VIMS News Feedhttp://www.vims.edu/rss/news.xmlVIMS News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduOne crab, two crab, red crab, new crabhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/red_crab.phpChefs from across Hampton Roads visited the Virginia Institute of Marine Science last week for a daylong symposium designed to introduce a new player in the local seafood game—the red crab.Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400A surprising possible advantage of oyster disease tolerancehttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/disease_tolerance_vasg.phpVIMS graduate student Lydia Bienlien and researchers Ryan Carnegie, Corinne Audemard, and Kimberly Reece are conducting a study that could make us rethink the way we are breeding oysters.Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS develops underwater robot to assist in oil-spill cleanuphttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/acoustic_slick_rov.phpPrototype developed by Dr. Paul Panetta and crew uses sound waves to help gauge thickness of slicks.Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Bishop Sullivan wins Blue Crab Bowl for 8th-straight yearhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/bcb_2015.phpBishop Sullivan Catholic High School of Virginia Beach defended their title as winners of the annual Blue Crab Bowl for the eighth-straight year during the competition held at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in early February.Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500VIMS celebrates 75th anniversary year in state capitalhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/newmarket_event.phpVirginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, Secretary of Education Anne Holton, William & Mary President Taylor Reveley, and other dignitaries came together at the NewMarket Corporate Pavilion in Richmond in late January to celebrate the start of a milestone year for the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0500Annual symposium turns breakout sessions into breakthroughshttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/vasg_symposium_2015.phpVIMS researchers traveled to the state capital in late January for Virginia Sea Grant’s 6th annual Project Participant’s Symposium at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Richmond.Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0500VIMS hosts workshop for Virginia STEM educatorshttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/gk12_lessonplan.phpIn January, 51 middle and high school teachers from across the Commonwealth traveled to the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to learn engaging and authentic examples of scientific research in order to enhance their classroom lesson plans.Mon, 09 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0500Private gift supports VIMS, W&M students in Antarcticahttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/duplantier_gift.phpVIMS graduate student Patricia Thibodeau and W&M undergraduate Jack Conroy are currently conducting field research in Antarctica thanks in part to a generous gift from Adrian G. “Casey” Duplantier Jr. and 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union of Newport News.Mon, 02 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0500VIMS student, prof aid in evaluation of global seagrass statushttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/iucn_conference.phpVIMS graduate student Emily French and her advisor VIMS Professor Kenneth Moore helped the Seagrass Species Specialist Group confirm the alarming loss of seagrass during the 11th International Seagrass Biology Workshop in Sanya, China. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500VIMS begins 75th anniversary celebrationhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/75th_anniversary.phpVIMS launches multimedia website and announces first of its anniversary-themed public lectures for 2015.Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500Steinberg receives Virginia Outstanding Faculty Awardhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/steinberg_ofa.phpState Council of Higher Education for Virginia recognizes VIMS professor as one of the Commonwealth’s outstanding faculty members.Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0500Virginia’s marine industry holds annual conference at VIMShttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/vmta_conference.phpThe Virginia Marine Trades Association hosted their fourth annual conference on the Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s Gloucester Point campus last week.Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500In Memoriam: Professor Stephen Kaattarihttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/kaattari_stephen.phpVIMS mourns the passing of Dr. Stephen L. Kaattari, CSX Professor of Marine Science, Emeritus, who passed away on November 11, 2014.Wed, 12 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500Input from end-users shapes planning toolhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/brush_delmarva_model.phpCommunity planners, scientists, and environmental managers refine a draft of a new computer model designed to improve the condition of Delmarva’s coastal bays. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500First-time competitor wins annual pumpkin-carving contesthttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/pumpkano_14.phpLiese Carleton earns top prize for her creative whale shark pumpkin in competition hosted by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500VIMS student awarded prestigious EPA fellowship granthttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/glaspie_epa_star.phpCassandra Glaspie of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science recently joined a select group of graduate students from across the nation as a recipient of a Science to Achieve Results (STAR) fellowship grant from the Environmental Protection Agency. Mon, 03 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500VIMS honors Marsh with Pathfinder Awardhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/marsh_pathfinder.phpFormer Secretary of the Army and Congressman has served on the VIMS Council for two decades, where he has provided exceptional leadership in environmental matters.Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400VIMS announces winner of Three Minute Thesis competitionhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/3mt.phpGraduate student Lydia Bienlien of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science won first-place during VIMS’ inaugural Three Minute Thesis® competition for her description of the “secret triad” that affects the health of oysters and the people who eat them.Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Team encourages science-based management of shellfish diseaseshttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/shellfish_security_wkshp.phpVIMS researchers join with colleagues, shellfish farmers, and government officials to explore options for improving management of oyster and clam diseases along the U.S. East Coast.Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Survey shows average abundance of juvenile striped bass in VA waters in 2014http://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/sbss_2014.phpPreliminary results from ongoing VIMS survey represent a significant increase following the below-average recruitment observed in 2012.Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400