A Deeper Dive

Join us for an ongoing behind-the-scenes look at VIMS and discover how we translate our research into practical solutions for our waters, communities, and economy.

Episode Seven: Shaping Leaders Who Shape The World

Not everyone who earns a Ph.D. in marine science goes on to work in a lab or a classroom. Take a deeper dive to find out how VIMS alumnus Ike Irby is using his degree on Capitol Hill.

Additional Information
  • Read more about Irby's 2014 summer internship within the Executive Office of the President’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).
  • Discover William & Mary's School of Marine Science located at VIMS.
Episodes and Web Extras

Episode One: Saving the Shoreline

Web Extra: About Sea Level Rise

Web Extra: The Impact of Inches

Web Extra: Nuisance Flooding

Episode Two: Responding to Plastics Pollution

Web Extra: Chemical Framework of Plastics

Episode Three: Deploying Bots in the Bay

Episode Four: Forecasting Tidal Flooding

Episode Five: Modeling Storm Surge

Episode Six: Surveying the Sea Floor