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75 years of research and service

June 21, 2022

As the institute celebrates its 75th anniversary, director Rick Luettich discusses the mission of the Institute of Marine Sciences, how the institute evolved and why the research produced through the institute is vital to North Carolina.

Are offshore wind farms coming to North Carolina?

November 3, 2021

After the Biden administration announced plans to develop coastal wind farms, The Well checked in with marine sciences professor Harvey Seim about what that could mean for North Carolina.

Roberts-Watson Family Support New Environmental Scholars Program

October 20, 2021

The newly formed department of earth, marine and environmental sciences received a vote of confidence from College alumni Jennifer Watson Roberts ’82 and Manley Roberts ’80, who have created the Roberts-Watson Family Environmental Scholars Program.

On the edge of discovery

June 9, 2021

Postdoctoral researcher Stacy Zhang with the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences is on the frontlines of helping navigate challenges facing North Carolina’s coast.