 10, 2022
  • Jamie Smith


To help kick off International Education Week, East Carolina University recognized faculty, staff and students for their outstanding work in pursuing international opportunities during its International Awards Ceremony. “As you...