The American Meteorological Society has selected Jessica Whitehead, North Carolina Sea Grant’s coastal communities hazards adaptation specialist, as a member of its inaugural Early Career Leadership Academy. She is one of 34 scientists selected as diverse and competent emerging leaders in weather, water, and climate science.
RISING, a new collaborative multimedia exhibition that explores coastal environmental change, opens February 16 at the Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
North Carolina Sea Grant is looking for a managing editor for its award-winning communications team. Listed as an “advanced” level at NC State University, the position is based in Raleigh. Requirements and other details are available in the online posting: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/96037
Julie Leibach has joined North Carolina Sea Grant as a science writer/digital content specialist. She writes and edits articles, blog posts and social media about the program’s wide-ranging research, education and outreach efforts.
Chris Moore will be the 2018 North Carolina Coastal Research Fellow. North Carolina Sea Grant and the N.C. Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve Program jointly fund this fellowship.