VIMS News Feedhttp://www.vims.edu/rss/news.xmlVIMS News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduVIMS prepares interns for careers in oyster aquaculturehttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/oat_15.phpFour emerging professionals needed to advance Chesapeake Bay’s rapidly growing oyster aquaculture industry received certificates of completion during a reception at VIMS last week. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS reports intense and widespread algal bloomshttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/hab_tools.phpVIMS researchers join with colleagues at VIMS and elsewhere to apply new tools and techniques to the challenging study of harmful algal blooms.Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS welcomes new class of graduate studentshttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/matriculating_2015.phpThe Virginia Institute of Marine Science welcomed 21 new graduate students to its Gloucester Point campus this week, bringing overall enrollment in William & Mary’s School of Marine Science to 88 students.Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS scientists occupy top tier of global oyster researchhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/oyster_research_rank.phpA global analysis of the scientific literature shows that VIMS professors hold 4 of the top-20 spots in production of oyster-related research.Wed, 19 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS provides marine research experience for undergraduateshttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/reu_15.phpTwelve undergraduates from across the nation complete their summer research and present their findings to an audience of faculty, staff, and students.Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:00:00 -0400Warner, Kaine, and Wittman congratulate VIMS on 75th anniversaryhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/congressional_resolution.phpU.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine and U.S. Representative Rob Wittman introduce a resolution to express appreciation for 75 years of service to the environment by VIMS faculty, staff, and students.Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400Eastern Shore students pursue marine science internshipshttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/esl_interns15.phpCollege students who hail from the Eastern Shore of Virginia presented their summer research projects to an audience of family members and donors at the VIMS Eastern Shore Laboratory in Wachapreague last week.Tue, 11 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400Abundance of Chesapeake Bay’s underwater grasses rises 27%http://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/sav_2014_report.phpVIMS-led survey shows that bay-grass coverage increased from 59,711 to 75,835 acres, continuing upward trend of previous year. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:00:00 -0400VIMS Governor’s School students complete summer researchhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/gov_school_15.phpSix 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 sciencehttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/aquakids.phpThe 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 resiliencehttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/sage.phpPartnership 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 Laboratoryhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/snyder_esl.phpThe 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 zonehttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/gomex_hypoxia.phpDr. 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 shellshttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/shotgun_wads.phpA 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 househttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/msd_15.phpThe 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 prestigious Thatcher Prizehttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/thatcher_lefcheck.phpDr. Jonathan Lefcheck, a recent graduate of the Ph.D. program at VIMS, 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 VIMShttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/saml_2015.phpRepresentatives 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 milestonehttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/2015_grads.phpStudents 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 http://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/zen_diversity.phpUnprecedented 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 VIMShttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/griffin.phpMythological creature gains a new understanding of its aquatic genealogy.Tue, 05 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400