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  • Interdisciplinary Research and Interns on the Pappy’s Lane Shipwreck

    By Meghan Savona, First Flight High School Intern A maritime archaeology research project is currently underway in the Pamlico Sound off Rodanthe, NC. The shipwreck known as “Pappy’s Lane Wreck” is being studied because of its potential historical, archaeological, interpretive, and educational significance. While the identity of the Pappy’s Lane Wreck is currently unknown, it’s …Read More

  • Research Team Receives Funding to Study Adaptation on Barrier Islands and Coastal Areas

    Andy Keeler of the UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) and East Carolina University (ECU) is part of an interdisciplinary team that has been awarded a 4-year, 1.5 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study adaptation on barrier islands and low-lying coastal areas.  The team consists of economists, geologists, and physical …Read More

  • UNC CSI High School Internship Program

    University of North Carolina Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) established an internship program in 2014 to provide local high school students with real-world experiences in research and science.  These intensive experiences in Science, Technology, Education, Art, and Math (STEAM) careers provide relevance to subjects taught in school and foster students interest to pursue careers in …Read More

  • Pappy’s Lane Shipwreck Project

    PROJECT OVERVIEW With support from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), graduate students from East Carolina University’s Program in Maritime Studies (ECU) in partnership with the UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI), will investigate a shipwreck near the village of Rodanthe as part of a fall field school.  Known locally as “Pappy’s Lane Wreck”, the …Read More

  • Dr. Lindsay Dubbs Featured on Clean Energy Podcast “More Power to You”

    Dr. Lindsay Dubbs, Research Assistant Professor at UNC Chapel Hill and Research Associate at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute, was recently featured on the new podcast, “More Power to You”.  The podcast is dedicated to a sustainable clean energy economy and is hosted by Josh Cohen, former mayor of Annapolis Maryland and former Deputy Administrator …Read More

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