NC Space Grant offers free virtual sessions with tips for funding applications

January 25, 2023 | Sascha Medina

The first of three virtual information sessions is this Friday, January 27, 2023 at 12 p.m. Students interested in NC Space Grant’s undergraduate and graduate research funding opportunities are invited. ...

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NC Space Grant Accepting Student Poster Abstracts for 2023 NC Space Symposium

January 17, 2023 | Sascha Medina

NC Space Grant is requesting students to share their research via posters at the NC Space Symposium....

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Accepting Applications: NC Graduate Fellowship Uses Satellite, Remote-Sensing Technology and Data 

January 9, 2023 | Sascha Medina

North Carolina’s Space Grant and Sea Grant programs are currently accepting applications for Graduate Research Fellowships for the 2023-2024 academic year. ...

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NC Space Grant Partners with Community Colleges for STEM Innovation

December 19, 2022 | pebenisr

NC Space Grant has a long-standing partnership with the North Carolina Community College System — collaborations largely facilitated by Matt Meyer, the system’s associate vice president for economic development. Meyer actively connects community college STEM...

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NC Space Grant Pathways and Bridge Scholars Named

December 2, 2022 | pebenisr

NC Space Grant announces the new class of the Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) STEM Bridge Scholarship, along with recipients of the MSI STEM Pathways Scholarship Program. Across the two programs, 14 NC scholars will explore NASA...

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2022-2023 Pre-Service Teachers Education Scholars Announced

November 30, 2022 | Michelle Yu

These teachers-in-training will gain unique access to NASA education specialists and materials, to help them bring NASA into their future classrooms....

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Full Circle: Alum Shows Students Cutting-Edge Aerospace

November 18, 2022 | pebenisr

James Ainsworth is a man of many hats, including supporting commercial space launch and aerospace customers. As director of engineering services with Collier Aerospace and HyperX Software, he is equally serious about mentoring a new generation of students....

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Coffee and Viz: Meteorological Modeling of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

October 12, 2022 | Michelle Yu

In this Coffee and Viz, Dr. Gary Lackmann from the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences and NC Space Grant research scholar Caleb Keaveney talk about the shrinking of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and the meteorology behind it. ...

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Climate Change and Resistance to Antibiotics

September 21, 2022 | cclower

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are a serious public health issue. Maya Hoon, recipient of the NC Space and Sea Grant joint fellowship, talks about her work examining how heavy metals in surface water and climate change may be linked to an increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the Neuse River Basin....

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Doing Astrobotany Research is Nothing Like “The Martian” … Except When It Is

August 9, 2022 | Michelle Yu

Real astrobotany is very different from the fictional exploits of Mark Watney, the botanist/engineer astronaut stuck on Mars in the story. However, some definite parallels exist between life and fiction. NC Space Grant graduate fellow Aurora Toennisson speaks about her research to grow plants on other planets, the challenges of astrobotany and how The Martian gets it wrong--and right....

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