Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic gives students opportunity to immerse themselves in practical law and policy issues while addressing issues facing Virginia's coastal communities.
VIMS welcomes a large and enthusiastic crowd of more than 2,000 visitors to its 11th-annual open house in Gloucester Point.
Recent VIMS Ph.D. recipient Dr. Sam Lake wins the 2013 Thatcher Prize for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Study during William & Mary’s commencement ceremony on May 12th.
VIMS Professor Roger Mann and colleagues explore the ability of oyster reefs to buffer the increasing acidity of ocean waters.
A study led by VIMS researcher Lisa Kellogg shows that a restored oyster reef can remove up to 10 times more nitrogen from Chesapeake Bay waters than an unrestored area nearby.
VIMS-led research reveals that organic carbon in runoff from urbanized landscapes is more likely to persist as it is carried downstream, thus contributing to low-oxygen “dead zones” in coastal waters.
Winter dredge survey of the bay-wide blue crab population shows a mixed bag of good and not-so-good news that may result in a slight tightening of commercial harvest restrictions.
VIMS chooses Lauren Gregg as the Grand Prize winner in its annual Marine Science Day artwork contest.
Results from the VIMS-led seagrass monitoring program show that underwater grasses in Chesapeake Bay and its tidal rivers declined 24% between 2011 and 2012, approaching lows last reported in 1986.
VIMS Professor J. Emmett Duffy and colleagues call for establishment of a comprehensive network to monitor marine biodiversity, a key bellwether of ocean and human health.
A study that began as a class project among graduate students at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science is now a peer–reviewed research article in Ecology, the flagship journal of the Ecological Society of America.
VIMS Professors of Marine Science John Graves and Robert (J.J.) Orth have been selected as recipients of 2013 Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence at the College of William & Mary.
New collaborative study between VIMS and USGS credits tiny crustacean "grazers" for maintaining health of seagrass meadows.
Thomas Murray, Associate Director for Advisory Services at VIMS, was presented with a Recreational Boating Access Award from the Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatUS).
Marine Recreation Specialist Susanna Musick of VIMS has been selected by the Virginia Beach Angler’s Club as the recipient of the prestigious Dr. James C. Wright Conservation Honorary Award.
Dr. Mark Luckenbach will serve as the principal administrative officer for VIMS’ research and advisory service activities, which are mandated in more than 30 different sections of the Virginia Code.
A new 5-year grant from the National Science Foundation will jumpstart an industry-university partnership to promote sustainable fisheries throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Gulf coast region.
Gloucester gallery showcases the talents of local artists who submitted entries to this year's Marine Science Day oyster artwork contest.
Seventh graders at Queens Lake Middle School in Williamsburg recently took learning to another level with the use of Twitter.
Program organizers acknowledge volunteers for tagging more than 31,600 fish in 2012, a new record.
Reviewers note that new book "brings each species to life" and is an “indispensable resource for both anglers and students.”
Students, faculty, and staff celebrate the mathematical and gastronomical versions of pi(e) with a community-building and fund-raising event.
Professors Walker Smith and Deborah Steinberg will testify in a March 22 simulation that is designed to determine how legislative hearings can best use modern technology to enhance success, efficiency, and transparency.
Professor Steve Kuehl and team analyze sediment cores for long-term record of extreme events and changing Arctic climate.
Report recommends steps for managing the use of nitrogen and phosphorous in a world where there are too many of these and other nutrients in some areas and too few in others.
The family of the late VIMS Professor of Marine Science Rebecca Dickhut has provided the Virginia Institute of Marine Science with a generous gift of $300,000 to establish The Rebecca Dickhut Endowment for Support of Students and Young Early Career Scientists.
Virginia Beach high school takes top honors—for a record 6th-straight time—at the 16th annual regional Ocean Science Bowl.
Cook-off determines VIMS' tastiest chili or cornbread recipes.
Physical oceanographer Donglai Gong uses gliders and moorings to study the movement and properties of coastal waters in the mid-Atlantic and Arctic.
Research and monitoring at VIMS provide data used to compile Chesapeake Bay Program's annual report on Bay health and the status of restoration efforts.
Students, staff, and faculty from VIMS took part in Virginia Sea Grant’s 4th Annual Project Participants’ Symposium by sharing their efforts to protect and restore coastal Virginia.
In-kind gift of scientific equipment will support studies and monitoring of water quality and ecosystem health in Chesapeake Bay and the coastal ocean.
VIMS professor honored by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia for excellence in teaching, research, knowledge integration, and public service.
VIMS' 2nd Annual International Potluck Dinner showcased the cultural diversity of the graduate students in W&M's School of Marine Science and featured dishes from around the world.
VIMS Ph.D. student and GK12 Fellow Christina Pondell leads students on a scavenger hunt that offers insight into her research and an opportunity to discover new things about their local environment.
Professors Robert “JJ” Orth and Ken Moore are funded to work with Danish colleagues in an effort to develop innovative techniques and tools for eelgrass restoration.
Report provides detailed plan for how the Commonwealth can best respond to coastal flooding.
Documentary film will highlight Antarctic research by professor Deb Steinberg and colleagues at VIMS, Rutgers, and other PAL-LTER partners.