VIMS announces winners of annual awards

Each year the VIMS community gathers in May to recognize and honor exemplary performance by faculty, staff, and students during the previous calendar year.

Outstanding Employee Awards

The Outstanding Employee awards are chosen by nominations received by the Awards Committee from all faculty, staff, and students at VIMS. Learn about the winners of this year's awards in the categories of

Outstanding Student Awards

In addition to students honored and supported through privately funded fellowships, VIMS bestows several special awards for exemplary accomplishment in research and scholarship.

Best Student Paper Awards

Each year a committee of faculty and students chooses the best journal articles by VIMS graduate students. Papers are judged for scope of problem, degree of challenge, magnitude of effort, hypothesis formulation and testing, and style. Learn about this year's winners in the Ph.D. and Master's categories.

Zeigler Student Achievement Award

The Zeigler Award honors the past contributions to student needs of Dr. John Zeigler, the first SMS Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, and the continuing contributions of Mrs. Marilyn Zeigler. Learn about this year's winner.