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Anna Fisher and John Wells following the VIMS Awards Ceremony.
VIMS announces winners of annual awards

Each year the VIMS community gathers to recognize exemplary performance by faculty, staff, and students. Learn about this year's honorees.

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VIMS shares benefits, challenges of living shorelines

Donna Marie Bilkovic and Molly Mitchell are co-editors and authors of a new book that explores the benefits and challenges of using “living shorelines” to address coastal issues.

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VIMS students play prominent role through Knauss Fellowships

Three graduate students from William & Mary’s School of Marine Science at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science are currently using their science to better inform ocean-related decision making in our nation’s capital.

Researchers discover greenhouse bypass for nitrogen

An international team including VIMS professor B.K. Song discovers that production of a potent greenhouse gas can be bypassed as soil nitrogen breaks down into unreactive atmospheric N2.

High-tech mooring will measure beneath Antarctic ice

VIMS professor Elizabeth Shadwick has deployed a high-tech mooring beneath the seasonally ice-covered waters around Antarctica to better understand ocean acidification in polar regions.

VIMS grad awarded prestigious Thatcher Prize

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