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Jun 24, 2016

Seafood Lab Summer

The NC Seafood Lab is excited about a program is being developed at East Carteret HS and Hatteras HS by Karen Amspacher, Director of the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center on Harkers Island in Carteret County. It is an amazing story done well in our public schools! The video can be seen here: The Seafood… 

Jun 23, 2016

Campers Explore Marine Sciences

[Reprinted from Carteret County News-Times, Cheryl Burke. Pictured, Dr. Vicky Thayer with the Marine Mammal Stranding Network teaches students how to assemble dolphin vertebrae Monday during the Brad Sneeden Marine Science Academy. (Cheryl Burke photo)] MOREHEAD CITY — Beaufort Middle School rising seventh-grader Jacob Wright wants to become a marine biologist. So does rising Broad… 

May 17, 2016

“Josie” dolphin skeleton flies high!

“Josie,” a re-articulated bottlenose dolphin skeleton, is the newest addition to the CMAST family, now flying high in our lobby after a long journey from sea to ceiling. CMAST’s Dr. Vicky Thayer, Skeleton Crew Rearticulation Project Coordinator, saw the project through from inception to completion when it was mounted in the CMAST Lobby in May 2016.… 

May 12, 2016

Semester @ CMAST

CMAST welcomed its inaugural cohort of undergraduate students for the 2016 Spring Semester@CMAST Program. With seed funding from the Provost’s Office, the Semester @ CMAST is the first-of-its-kind NC State commitment for a semester-long, academic coastal and marine program for a large class of undergraduate students, and offered courses taught by experts in their respective fields,… 

May 6, 2016

Semester @ CMAST Final Projects

On May 5, we bid our Semester @ CMAST students a fond farewell. Before they left, however, came the really special part of their stay with us: Their final presentations for projects they completed while at CMAST. Following is a summary of the work that was done. The presentations were Powerpoints, videos, and speeches, followed… 

May 5, 2016

McClellan-Green Honored

The CMAST Summer Fellows program was started and nurtured by Dr. Patricia McClellan Green for ten years, before her untimely death in 2014. To honor her and the profound effect she had on so many young students, NC State changed the name of the Summer Fellows program to the Dr. Patricia McClellan-Green Summer Fellows Program at… 

Jul 13, 2015

The Science House @ CMAST partners with The Bridge Downeast

(This article is reprinted from an article by Cheryl Burke in The Carteret County News-Times). Landon Tunstall, a rising eighth-grader at Down East Middle School, is interested in engineering and science. He wants to be a pilot when he grows up. “My favorite subject is science and I’d like to be in the Air Force or… 

Jun 3, 2015

Teen Coastal Cafe — June 12th- Meet Dr. Chuck Weirich

The Teen Coastal Science Café will meet on Friday, June 12th at 5:30-7:30 pm at CMAST (303 College Circle, Morehead City, NC 28557). Come meet Dr. Chuck Weirich, who recently joined North Carolina Sea Grant as a marine aquaculture specialist. In his new duties, Dr. Weirich will focus on developing North Carolina’s marine aquaculture industry,… 

May 10, 2015

NC State CVM Students Attend 2015 Fish Med Selective at CMAST

NC State College of Veterinary Medicine students completed an intensive course of clinical work and lectures at the week-long Advanced Fish Medicine Selective at CMAST this month. The course was the first time the majority of these students had ever had hands-on clinical experience with marine life. Selectives are courses CVM students take to familiarize themselves… 

May 7, 2015

Semester @ CMAST Launched

In Spring, 2016, a special class of undergraduates will be bound for the coast to participate in an intensive hands-on semester in marine science for the first Semester @ CMAST (S@C). Twenty to twenty-five NC State undergraduate students will spend their 2016 spring semester as resident students at CMAST, NC State’s Center for Marine Sciences and Technology. This…