VIMS News Feed News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduVIMS researcher partners to win market challenge 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 recognition 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 Bay 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 zone 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 crowd souls brave showers and are rewarded with fun and learning.Tue, 24 May 2016 03:00:00 -0400VIMS helps steer visit of Polynesian sailing canoe'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 award 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 projects 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 research 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 Awards 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% 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 Contest 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 resiliency 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’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' 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 aquaculture 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 River 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 seas 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 bivalves 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 year 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