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WRRI Graduate Fellow Finds Opportunity in Setback

November 29, 2018 | Lee Cannon

Story by Justine Neville, 2018 North Carolina Sea Grant – WRRI Graduate Research Fellow, NC State University Throughout this post, I refer to the river as “Lumbee” in observance of the 2009 Lumbee Tribal Government...

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Young Minds and Urban Creek Enjoy New Green Infrastructure at Kingswood Elementary School

November 26, 2018 | Lee Cannon

Story by Christy Perrin, NC WRRI & North Carolina Sea Grant On a warm autumn morning in 2017, four young boys excitedly reach for irises in small pots and a chance to push their hands...

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WRRI Partner PEJ Hosts Celebration at Walnut Creek Wetlands

September 19, 2018 | Lee Cannon

On Saturday, Partners for Environmental Justice (PEJ) and the Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) will host a celebration of the renaming of Southeast Raleigh’s Walnut Creek Wetland Center as the Norman & Betty Camp Education...

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NC WRRI and Sea Grant Open Graduate Research Applications

September 11, 2018 | Lee Cannon

North Carolina’s Water Resources Research Institute and Sea Grant programs are seeking applications for graduate student research projects in the areas of contaminants, aquaculture and watershed management. Up to five $10,000 fellowships are available. The...

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WRRI Partners with NC Sea Grant to Expand Community Funding Statewide

September 5, 2018 | Lee Cannon

WRRI is teaming up with North Carolina Sea Grant this year for the fourth annual Community Collaborative Research Grant program (CCRG). The program is accepting proposals now through Nov. 20, 2018 and brings together university...

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Lee Cannon Joins WRRI, NC Space Grant and NC Sea Grant Teams

August 29, 2018 | Anna Martin

Lee Cannon has joined Water Resource Research Institute of the UNC System (WRRI) as the new communications specialist in charge of crafting messaging and sharing outcomes of the program research, education and outreach to audiences...

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Perrin Receives Equal Opportunity, Diversity Certification

May 15, 2018 | Danielle Costantini

Danielle Costantini FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069, kmosher@ncsu.edu Christy Perrin recently completed a certificate program through the Equal Opportunity Institute at North Carolina State University. Perrin focuses on sustainable waters and communities for...

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Barrow Receives Award for Excellence

May 11, 2018 | Danielle Costantini

Danielle Costantini Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069, kmosher@ncsu.edu
 Mary Beth Barrow received an Award for Excellence from NC State University’s Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Development. Photo by Sasha Campbell Mary Beth Barrow, fiscal officer...

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Frank Lopez Leads NC Sea Grant/WRRI Extension

April 30, 2018 | Marisa Incremona

April 27, 2018 | Marisa Incremona   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katie Mosher, kmosher@ncsu.edu, 919-515-9069 Frank Lopez is the new extension director for North Carolina Sea Grant and the state’s Water Resources Research Institute. “We...

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Communications position open for NC WRRI and Space Grant programs

March 19, 2018 | Anna Martin

The Public Communications Specialist shares results of research projects and outreach efforts funded or administered by the Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina and North Carolina Space Grant. This includes working...

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