VIMS News Feedhttp://www.vims.edu/rss/news.xmlVIMS News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduNational network advances mission to restore, conserve coastal healthhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/nerrs_annual_meeting.phpVIMS hosts annual meeting of National Estuarine Research Reserve System.Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500Mermaid Cup raises funds for VIMS researchhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/mermaid_cup_2016.phpThe Peninsula chapter of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Virginia hosted the 2nd annual Mermaid Cup golf tournament on October 27th at Kiln Creek Golf and Country Club in Newport News, in support of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation.Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500Study reveals salt marshes have limited ability to absorb excess nitrogenhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/salt_marsh_fertilizer.phpUnprecedented field study shows that plants in fertilized marshes don’t grow much bigger and that fertilized marshes are more prone to erosion.Mon, 07 Nov 2016 11:30:00 -0500Students gain skills through aquaculture training programhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/oat_2016.phpFour rising professionals recently completed a training program in oyster aquaculture at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, providing them with the skills needed to advance in this rapidly growing industry.Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0400Report: derelict crab pots have impacts throughout Bay http://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/derelict_pot_cb_report.phpStudy shows that effort to remove derelict crab pots from Chesapeake Bay generated more than $33 million in harvest value for Maryland and Virginia crabbers.Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:20:00 -0400Dominion Foundation funds sea turtle nesting researchhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/dom_turtle_grant.phpA grant of $30,000 from The Dominion Foundation, to William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science will fund a study of sea turtle nesting along Virginia’s Atlantic seaboard.Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400Graves inducted into IGFA Hall of Fame http://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/graves_igfa.phpThe International Game Fish Association—the global authority on recreational fishing—has inducted VIMS professor John Graves into its Fishing Hall of Fame, an illustrious group that includes Zane Gray, Ernest Hemingway, Izaak Walton, and Ted Williams.Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:30:00 -0400Marine Life Day at VIMS' Eastern Shore Lab highlights biodiversityhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/mld_2016.phpAfter a week of heavy rain along the mid-Atlantic coast, the sky cleared and the sun came out just in time for Marine Life Day at the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences’ Eastern Shore Laboratory in Wachapreague on September 24th.Wed, 05 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400VIMS receives major grant to maximize future health of Bay http://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/ccrm_nsf_coastal_sees_grant.phpA $941,590 grant from the National Science Foundation will fund 4-year effort to identify how policymakers and coastal residents can best respond to rising seas. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:00:00 -0400White House announces “smart city” fundinghttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/smart_city_funding.phpSub-award to Dr. Jon 'Derek' Loftis will support VIMS' efforts to help local communities better manage coastal flooding.Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:00:00 -0400Decoding sharkshttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/decoding_sharks.phpVIMS professor Kevin Weng and W&M undergraduates collaborate on the Eastern Shore to uncover the secrets behind shark behavior.Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400VIMS collaborates with federal partners to study algal bloomshttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/hab_partners.phpResearchers at VIMS, NASA, and NOAA are using the latest in satellite technology to better track algal blooms in Chesapeake Bay.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400VIMS announces winners of 2016 Photo Contesthttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/photo_contest_2016.phpIn-house competition recognizes the most engaging images taken by VIMS faculty, students, and staff in the field and lab.Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:00:00 -0400VIMS team embarks on expedition to Arctic seashttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/arctic_nfix.phpMonth-long expedition aboard the nation’s newest icebreaker will study the role of nitrogen in Arctic food webs.Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400New graduate school class begins studies at VIMShttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/matriculation_2016.phpVIMS welcomes an academically distinguished group of 22 new students to William & Mary's School of Marine Science.Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:00:00 -0400Old and cold: extreme longevity in Greenland sharks http://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/greenland_sharks.phpAnalysis 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 zonehttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/cb_hypoxia_fcst.phpExperimental 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 researchhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/kiwanis-fishing-day.phpNearly 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 buoyhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/cbibs_buoy.phpData will fill gap in Baywide observing system, enrich York River research.Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:00:00 -0400Loftis partners in market challengehttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/loftis_app_challenge.phpIdeas 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 -0400