Nominations Now Open for Doherty Professorship in Ocean Utilization Deadline November 12, 2010

The MIT Sea Grant College Program announces that nominations are now open for the Doherty Professorship in Ocean Utilization. All non-tenured MIT faculty members from any Institute department are eligible. Department heads may submit one nomination…

Salem Harbor falling prey to prawn invader

SalemNews.com, Salem, MAAugust 20, 2010Salem Harbor falling prey to prawn invaderBy Will BroaddusStaff Writer¢ This article has been corrected since publication. To read the correction, please click here.SALEM ¢ An invasive species of European…

State Researchers Find New Non-Native Invasive Species

Commonwealth of MassachusettsExecutive Office of Energy and Environmental AffairsGovernor Deval L. PatrickLieutenant Governor Timothy P. MurraySecretary Ian A. BowlesPress Release Contacts: Catherine Williams ¤ 617-626-1809 or catherine.williams@state.ma.us;…

UNH Tech Camp Provides Hands-On Science for Secondary Students

DURHAM, N.H. ¤ Brady McMillion and Sam Moore, rising seventh graders from Dover Middle School, peered into the deep test tank at the University of New Hampshire¡s Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory recently, watching the boxy little Remotely…

Ocean Engineering Experience Students test Wind Turbine and marine ROV of their own designs Friday, July 30, MIT Sailing Pavilion

Cambridge, MA, July 23 ¤ The MIT Ocean Engineering Experience (OEX), a new, week-long summer academic program, begins Monday, July 25 with high school students from Georgia, Washington, Maryland and Massachusetts. A final demonstration event…

International Team of Scientists to Conduct Rapid Assessment Survey of Marine Invasive Species from Maine to Rhode Island: July 25-31, 2010

Cambridge, MA, July 19, 2010 ¤ An international team of 24 coastal and marine scientists will sample organisms from Freeport, Maine to Newport, Rhode Island, to assess the presence of non-native species in these coastal waters. The Rapid Assessment…

MIT Sea Grant Director Appointed to Committee Analyzing Technical Aspects Leading to Gulf Oil Spill

WASHINGTON ¢ The National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council have named Donald C. Winter, former secretary of the navy, to chair a committee that will conduct a technical analysis of the causes of the Deepwater Horizon…

Thurs, June 24 at 6 PM: Gallery Talk by MITSG’s Sarah Hammond, & List Visual Arts Center’s Mark Linga.

Join MIT Sea Grant Program educator, Sarah Hammond, and List Visual Arts Center educator, Mark Linga, for a gallery walk through tour of Tavares Strachan¡s exhibition Orthostatic Tolerance: It Might Not Be Such a Bad Idea if I Never Went Home.One…
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High School Students from San Diego, CA; Newton, MA; & Andover, MA Chosen for MIT Ocean Engineering Summer Internships at MIT Sea Grant College Program & the MIT Center for Ocean Engineering

May 14 ¤ Two Boston area high school students, Cole Kerr (Newton North) and Stephanie Liu (Phillips Andover Academy), and two students from High Tech High in San Diego, Beth Lacarra and Jake Neighbors, have been chosen for the MIT Ocean Engineering…
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MIT Sea Grant collaborates with artist Tavares Strachan on his major solo exhibition at the MIT List Visual Arts Center through July 11, 2010.

MIT SEA GRANT AND LIST VISUAL ART CENTER COLLABORATIONMIT Sea Grant (collaborates with artists and cultural organizations in order to amplify the themes of MIT Sea Grant¡s work. By collaborating with artists who use MIT Sea Grant technology,…