VIMS News Feedhttp://www.vims.edu/rss/news.xmlVIMS News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduVIMS researcher partners to win 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 -0400VIMS professor wins international recognitionhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/canuel_geochem_award.phpProfessor 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 Bayhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/frankenturtles.phpStudy 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 zonehttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/gomex_hypoxia_2016.phpDr. 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 crowdhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/msd_2016.phpAdventurous souls brave showers and are rewarded with fun and learning.Tue, 24 May 2016 03:00:00 -0400VIMS helps steer visit of Polynesian sailing canoehttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/hokulea.phpHokule'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 awardhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/graves_graves.phpVIMS 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 projectshttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/green_fee_awards.phpDevelopment 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 researchhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/sea_scallop_rsa.phpPartnership 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 Awardshttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/plumeri_2016.phpProfessors 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%http://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/sav_2015_report.phpVIMS-led 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 Contesthttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/msd16_art_winner.phpGrand 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 resiliencyhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/data_portal.phpVIMS 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 http://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/seafood_symposium_2016.phpVirginia’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 http://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/wbcds_2016.phpVIMS' 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 aquaculturehttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/shellfish_aquculture_report_15.phpAnnual 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 -0400VIMS researchers spot albino whale in York Riverhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/moby_dick.phpSighting of rare cetacean is first glimpse of any whale in local waters since a dead humpback washed ashore on a Goodwin Island sandbar in 2009.Fri, 01 Apr 2016 13:00:00 -0400Study predicts salt marshes will persist despite rising seashttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/salt_marsh_resilience.phpAnalysis shows traditional assessment methods overestimate salt-marsh vulnerability because they don’t fully account for processes that allow for vertical and landward migration as water levels increase.Wed, 24 Feb 2016 04:00:00 -0500Study discounts alleged link between sharks, rays, and bivalveshttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/cownose_trophic_cascades.phpSays purported link is based on spurious data and reasoning, and calls for reconsideration of related campaign to “Save the Bay, Eat a Ray.”Mon, 15 Feb 2016 07:00:00 -0500Bishop Sullivan wins Blue Crab Bowl for 9th-straight yearhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/bcb_2016.phpMarine science juggernaut will move on to represent Virginia at the National Ocean Science Bowl in North Carolina in April.Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:00:00 -0500