VIMS News Feed News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduPair of VIMS faculty honored with Plumeri Awards professors Jeff Shields and Harry Wang have been selected as recipients of 2015 Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence at the College of William & Mary.Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS cooperative program celebrates 20 years of tagging recreational anglers gathered at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point last week for an annual workshop to kick-off the 20th year of the Virginia Game Fish Tagging Program. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400Value of Virginia aquaculture reaches another all-time high survey of shellfish aquaculture shows Commonwealth's growers sold $55.9 million in clams and oysters in 2014, up 24% from 2013.Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:00:00 -0400Local teen wins VIMS Art Contest prize in the Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s annual Marine Science Day Art Contest goes to Lauren Wheeler, a 10th-grader at Grafton High School.Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS researcher briefs Capitol Hill on coastal flooding Mitchell discusses the science and impacts of coastal flooding during briefing organized by the nation's leading weather society.Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400One crab, two crab, red crab, new crab 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 tolerance 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 cleanup 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 year 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 capital 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 breakthroughs 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 educators 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 Antarctica 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 status 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 celebration 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 Award 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 VIMS 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 Kaattari 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 tool 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 contest 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 -0500