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Ocracoke brogue is an English dialect particular to the island of Ocracoke in North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Certain features of pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary reflect the island’s history, culture, and isolation. This article investigates how Ocracoke’s unique dialect has evolved with the island’s changing demographics.
Ten new North Carolina Sea Grant research projects have been set up for 2018 to 2020. These projects include subjects such as community resilience to natural disasters, shoreline and estuary water management, and several involving oysters and oyster reefs. These are all designed to assist with real-world problems and address current issues along the coast.
The North Carolina Community Collaborative Research Grant Program has established three research projects with new collaborators. These projects focus on flood risks, water contamination in the Cape Fear River, and evaluating resources of the nighttime sky at the Outer Albemarle Peninsula.
Four graduate students from around North Carolina have been named finalists for the 2019 John A. Krauss Marine Policy Fellowship. Fellows will be placed in federal government offices for one-year appointments; fellows include Alicia M. Cheripka, Chrissy Hayes, Jill Hamilton, and William Thaxton.