VIMS News Feed News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduVIMS student, prof aid in evaluation of global seagrass status graduate student Emily French and her advisor VIMS Professor Kenneth Moore helped the Seagrass Species Specialist Group confirm the alarming loss of seagrass during the 11th International Seagrass Biology Workshop in Sanya, China. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500VIMS begins 75th anniversary celebration launches multimedia website and announces first of its anniversary-themed public lectures for 2015.Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500Steinberg receives Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award 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 VIMS 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 Kaattari 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 tool 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 contest 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 grant 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 Award 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 competition 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 diseases 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 2014 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 certificate 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 festival 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 wetlands 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 site $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 toxins 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 aquaculture 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 House 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 threat 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 -0400