WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ - The Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute (UCI) invites MU students and graduates to enter its 2016 Ocean Stories Photo Contest. The UCI welcomes images that tell a story about the places, people and marine life in the Jersey Shore region. Scenes from coastal beaches, bays, estuaries and the ocean are welcome.

The top 12 images will be included in a 2017 UCI calendar, with all proceeds to fund student research activities. For full contest rules and additional information, download an entry form at www.monmouth.edu/uci or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Entries must be received by April 24.