Monthly Archives: January 2015

Food and fun in 2014

We enjoyed food, conversations, laughs, and music during many dinners with the Community Advisory Board and our other friends in the community this semester.

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A photo collage from 2014 fall semester program orientation

Orientation

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A reflection on the OBXFS fall semester program from Jerome Allen

There is a certain thrill to the sound of “lab work”. For me this semester, this thrill entailed the brackish smell of the Wanchese Harbor, the application and reapplication of sunscreen, the whip of wind, the revitalization from the taste … Continue reading

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Quinton’s internship with the North Carolina Coastal Reserve

My name is Quinton Grady and I’m a senior from Goldsboro, NC studying Environmental Studies at the University of North Caroina. This semester, I was lucky to be offered an internship working with the North Carolina Coastal Reserve. For background, … Continue reading

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Charlotte’s internship with Hornthal, Riley, Ellis & Maland, L.L.P.

Since I am interested in environmental law and policy and seriously considering law school after graduation, I was pleased to find out my internship would be working with a lawyer on a research project. My internship mentor, David Gadd, is … Continue reading

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Jerome’s internship with the North Carolina Coastal Federation

If you would’ve asked me a year ago, whether I would be having some of the most fruitful and challenging times of my life at the Outer Banks Field Site, I would say you have no idea what you were … Continue reading

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John’s internship with the National Park Service

Interning with the National Park Service My internship for the National Park Service under the Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Natural Resource Manager, Randy Swilling has provided me with experiences and opportunities I never would have expected to have in my … Continue reading

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Michaela’s internship at the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island

The first day of my internship with the husbandry staff at the Roanoke Island Aquarium I was already feeding sharks. They just handed me a dead fish, a pole and pointed out which shark to feed. That experience sums up … Continue reading

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Dakota’s research internship on fracking in NC

My name is Dakota Koenigsberg and I’m a senior at UNC studying Environmental Studies and Economics.  This semester, at the Coastal Studies Institute, I’ve been conducting research on hydraulic fracturing regulation in North Carolina under the supervision of Dr. Andrew … Continue reading

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