NC Sea Grant/WRRI Offer Graduate Funding

April 19, 2016 | E-Ching Lee

North Carolina Sea Grant, in partnership with the Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina system, is offering competitive funding for graduate students to conduct research in four focus areas.

Contact: John Fear, 919-515-9104,

NC Science Festival in Hyde County: Aquaculture and Seafood Industry Education Day

April 11, 2016 | Diana Hackenburg

Hyde County middle- and high-school students will learn about aquaculture technology, environmental science and related careers from local experts at this education day organized by North Carolina Sea Grant in conjunction with the North Carolina Science Festival.

Diana Hackenburg, North Carolina Sea Grant, 419-603-0816,

NC Sea Grant/NC Space Grant Fellowship Deadline May 16

April 8, 2016 | E-Ching Lee

The new North Carolina Space Grant/North Carolina Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowship Program is accepting applications from graduate students across the state. The program will focus on nearshore environs and coastal watersheds.

John Fear, North Carolina Sea Grant, 919-515-9104,
Jobi Cook, North Carolina Space Grant, 919-515-5933,

New Research Projects Focus on Coastal Community Collaborations

April 6, 2016 | E-Ching Lee

Four community-based collaborations will start this spring thanks to a new partnership between North Carolina Sea Grant and the William R. Kenan Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology and Science at NC State University.

Contact: Katie Mosher, North Carolina Sea Grant, 919-515-9069,

Blue Heron Bowl Champs Head to National Ocean Sciences Bowl

March 21, 2016 | Diana Hackenburg

As winners of the 2016 Blue Heron Bowl, students from Walter M. Williams High School in Burlington will face-off against 23 other teams at the National Ocean Sciences Bowl, April 21 to 24 in Morehead City.

Diana Hackenburg, North Carolina Sea Grant, 919-515-1092,
Kerry Irish, UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, 252-726-6841 x126,