The Visualization Challenge hosted by RENCI at East Carolina University (ECU) drew excellent presentations again this year. Cal Scheinert, undergraduate winner, and Thad Wester, graduate winner, as well as Hillary Huffer, first runner up, were recognized at the 2011 Research and Creative Week Luncheon at ECU on April 8.
RENCI at East Carolina University was one of the organizations that planned and participated in the Eastern North Carolina Science Festival, held Friday, Sept. 24, at the East Carolina Heart Institute in Greenville.
Nothing communicates the effects of a natural disaster quite like personal stories: the recounting of an 80-year-old man and his dog who survived Hurricane Hazel by hiding in a freezer; the image of a lone sailor perched atop the wreckage of his ship in the aftermath of the San Ciriaco Hurricane (1899).
Michelle Covi, RENCI at ECU outreach coordinator, shows students at Nags Head Elementary School how to track the course of a hurricane during a hurricane awareness presentation by RENCI and National Weather Service staff. (photo: S. Daniel Siepert, RENCI at ECU) Donna Kain, outreach director at RENCI at East Carolina University (ECU), and Michelle Covi, [...]
John Wagner won the RENCI at ECU Visualization Challenge with this representation of a 19th century gunboat. RENCI at East Carolina University’s (ECU) second annual Visualization Challenge, held March 25, featured presentations on the center’s 21-foot by 6-foot visualization wall on topics ranging from 3D archeological ship reconstruction to research into genetic diseases using fruit [...]
Kids at RENCi at ECU read the Gettysburg Address simultaneously with schools children across the nation as part of the celebration of Lincoln’s 200th birthday. At 10 a.m. on February 12, home-schooled students from the Greenville area gathered around the visualization wall at RENCI at East Carolina University (ECU) to participate in a worldwide celebration [...]