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These days it seems there is a particular day devoted to celebrating almost anything that comes to mind. While some holidays, like the recent observance of Mother’s Day, are widely recognized, today’s event is likely more obscure to most, though no less relevant to us...
After a brief hiatus in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Children & Youth Partnership for Dare County (CYP)'s KidsFest has returned in 2021! This year's iteration of the event, advertised as Kidsfest Adventure, will be a self-guided activity hunt taking...
While the pandemic may have slowed some research around the world, it certainly did not keep Dr. David Lagomasino from keeping busy this spring. Between the end of January and the beginning of April, Lagomasino was listed as a co-author for five recently published...
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A Bigger Vision
The Coastal Studies Institute is one facet of ECU’s Integrated Coastal Programs (ICP). This college-level academic unit is the umbrella organization for coastal and marine sciences at ECU. ICP brings together scientists and researchers across ECU’s campuses and integrates the fields of engineering, health, natural, and social sciences. ECU’s Integrated Coastal Programs are dedicated to transdisciplinary research, high-quality academic programs, and meaningful community engagement. The program uses an interdisciplinary approach and scientific advances to provide effective solutions to complex problems while helping coastal communities, ecosystems, and economies thrive.