Projects to explore offshore energy, community coexistence

The Northeast Sea Grant Consortium—with the Dept. of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies and Water Power Technologies offices, and NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center—announced six projects to advance social science and technology research on offshore renewable energy.

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An aeriel view of the UConn Avery Point campus in Groton, where the Connecticut National Estuarine Research Reserve will be headquartered.

National Estuarine Reserve celebration set for May 21

UConn is joining with partners at the local, federal and state levels including CT Sea Grant to celebrate the establishment of the Connecticut National Estuarine Research Reserve. The event will take place at 11 a.m. on May 21 at the Avery Point campus, where the CT NERR will be headquartered.

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New extension educators support communities on climate challenges

CTSG, UConn Extension and the Long Island Sound Study announce the hiring of Extension Educators Deb Visco Abibou and Alicia Tyson, charged with facilitating efforts to better serve coastal communities dealing with a range of hazards and reducing barriers to developing sustainable communities.

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Promotion spotlights Syma Ebbin’s interdisciplinary pursuits

On Earth Day a few weeks ago, Syma Ebbin reflected on how science and nature poetry can work in symbiosis, with each informing and magnifying the message of the other. The presentation encapsulated many of the reasons Ebbin excells in her job at CTSG and UConn, where she was recently promoted.

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