In this blog, UConn senior Sarah Schechter shares how her experiences in the UConn Climate Corps class led to an independent study project and a summer internship project focusing on climate change impacts in Connecticut.
Two University of Connecticut graduate students and a third from Yale University have been chosen for the 2021 NOAA Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program, which places early career professionals with federal government offices for one year.
Three undergraduate students helping pave the way for greater diversity in the sciences have been chosen as the first recipients of Connecticut Sea Grant’s new summer undergraduate research fellowships for underrepresented and underserved students in marine and coastal scientific research.
Connecticut Sea Grant Education Coordinator Diana Payne has been promoted to associate professor in residence by the University of Connecticut’s Board of Trustees.
Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will lead three webinars especially for children in grades 2 to 6 on April 20, 22 and 24 about different marine science topics.
Professor Joe Roman will deliver the April 7 Coastal Perspectives Lecture, “Raising Whales: How the Recovery of Cetaceans Can Help Restore the Oceans,” via WebEx at 7:30 p.m.
Connecticut Sea Grant is encouraging teachers and parents to check out the many online educational resources available that can be used for virtual and at-home lessons about Long Island Sound and the larger marine environment.
Beachcombing along the Connecticut coast can be a fun and healthy educational activity for families eager to get out outdoors while the COVID-19 virus keeps children home from school.
Photographer Elizabeth Ellenwood and UConn Marine Sciences Prof. J. Evan Ward will offer different and complementary perspectives on the proliferation of plastics in the marine environment at a Feb. 25 talk at the Avery Point campus of the University of Connecticut.
Two teacher workshops on how to use Long Island Sound as the basis for life and earth science lessons will be offered in September.