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About the Urban Coast Institute

Mission: To serve Monmouth University and the public as a forum for research, education and collaboration in the development and implementation of science-based policies and programs that support stewardship of healthy, productive and resilient coastal ecosystems and communities.

Each year, the UCI manages a number of signature programs and events, including:

  • Student-faculty research projects
  • Lectures by distinguished scholars and professionals
  • Annual Future of the Ocean Symposium and Champions of the Ocean Awards