Maritime/Coastal Archives

Dec 21, 2020
  • Kristin Zachary

2020: YEAR IN REVIEW

Some may wish to pack the year 2020 and all of its contents into a box never to be seen again — no judgment here — but this year's 1,907...

Grad Profile: Will Nassif
Nov 30, 2020
  • Lacey L. Gray

DIVING INTO HISTORY

East Carolina University graduate student Will Nassif will earn his master’s in maritime studies in December and wants to work in North Carolina, protecting the state’s cultural heritage. Born in...

Oct 13, 2020
  • Matt Smith

FUTURE OF FARMING

A nearly $1.5 million grant awarded to an East Carolina University research team by the National Science Foundation combines science and economic policy to support eastern North Carolina’s environment, farmers...

Aug 31, 2020
  • Lacey L. Gray

FIELDING MARITIME HISTORY

Nine East Carolina University graduate students are investigating a shipwreck close to home this fall as part of an annual field school. The students in ECU’s Program in Maritime Studies,...

Aug 17, 2020
  • ECU News Services

Hurricanes and Migration: Case studies guide future disaster response

Residents of North Carolina’s Outer Banks usually observe a mass exodus of visitors from the beach prior to a hurricane. Once the storm has passed, residents immediately clean up and...

Jul 31, 2020
  • Ken Buday

FIRST-TIME AWARD

The University of North Carolina System announced that a team from East Carolina University has been awarded a grant through UNC’s Research Opportunities Initiative (UNC ROI). The $1.4 million grant...

Jul 16, 2020
  • Lacey L. Gray

INTENTIONAL SHIPWRECK?

It has long been speculated by historians that the notorious pirate Blackbeard may have intentionally run his ship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge (QAR), aground off the coast of North Carolina...

Feb 14, 2020
  • Lacey L. Gray

COMING FULL CIRCLE

Married East Carolina University professors never expected a rogue storm to shipwreck their boat along the coast of North Carolina 35 years ago, but that is exactly what happened and...

Dec 12, 2019
  • ECU News Services

Resiliency the theme of third annual Coastal Conversations Conference

Researchers from across the state came together Friday to share their work on the health and resiliency of North Carolina’s coast at the third annual Coastal Conversations Conference at East...

Dec 12, 2019
  • ECU News Services

Resiliency the theme of third annual Coastal Conversations Conference

Researchers from across the state came together Friday to share their work on the health and resiliency of North Carolina’s coast at the third annual Coastal Conversations Conference at East...