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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Accessible Space Science: IDEAS into Actions

November 21, 2022 | Michelle Yu

North Carolina Space Grant, in collaboration with the South Carolina and North Dakota Space Grant programs, brings together educators and NASA education specialists in the IDEAS workshops to field test activities and develop modifications for students with different needs. ...

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Protected: Full Circle: Alum Shows Students Cutting-Edge Aerospace

November 18, 2022 | pebenisr

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Teams Selected for NC Space Grant 2022-23 Team Experience and Competition Award

November 10, 2022 | Michelle Yu

NC Space Grant is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Team Experience and Competition Awards, which help undergraduate teams participate in STEM competitions. ...

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NC Space Grant Honored by NC Science Teachers Association

November 7, 2022 | Michelle Yu

North Carolina Space Grant was presented the 2022 Distinguished Service Award for Support of Outreach Science Education at the 53rd NC Science Teachers Association’s Professional Development Institute on Nov. 3....

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New NC Space Education Ambassadors Named

October 24, 2022 | pebenisr

NC Space Grant announces the third annual cohort of the North Carolina Space Education Ambassadors (NCSEA) program. NC Space Grant expanded the number of ambassadors this year, with 16 teachers from 12 counties. The NCSEA program...

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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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Seeding Support of WSSU Astrobotany Lab

October 12, 2022 | Michelle Yu

When NC Governor Roy Cooper recently toured Winston-Salem State University, Dr. Rafael Loureiro, head of the WSSU Astrobotany Lab, was there with students to present the literal fruit of their labors: a tomato, grown from lunar-regolith soil. While on-campus, Cooper learned from students about the research they were doing to grow plants in space. ...

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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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