VIMS News Feedhttps://www.vims.edu/rss/news.xmlVIMS News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduVIMS announces winners of 2022 Photo Contesthttps://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/2022/photo_contest_winners.php23nd-annual contest recognizes the most noteworthy images captured by VIMS faculty, students, and staff while conducting research in the field and laboratory.Fri, 30 Sep 2022 09:00:00 -0400New Students Arrive at VIMShttps://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/2022/new-students-arrive-at-vims.php19 new students arrive to pursue PhD, MS, and professional MA degrees in marine science.Wed, 07 Sep 2022 19:00:00 -0400“Beautiful swimmers” attack at low tidehttps://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/2022/low_tide_attack.phpVIMS researchers observe blue crabs ambushing fiddler crabs from shallow, water-filled pits, like crocodiles ambushing wildebeests in Africa.Tue, 16 Aug 2022 11:00:00 -0400VIMS announces Scholar in Ocean Residencyhttps://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/2022/ocean_scholar.phpNative Hawaiian navigator Nainoa Thompson will help amplify voice of Bay tribes as canoe voyages build links between indigenous communities of Pacific, Chesapeake.Tue, 09 Aug 2022 10:30:00 -0400Ice-age legacy may limit seagrasses’ capacity to withstand warminghttps://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/2022/eelgrass_ice_age_legacy.phpWorldwide study of eelgrass reveals its genetic history could make it hard for some Atlantic populations to adapt to climate change.Tue, 02 Aug 2022 10:30:00 -0400New course offers practical experience in shellfish aquaculturehttps://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/2022/shellfish_aquaculture_course.phpPracticum gives students a realistic and up-close view of sustainable shellfish aquaculture in the Chesapeake Bay.Tue, 19 Jul 2022 11:00:00 -0400Study predicts faster retreat of barrier islandshttps://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/2022/barrier_island_retreat.phpNew model predicts a 50% acceleration in the rate of barrier-island retreat by 2100, even in the unlikely case of no further increase in the present rate of sea-level rise.Thu, 07 Jul 2022 11:00:00 -0400