CMAST’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging Facility: Our Newest Attraction

December 10, 2014 | CMAST

CMAST’s new Marine Magnetic Resonance Facility (MMRF) went online in July 2014, allowing marine scientists to study marine life on a whole new level. According to the project director, Dr. Michael Stoskopf, “The applications for...

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CMAST Explores the Deepest of the Deep

December 8, 2014 | CMAST

Scientists plunged more than 6,500 feet in the submarine Alvin to investigate the underwater communities that thrive among methane gas bubbles and seeping hydrogen sulfide in the Gulf of Mexico. Activated floodlights revealed the mysterious...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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