Sharks in North Carolina: Reduce Your Risk of an Encounter

June 17, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

Many people are surprised to learn that “North Carolina is a very sharky place,” notes Chuck Bangley, a researcher now with the Smithsonian. North Carolina Sea Grant funded several of his shark research projects while he was earning his doctorate at East Carolina University, and he now is working on a related study funded by the North Carolina Aquariums.

Sun, Sand and Science: My Path to NOAA

June 10, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

Growing up as an army kid, home was just wherever the military decided to stick my family, never a place I lived. But, as I was walking home from my third day as a Hollings Scholar at NOAA’s Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC) in Pearl Harbor, HI, it hit me that this strange new place actually “felt” like home, it was something deep in my bones.

Coastal Resilience Summit to Lay Groundwork for NC Plan

June 7, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

The North Carolina Coastal Resilience Summit will inform the development of the North Carolina Coastal Climate Risk Assessment and Resilience Plan under Governor Cooper’s Executive Order 80.

N.C. Highway Historical Marker Honors Hyde County School Desegregation Movement

May 29, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

School desegregation came to rural Hyde County, but not without a fight.

Hurricane Preparedness Week Begins Season of Storm Awareness

May 2, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

The National Weather Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will raise awareness from May 5 through May 11 with Hurricane Preparedness Week.