UNC Marine Sciences faculty member, Professor Rachel Noble

Dr. Rachel Noble interviewed by the Mayor of Beaufort, NC

Dr. Rachel Noble, of IMS, spoke with the Mayor of Beaufort on April 5th, 2020 about SARS-CoV-2 & things people should know about the virus. You can see her interview with the Mayor on the town’s FaceBook page at

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Drs. Eidam, Martens and Paerl featured in a article

Dr. Eidam, Dr. Martens and Dr. Paerl are featured in a article. They share tips and tricks from field research in remote locations on how to live in isolation. You can read the full article with their advice at … Continued

Honoring Dr. Conrad Neumann

  Unfortunately, the conference has been canceled due to COVID-19 but will be rescheduled at some point in the future. From the Margins to the Deep: A Tribute to the Science and Art of A. Conrad Neumann Cosponsored by GSA … Continued

Photo of MASC faculty, students and alumni at the 2020 ocean Sciences Meeting

UNC Reunion of Alumni and Current Faculty & Students during Ocean Sciences.

During this year’s Ocean Sciences Meeting current faculty and students were able to have a reunion with alumni of UNC’s Marine Science department. Thank you to everyone that participated in this year’s conference and to everyone that came out to … Continued

UNC MASC will have 19 presentations at the 2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting

Next week UNC-Chapel Hill’s Marine Science Department will participate in the 2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting in San Diego, CA. There will be 19 presentations associated with faculty, post-docs, students, and alumni. Below is the schedule for UNC affiliated presentations:   … Continued

The First Drone Workshop at UNC

Over winter break, UNC faculty and students completed a drone workshop ­— the first of its kind at the university — developing aeronautic expertise to apply to their research. This workshop on drones was lead by Jimmy Burch, a US … Continued

UNC Marine Sciences faculty member, Associate Professor F. Joel Fodrie

Dr. Joel Fodrie from IMS featured on WRAL

On January 30th, Dr. Joel Fodrie, an Assistant Professor from the Institute of Marine Sciences, was featured in a WRAL segment about which shark species are appearing off the North Carolina Coast. He said that there are 20 to 30 … Continued

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UNC Alumna Zena Cardman could be the first woman to walk on the Moon

WRAL writes about how alumna Zena Cardman could be the first woman to walk on the Moon. She was selected out of 18,000 applicants by NASA to join the 2017 astronaut class. Cardman is in the Artemis program with 12 … Continued