VIMS News Feed News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduVIMS Governor’s School students complete summer research students from high schools throughout Virginia presented their summer research projects at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science on July 17th in front of an audience of mentors, parents, peers, and members of the VIMS community. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400Emmy Award-winning TV show focuses on VIMS science cast and crew of the Aqua Kids television series traveled to the VIMS' Gloucester Point and Wachapreague campuses in July to interview scientists and learn about local marine research as they filmed several episodes for their 11th season airing this fall.Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS and partners announce website to promote coastal resilience promotes a hybrid engineering approach that integrates natural and structural elements for coastal protection.Fri, 17 Jul 2015 11:00:00 -0400VIMS welcomes new Director of Eastern Shore Laboratory Virginia Institute of Marine Science recently welcomed Dr. Richard Snyder as the new Director of its Eastern Shore Laboratory in Wachapreague.Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS modeler joins in ensemble forecast of 2015 Gulf dead zone David Forrest adds to a multi-model forecast that NOAA uses to predict the size of the dead zone that forms off the Mississippi Delta each summer.Wed, 17 Jun 2015 11:00:00 -0400VIMS shoots to reduce pollution from spent shotgun shells team of researchers at VIMS has earned a state award to further develop a biodegradable alternative to plastic shotgun “wads," which pose a threat to wildlife.Thu, 04 Jun 2015 11:00:00 -0400VIMS celebrates 75th anniversary during annual open house Virginia Institute of Marine Science opens the doors of its Gloucester Point campus on May 30th for a day of fun and learning.Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS grad awarded with prestigious Thatcher Prize Jonathan Lefcheck, a recent graduate of the Ph.D. program at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, was awarded the 2015 Thatcher Prize for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Study during William & Mary’s commencement ceremony on Saturday.Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400Marine lab leaders discuss sea-level rise at VIMS from marine laboratories throughout the southern U.S. traveled to the Virginia Institute of Marine Science last week for their annual meeting and to discuss an issue—sea-level rise—that threatens not only coastal communities but many of the lab’s own waterfront campuses.Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS graduates celebrate triple milestone not only take part in W&M's commencement ceremony, but do so during VIMS’ 75th Anniversary year, and in the 1,000-degree cohort.Tue, 19 May 2015 12:00:00 -0400Worldwide experiment shows small-animal diversity benefits seagrass meadows experiment conducted simultaneously at 15 sites shows algae-eating invertebrates control seaweeds that can smother seagrasses, and that more diverse animal communities perform this custodial service more effectively.Mon, 18 May 2015 15:00:00 -0400Griffin finds its roots during visit to VIMS creature gains a new understanding of its aquatic genealogy.Tue, 05 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS graduate students bring scientific expertise to Washington graduate students from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science are currently applying their scientific expertise in our nation’s capital as John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellows.Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400Scientific survey shows modest improvement in blue crab stock dredge survey shows that overall blue crab abundance is up, juvenile crabs are more numerous, and spawning-age females increase but remain at low levels.Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:30:00 -0400Biodiversity promotes multitasking in ecosystems new study of the interplay between organisms and their environment bolsters the idea that greater biodiversity helps maintain more stable and productive ecosystems.Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:00:00 -0400Pair 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 -0400