VIMS News Feed News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduHouse coastal flooding committee meets at VIMS join with citizens, policymakers, and researchers as part of their on-going efforts to develop a comprehensive and coordinated plan for addressing coastal flooding and sea-level rise in the Commonwealth.Mon, 05 Oct 2015 11:00:00 -0400VIMS Eastern Shore Lab opens its doors for Marine Life Day Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s Eastern Shore Laboratory in Wachapreague welcomed an enthusiastic crowd to its campus on Saturday for this year’s Marine Life Day open house.Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS announces sponsorship of Virginia Master Naturalists Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s Center for Coastal Resources Management recently became a new sponsoring agency of the Virginia Master Naturalists program.Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS Professors chosen as inaugural AFS fellows Mary Fabrizio and Emeritus Professor Jack Musick of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science were named fellows of the America Fisheries Society (AFS) at the society’s 145th Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon in August.Tue, 22 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400Blue crabs more tolerant of low oxygen than previously thought of VIMS investigation contradict earlier studies, thus helping to explain what had been somewhat of an ecological mystery.Mon, 21 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS welcomes House delegates to Gloucester Point of the Virginia House of Delegates’ Agriculture, Chesapeake, and Natural Resource committee meet with researchers to discuss water quality, clams, oysters, blue crabs, and more.Wed, 16 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400Study of past Mideast climate links drought and empire Elizabeth Canuel and colleagues in the U.S. and Iran show links between drought and the fall of Fertile Crescent empires as far back as 4,200 years ago.Tue, 15 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS names winners in annual Three Minute Thesis competition student Bianca Santos of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science won first-place and the People’s Choice Award during the second annual Three Minute Thesis® competition at VIMS.Mon, 14 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS announces winners of 2015 Photo Contest competition recognizes the most engaging images taken by VIMS faculty, students, and staff in the field and lab.Fri, 11 Sep 2015 13:00:00 -0400VIMS prepares interns for careers in oyster aquaculture emerging professionals needed to advance Chesapeake Bay’s rapidly growing oyster aquaculture industry received certificates of completion during a reception at VIMS last week. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS reports intense and widespread algal blooms researchers join with colleagues at VIMS and elsewhere to apply new tools and techniques to the challenging study of harmful algal blooms.Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS welcomes new class of graduate students Virginia Institute of Marine Science welcomed 21 new graduate students to its Gloucester Point campus this week, bringing overall enrollment in William & Mary’s School of Marine Science to 88 students.Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS scientists occupy top tier of global oyster research global analysis of the scientific literature shows that VIMS professors hold 4 of the top-20 spots in production of oyster-related research.Wed, 19 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS provides marine research experience for undergraduates undergraduates from across the nation complete their summer research and present their findings to an audience of faculty, staff, and students.Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:00:00 -0400Warner, Kaine, and Wittman congratulate VIMS on 75th anniversary Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine and U.S. Representative Rob Wittman introduce a resolution to express appreciation for 75 years of service to the environment by VIMS faculty, staff, and students.Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400Eastern Shore students pursue marine science internships students who hail from the Eastern Shore of Virginia presented their summer research projects to an audience of family members and donors at the VIMS Eastern Shore Laboratory in Wachapreague last week.Tue, 11 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400Abundance of Chesapeake Bay’s underwater grasses rises 27% survey shows that bay-grass coverage increased from 59,711 to 75,835 acres, continuing upward trend of previous year. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:00:00 -0400VIMS Governor’s School students complete summer research students from high schools throughout Virginia presented their summer research projects at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science on July 17th in front of an audience of mentors, parents, peers, and members of the VIMS community. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400Emmy Award-winning TV show focuses on VIMS science cast and crew of the Aqua Kids television series traveled to the VIMS' Gloucester Point and Wachapreague campuses in July to interview scientists and learn about local marine research as they filmed several episodes for their 11th season airing this fall.Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS and partners announce website to promote coastal resilience promotes a hybrid engineering approach that integrates natural and structural elements for coastal protection.Fri, 17 Jul 2015 11:00:00 -0400