The John E. Olney Sr. Ichthyology Award honors the distinguished career of the late Professor John Olney, and his unwavering dedication to fostering young marine scientists and ichthyologists. The recipient of the 2013 Olney Award is Cindy Marin-Martinez.
The following remarks were read by Dean and Director Dr. John Wells during VIMS' annual Awards Ceremony on May 9, 2014 to honor recipients of the 2013 Student Awards. Citations for the 2013 Service Awards are also available. You can view these photos of the award winners, as well as share them to Facebook and Twitter, via the VIMS Flickr page.
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. This year's recipient is Dr. Gina Ralph.
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. This year's winners are Kristina Hill and Mark Henderson.