Dr. Mike Muglia is scheduled to present at 6 p.m. Nov. 17 his research, “Renewable Ocean Energy Developments: Concepts to Kites” during the monthly, in-person, lecture series on the ECU Outer Banks Campus on Wanchese.
NC Aquariums free for military families this Veterans Day
Admission is free for all veterans, active, reserve or retired U.S. military and their dependents at the Fort Fisher, Roanoke Island and Pine Knoll Shores aquariums.
Friends group sponsors NC Coastal Reserve internship
The N.C. Coastal Reserve Undergraduate Internship Award seeks to provide the opportunity for students from traditionally underserved and underrepresented populations to gain experience in coastal and estuarine science.
DMF seeks grant proposals for access, education projects
The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is accepting applications for grants for fishing access and education projects that help manage, protect, restore, develop, cultivate and enhance the state’s marine resources.
STEAM career event Oct. 27 for students with disabilities
The science, technology, engineering, art and math career showcase for students with disabilities is being offered free both virtually and in-person at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh.
Cape Lookout to host two astronomy nights this month
Two astronomy nights will take place Oct. 14 and Oct. 15 at Cape Lookout National Seashore.
NC science centers receive $6.3M for STEM education
The North Carolina Science Museums Grant Program awarded 55 science centers, 11 of which are on the coast, $6.3 million total for science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.
NOAA funds NC Aquariums to raise aquaculture awareness
N.C. Aquarium teams will be working over the next three years with seven other facilities across the country, in collaboration with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, to build a network of public aquariums to advance aquaculture strategies.
Science on the Sound talks to resume Sept. 29
Dr. Reide Corbett is set to discuss beach nourishment on the Outer Banks Thursday at the Coastal Studies Institute, ECU Outer Banks Campus, in Wanchese.
Webb telescope the star of this month’s astronomy night
A NASA Solar System Ambassador will talk Saturday night at Cape Lookout National Seashore about about the James Webb Space Telescope.
Talk on Rachel Carson, wood pellet industry set for Sept. 29
Rachel Carson Council CEO Bob Musil to present “Rachel Carson, Wood Pellets, and Environmental Justice” at UNCW.
Eligible students may apply for 2 STEM scholarships
Undergraduate students from underrepresented and underserved populations pursuing STEM-related careers are eligible for funding through North Carolina Space Grant.
Morehead City native gifts family’s island to UNC Institute
The 17-acre island at the mouth of the Newport River in Carteret County was donated earlier this year.
NC Aquariums offer grants to teachers at Title I schools
Teachers at low-income schools can apply for Aquarium Scholars grants to help fund field trips and special aquarium programming.
Help Fort Fisher aquarium name its newest otter pups
The public can help choose the names for the four female Asian small-clawed otter pups that are new to the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher.
Small sparrow’s plight in focus for grant recipient Allie Best
Allie Best, a graduate student at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, is one of two recently named recipients of the North Carolina Space Grant and North Carolina Sea Grant, a fellowship awarded to students whose research explores challenging coastal problems.