VIMS News Feedhttp://www.vims.edu/rss/news.xmlVIMS News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduSteinberg receives Virginia Outstanding Faculty Awardhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/steinberg_ofa.phpState Council of Higher Education for Virginia recognizes VIMS professor as one of the Commonwealth’s outstanding faculty members.Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0500Virginia’s marine industry holds annual conference at VIMShttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/vmta_conference.phpThe Virginia Marine Trades Association hosted their fourth annual conference on the Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s Gloucester Point campus last week.Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500In Memoriam: Professor Stephen Kaattarihttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/kaattari_stephen.phpVIMS mourns the passing of Dr. Stephen L. Kaattari, CSX Professor of Marine Science, Emeritus, who passed away on November 11, 2014.Wed, 12 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500Input from end-users shapes planning toolhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/brush_delmarva_model.phpCommunity planners, scientists, and environmental managers refine a draft of a new computer model designed to improve the condition of Delmarva’s coastal bays. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500First-time competitor wins annual pumpkin-carving contesthttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/pumpkano_14.phpLiese Carleton earns top prize for her creative whale shark pumpkin in competition hosted by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500VIMS student awarded prestigious EPA fellowship granthttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/glaspie_epa_star.phpCassandra Glaspie of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science recently joined a select group of graduate students from across the nation as a recipient of a Science to Achieve Results (STAR) fellowship grant from the Environmental Protection Agency. Mon, 03 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500VIMS honors Marsh with Pathfinder Awardhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/marsh_pathfinder.phpFormer Secretary of the Army and Congressman has served on the VIMS Council for two decades, where he has provided exceptional leadership in environmental matters.Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400VIMS announces winner of Three Minute Thesis competitionhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/3mt.phpGraduate student Lydia Bienlien of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science won first-place during VIMS’ inaugural Three Minute Thesis® competition for her description of the “secret triad” that affects the health of oysters and the people who eat them.Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Team encourages science-based management of shellfish diseaseshttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/shellfish_security_wkshp.phpVIMS researchers join with colleagues, shellfish farmers, and government officials to explore options for improving management of oyster and clam diseases along the U.S. East Coast.Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Survey shows average abundance of juvenile striped bass in VA waters in 2014http://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/sbss_2014.phpPreliminary results from ongoing VIMS survey represent a significant increase following the below-average recruitment observed in 2012.Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Martinez, Avalle earn highest facilities certificatehttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/martinez_cefp.phpVIMS COO Joe Martinez has received the Certified Educational Facilities Professional credential from APPA, the association dedicated to leadership in educational facilities.Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400VIMS joins forces for state-wide science festivalhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/va_sci_fest.phpWith the help of canoes and glow sticks, people of all ages were introduced to the fun side of science during a series of events hosted by VIMS in honor of the first-ever Virginia Science Festival.Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400EPA grant will help localities conserve headwater wetlandshttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/epa_headwater_slr_grant.phpVIMS researchers receive a 3-year, $392,773 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to identify and protect the streams and wetlands most vulnerable to sea-level rise.Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:00:00 -0400VIMS to help protect key Native American sitehttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/werowocomoco.phpA $199,000 grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation will allow VIMS researchers to help protect Werowocomoco from shoreline erosion and sea-level rise.Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:15:00 -0400New VIMS faculty member specializes in algal toxinshttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/smith_new_faculty.phpDr. Juliette Smith’s research focuses on one of the most complex and pressing issues in aquatic science—and she wouldn’t HAB it any other way.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400Interns embark on careers in oyster aquaculturehttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/oat_2014.phpVIMS recently celebrated the sixth group of interns to graduate from its Oyster Aquaculture Training Program during a reception on the Gloucester Point campus. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400VIMS student pursues summer internship at the White Househttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/irby_ostp.phpVIMS graduate student Ike Irby recently returned from Washington D.C. where he spent his summer working with the nation’s top scientists within the Executive Office of the President’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400VIMS helps Commonwealth respond to coastal flood threathttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/wells_cc_commission.phpGovernor names Dean and Director John Wells to Climate Change Commission, where he will serve as conduit for VIMS expertise and data.Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400VIMS announces winners of 2014 Photo Contesthttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/photo_contest_2014.phpIn-house competition recognizes the most engaging images taken by VIMS faculty, students, and staff in the field and lab.Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:00:00 -0400Gloucester teacher honored with national educator awardhttp://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/rollins_nmea_award.phpThe National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) recently recognized Sherry Rollins, a 7th-grade life science teacher at Peasley Middle School, with its 2014 Outstanding Teacher Award.Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400