The Office of News & Media Services at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science serves both internal and external audiences.
Media & Public Relations
Our staff disseminate the results of VIMS research and educational activities to the press via news releases, access to still images and video clips, and by guiding reporters to in-house expertise. We also share stories directly with the public through the VIMS website and social-media channels.
Print & Website Services
The VIMS Publications Center and Print Shop assists faculty, staff, and students by designing and printing paper documents such as technical reports, class materials, scientific posters, and promotional brochures. Our webmaster creates and maintains VIMS websites, and assists other VIMS personnel in the use of our Cascade© web-content management system.