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VIMS grad awarded with prestigious Thatcher Prize

Dr. Jonathan Lefcheck, a recent graduate of the Ph.D. program at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, was awarded the 2015 Thatcher Prize for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Study during William & Mary’s commencement ceremony on Saturday.

Marine lab leaders discuss sea-level rise at VIMS

Representatives from marine laboratories throughout the southern U.S. traveled to the Virginia Institute of Marine Science last week for their annual meeting and to discuss an issue—sea-level rise—that threatens not only coastal communities but many of the lab’s own waterfront campuses.