Stranding Team Responds to Bottlenose Dolphin Stranding on Ocracoke

December 4, 2014 | CMAST

The DMF/CMAST stranding team responded to the stranding of a bottlenose dolphin early Monday morning. The team, led by Dr. Vicky Thayer of NC DMF/CMAST, took the 7 am ferry to Ocracoke to meet Cape…

Boat Donation Increases the Fleet

December 1, 2014 | CMAST

The CMAST facility and its programs are very grateful to Dr. Rick Weisler of Raleigh, NC for the donation of a 26-ft. Regulator center console boat. This boat will facilitate CMAST research programs offshore, such…

Dr. Pat Curley, Director of The Science House @ CMAST, named Outstanding Veteran of the Year

November 21, 2014 | CMAST

Each year, the city of Jacksonville North Carolina seeks nominations from local veterans groups to recognize the area’s “outstanding veteran of the year.” Those nominated, and selected, receive a Veteran of the Year certificate and…

The Science House @ CMAST Kicks off a Fabulous Winter

November 21, 2014 | CMAST

The Science House @ CMAST is rounding out 2014 with activities and plans for the coming year. Science House Director Dr. Pat Curley has been elected as the Eastern Section Chair for the Environmental Educators of…

Area Teachers Attend Coastal Connections Summer Session

August 7, 2014 | CMAST

Sixteen teachers spent the last two weeks participating in a intense summer professional development program as part of a Math and Science Partnership Grant titled: Coastal Connections. The Science House at CMAST is directing this…

2014 CMAST Summer Fellows Give Presentations

August 7, 2014 | CMAST

On August 1st, the 2014 CMAST Summer Fellows gave their final presentations to an enthusiastic audience. There were three Fellows this year who worked on a trio of interesting projects. The CMAST Summer Fellows Program is…

CMAST’s Heather Broadhurst Receives Award

June 23, 2014 | CMAST

In a ceremony on the NCSU main campus in Raleigh on Monday, CMAST’s Heather Broadhurst was awarded the College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Sarah Joyner Memorial Staff Excellence Award. Heather began working…

CMAST Holds Open House to Announce New MMRI Facility & Other Programs

June 20, 2014 | CMAST

(Story by Mike Shutak, originally appearing in the Carteret County News-Times) One of the newest facilities at CMAST offers new opportunities for research, and new programs at the center offer new opportunities for learning and…

Successful Release of Hooked Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle

May 30, 2014 | CMAST

This sea turtle was incidentally caught on a hook and line by a recreational fisherman and was brought to CMAST by a NCWRC biologist to be examined by Dr. Emily Christiansen. The hook was deep…

CMAST Saddened by Passing of Dr. Patricia McClellan-Green

May 22, 2014 | CMAST

CMAST is saddened by the passing of Professor of Toxicology Dr. Patricia McClellan-Green on May 18 due to complications from bacterial meningitis. “Pat McClellan-Green was an integral part of our CMAST family, and we are…