Maritime/Coastal Archives

Aug 02, 2022
  • Lacey L. Gray


Researchers in East Carolina University’s Program in Maritime Studies have received a $707,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of Ocean Exploration and Research to explore...

A pair of Task Force Dagger Foundation veterans excavate a unit. East Carolina University researchers and Task Force Dagger continue to search for and recover missing aircraft and WWII personnel off the coast of Saipan.
Jul 06, 2022
  • Lacey L. Gray


East Carolina University researchers continue to search for and recover missing aircraft and WWII personnel off the coast of Saipan through a project led by Thomas Harriot College of Arts...

Christine Chan posing in front of a building.
Jun 06, 2022
  • Hannah Eccleston

Student: Christine Chan

Christine Chan wants to explore North Carolina’s biodiversity to turn her passion for the environment and animals into a career and continue to advocate for climate change awareness. As an...

Ravian Jordan, left, and Kayin Fails turn their tassels at commencement.
May 06, 2022
  • ECU News Services


East Carolina University celebrated the Class of 2022 in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in its first full-scale spring commencement ceremony since 2019. The ceremony recognized the accomplishments of more than 4,600 spring...

May 02, 2022
  • ECU News Services


Pirate success comes in many forms. For some, inspiration arises when they first set foot on campus, or experience one of East Carolina University’s unique programs like Semester at the...

May 02, 2022
  • Ken Buday


STATISTICS Name: Marco Agostini College: Engineering and Technology Major: Computer science, minor in coastal and marine studies Age: 22 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Wilson, North Carolina Hobbies/interests: Blacksmithing, woodworking and tennis...

The Mark Zero device is deployed from Jennette’s Pier during the Waves to Water Prize DRINK Finale.
Apr 13, 2022
  • Parker Kellam Murphy


All four devices entered in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Waves to Water Prize DRINK Finale, hosted by East Carolina University’s Coastal Studies Institute, were successfully and safely deployed...

Mar 07, 2022
  • Jules Norwood


It’s no secret that hundreds, if not thousands, of ships and their crews have met their fate off the coast of North Carolina; the area is known, after all, as...

Feb 24, 2022
  • Jules Norwood


A thousand feet from shore and 20 feet above the surface of the Atlantic Ocean, a spider crane hoists objects from the deck of Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head and...

Dec 26, 2021
  • Matt Smith


Pirate Nation made great strides in 2021. After a rocky 2020, this year brought great promise as Pirates hoped to leave the pandemic behind and start fresh. The pandemic didn’t...