Desmophyllum cockscomb – A solitary hard coral called Desmophyllum cristigalli inhabits the deep walls of the mid-Atlantic canyons. Photo credit: Art Howard, ArtWork, Inc.
During a recent three-phase research cruise, marine scientists explored vast submarine canyons off the U.S. East Coast, yielding remarkable preliminary results, including a potential new species of mussel.
The international research team, led by co-chief scientists Steve Ross from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and Sandra Brooke from the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology and Marine Conservation Institute, boarded the NOAA ship Nancy Foster for 43 days at sea.

Desmophyllum cockscomb – A solitary hard coral called Desmophyllum cristigalli inhabits the deep walls of the mid-Atlantic canyons. Photo credit: Art Howard, ArtWork, Inc.

During a recent three-phase research cruise, marine scientists explored vast submarine canyons off the U.S. East Coast, yielding remarkable preliminary results, including a potential new species of mussel.

The international research team, led by co-chief scientists Steve Ross from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and Sandra Brooke from the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology and Marine Conservation Institute, boarded the NOAA ship Nancy Foster for 43 days at sea.

UNCW hatchery research invaluable

Lots of press lately about the research performed by faculty and graduate and undergraduate students. This research is vital to knowing more about shellfish and helping to rebuild their population on Eastern U.S. shores.

http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20121003/articles/121009856

http://charlotte.news14.com/content/local_news/664972/uncw-hatchery-provides-invaluable-research—despite-budget-shortfall

"William ‘Woody’ Hall, an economist at the University of North Carolina Wilmington who tracks the state’s employment figures for the area, said the industry has rebounded in the past few years. ‘But it’s not where it was in 2007, and probably never will be again,’ he said.”

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"William ‘Woody’ Hall, an economist at the University of North Carolina Wilmington who tracks the state’s employment figures for the area, said the industry has rebounded in the past few years.

‘But it’s not where it was in 2007, and probably never will be again,’ he said.”

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Congratulations to UNCW alum Laura Flessner for being named a Coastal Management Fellow by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Coastal Services Center. The two-year fellowship will allow Flessner to build her expertise in coastal resource management and policy.

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Congratulations to UNCW alum Laura Flessner for being named a Coastal Management Fellow by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Coastal Services Center. The two-year fellowship will allow Flessner to build her expertise in coastal resource management and policy.


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"An associate professor of creative writing at UNCW, David Gessner is funding his summer research trip with an advance from his publisher plus some money from the Natural Resources Defense Council. He also hopes to make a film based on the trip, though, so he’s seeking funds from a different source: the online site Kickstarter.com.”
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"An associate professor of creative writing at UNCW, David Gessner is funding his summer research trip with an advance from his publisher plus some money from the Natural Resources Defense Council. He also hopes to make a film based on the trip, though, so he’s seeking funds from a different source: the online site Kickstarter.com.”

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"There’s a wild juxtaposition in Larsson’s books," says co-editor Donna King, an associate professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. "Here we have the unexpected combination of familiar crime fiction devices, such as rape and murder, served up with some remarkable feminist characters. The juxtaposition is jarring, yet strangely compelling. We wanted to know what other feminists thought about it."
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"There’s a wild juxtaposition in Larsson’s books," says co-editor Donna King, an associate professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. "Here we have the unexpected combination of familiar crime fiction devices, such as rape and murder, served up with some remarkable feminist characters. The juxtaposition is jarring, yet strangely compelling. We wanted to know what other feminists thought about it."

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"Nathaniel Murrell, a religion professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, said the movement Rastafari grows out of the Judeo-Christian tradition and out of the colonial experience. He says Jamaicans oppressed by colonial overlords saw the new faith as a means of liberation."

"Nathaniel Murrell, a religion professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, said the movement Rastafari grows out of the Judeo-Christian tradition and out of the colonial experience. He says Jamaicans oppressed by colonial overlords saw the new faith as a means of liberation."