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Fellowship opportunities in the new year

Posted by: | December 20, 2013 Comments Off on Fellowship opportunities in the new year |

Check out several new fellowship opportunities, including the newly announced 2015 Knauss Fellowship:  http://seagrant.oregonstate.edu/education/fellowships Current opportunities NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship – Deadline: January 24, 2014. Oregon Sea Grant Natural Resource Policy Fellowship – Deadline: February 7, 2014. Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships – Deadline: February 14, 2014. NMFS/Sea Grant Graduate Fellowship Program in […]

under: Confluence, fellowships, internships, marine education, marine policy, National Sea Grant Program, NOAA, Oregon Sea Grant, scholarships, Sea Grant Scholars

Erosion hitting Oregon’s coastline – hard

Posted by: | December 10, 2013 Comments Off on Erosion hitting Oregon’s coastline – hard |

Many beaches along the Pacific Northwest coast have experienced increased erosion since the late 1800s. So says the U.S. Geological Survey, which is working with Oregon State University on a study that’s analyzing shoreline changes in the nation’s coastal regions. The agency made the discovery while examining coastal erosion and land loss. The groups found […]

under: Oregon Sea Grant

Weather forces delays in SG Director interviews

Posted by: | December 8, 2013 Comments Off on Weather forces delays in SG Director interviews |

Lingering ice and snow from a severe winter storm will close the Oregon State University campus on Monday, Dec. 9,, forcing the postponement of two candidate interviews for the vacant position of Oregon Sea Grant director. The interviews will be rescheduled for a later date.  Two additional interviews, scheduled for Dec. 18-19, are expected to […]

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Oregon Sea Grant Presents, a new Vimeo channel from OSG Communications.

Posted by: | December 5, 2013 Comments Off on Oregon Sea Grant Presents, a new Vimeo channel from OSG Communications. |

OSG Communications has just created a new Vimeo channel for high quality playback and downloads. Please take some time to view our most recent productions and make sure to follow our page. A Big Change: Climate and Fisheries from Michael Monroe on Vimeo. Dump Station PSA from Michael Monroe on Vimeo. You can also find […]

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Investigating why kids lose interest in science, math

Posted by: | December 4, 2013 Comments Off on Investigating why kids lose interest in science, math |

PORTLAND (StreetRoots News) – Nobody’s quite sure why, but toward the end of middle school students lose interest in science and math. Researchers at one Portland school want to learn why. By solving the mystery, they hope to reverse the trend. Northeast Portland’s culturally diverse, working-class Parkrose Middle School is the subject of an investigation […]

under: free-choice learning, kids, marine education, marine science, Oregon Sea Grant, research, science education

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