University Names New Director of Marine Sciences

Press Release
Tuesday, June 26, 2012

University of New England appoints Barry A. Costa-Pierce director of the Marine Science Education and Research Center, & of Center for Land-Sea Interactions

University of New England appoints Dr Costa-Pierce to the new Henry & Grace Doherty Endowed Chair of Marine Sciences to lead UNE's programs in marine coastal ecosystems and forge strategic partnerships with the coastal innovation economy.

In his roles at UNE, Costa-Pierce will lead the university’s marine sciences research and scholarship efforts to develop, student-centered undergraduate and graduate programs in marine coastal ecosystems.

He will lead teams across UNE to develop interdisciplinary scholarship and marine research that produces the next generation of coastal leaders who develop new coastal economies, contribute to marine environmental stewardship, social-ecological wisdom, global community and diversity, and human health and wellness.

He notes, “We will be educating and positioning UNE’s marine science graduates for the next generation of opportunities in this burgeoning field, so they will not be simply looking for jobs, but rather creating them.”

 



 

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