VIMS News Feed News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduOld and cold: extreme longevity in Greenland sharks of eye tissues suggests slow-growing species is Earth's oldest vertebrate, and raises concerns about potential impacts from fishing.Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:00:00 -0400Researchers issue real-time forecasts of Chesapeake Bay dead zone forecast will help Chesapeake Bay anglers better plan for the appearance of low-oxygen conditions.Mon, 08 Aug 2016 11:00:00 -0400Kiwanis Fishing Day clinic teaches skills, supports research 300 kids ages 8 through 12 attended the 16th annual Kiwanis Fishing Day Clinic held at the Buckroe Fishing Pier in Hampton on July 19th.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400VIMS assists in launch of NOAA buoy will fill gap in Baywide observing system, enrich York River research.Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:00:00 -0400Loftis partners in market challenge proposed by Dr. Derek Loftis and partner will enhance a mobile app that was developed to help users better monitor and respond to coastal flooding.Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:00:00 -0400VIMS professor wins international recognition Elizabeth Canuel was awarded the honorary title of Geochemical Fellow at the annual Goldschmidt Conference recently held in Yokohama, Japan.Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Researchers release “Frankenturtles” into Chesapeake Bay of drifting carcasses aims to protect living sea turtles from harm.Tue, 14 Jun 2016 11:00:00 -0400VIMS modeler joins in ensemble forecast of 2016 Gulf dead zone David Forrest adds to a multi-model forecast that NOAA uses to predict the size of the low-oxygen zone that forms off the Mississippi Delta each summer.Thu, 09 Jun 2016 11:00:00 -0400VIMS open house draws enthusiastic crowd souls brave showers and are rewarded with fun and learning.Tue, 24 May 2016 03:00:00 -0400VIMS helps steer visit of Polynesian sailing canoe'a's visit to encourage sustainable seas was sparked by a chance encounter 25 years ago.Mon, 23 May 2016 11:00:00 -0400VIMS professor recognized with prestigious award Professor John Graves was honored with the Thomas Ashley Graves, Jr. Award for Sustained Excellence in Teaching during William & Mary’s commencement ceremony on Saturday.Tue, 17 May 2016 01:00:00 -0400Reusable shark tags among $90,000 of approved green-fee projects of low-power, reusable tags for gathering data on shark populations in Chesapeake Bay is one of the projects approved this spring for green-fee funding.Mon, 16 May 2016 15:00:00 -0400VIMS earns $6M in set-aside funding for scallop research among scallopers and scientists at VIMS and elsewhere continues to make the U.S. scallop fishery an international model for sustainability and public-private cooperation.Mon, 09 May 2016 11:00:00 -0400Pair of VIMS faculty honored with Plumeri Awards Mark Brush and John Hoenig will use stipends to engage students in field research and advisory service activities.Mon, 02 May 2016 23:30:00 -0400Abundance of Chesapeake Bay’s underwater grasses rises 21% survey shows that bay-grass coverage increased between 2014 and 2015 from 75,835 to 91,621 acres, the highest total of the last three decades. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:00:00 -0400VIMS announces winner of Marine Science Day Artwork Contest prize in the Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s annual Marine Science Day Art Contest goes to Michelle-Marie Scott, a university administrator in Utah.Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:00:00 -0400Private-public synergy supports web portal for coastal resiliency and the W&M Law School collaborate on a new climate-change website thanks to state funding and a $1.2 million grant from blue moon fund.Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400Serving an icon and an invader at 24th Chefs’ Seafood Symposium’s culinary community learned about native oysters and invasive blue catfish at this year’s Chefs’ Seafood Symposium.Fri, 15 Apr 2016 17:15:00 -0400Scientific survey shows solid blue crab stock improvement' 2016 winter dredge survey shows another year of growth in the blue crab stock and forecasts an improved harvest in 2016.Tue, 12 Apr 2016 12:30:00 -0400Virginia continues to lead in clam and oyster aquaculture survey of shellfish aquaculture shows Commonwealth's growers sold $48.3 million in clams and oysters in 2015.Mon, 11 Apr 2016 12:00:00 -0400