Communication

January 25, 2010

Communication Internship Offers a New Lens on Oysters

In the summer of 2009, Jackie Enterline became Virginia Sea Grant’s first Science Communications Intern. During her eight week internship, she trailblazed a form of media with which we had little experience—online video.
January 28, 2011

Website Honored with 2010 BoatUS Award

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July 5, 2011
Scott "Carly" Rose, 2011 Photography Intern

Photo Intern Scott “Carly” Rose Documents Events, Research This Summer

On his favorite assignment, Scott “Carly” Rose photographed a swimming pool-sized tank filled with plastic stakes that would soon be covered with oysters. Rose studies photography at Thomas Nelson Community College, and this summer he joined Virginia Sea Grant as a photography intern. During his time with VASG, Rose says he had to learn to be ready for anything, photographing portraits, events, or research cruises on any given day.
April 6, 2012

VIDEO: How to Build Oyster Gardening Equipment

These videos show our friends at the Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association (TOGA) assembling containers typically used in oyster gardening. Virginia Sea Grant is a proud partner with VIMS and TOGA. Together we train residents of coastal Virginia in the benefits, practice, and science of oyster gardening.
July 12, 2012
Keya Jackson. ©Kathryn Greves/VASG

Designing a Virginia Sea Grant Brand

As a Virginia Sea Grant Communications Intern, Keya Jackson tried her hand at layout and design, led a focus group to gather communications research data, and conducted the research necessary to inform a future redesign of the Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin.
July 12, 2012

Researching the Information Needs of Coastal Virginians

Brandon Durant is applying his experience and education in science communication to conduct focus groups and interviews that will inform Virginia Sea Grant’s strategic communication strategy.
July 12, 2012
Kathryn Greves. ©Janet Krenn/VASG

Behind the Lens as Our Summer Photo Intern

As the summer photo intern, Kathryn documented Virginia Sea Grant’s research and extension events and started developing a collection of portraits of the men and women behind Virginia’s local seafood.
August 23, 2012
A photo by intern Kathryn Greves taken during a tour of NOAA's vessel Okeanos Explorer. ©Kathryn Greves/VASG

Communication Interns Look, Listen, and Learn

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April 23, 2013

Using Marketing Skill to Plan, Manage ‘Most Highly Rated’ Event

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May 2, 2013

Visiting Scholar Discusses Diffusion and Adoption of Innovation

How do we get scientific innovations to the people who need them? Dr. Dale Manty of the EPA recently shared his thoughts on sustainability and innovation as a Visiting Scholar Seminar Speaker.
June 18, 2013
Science Communication Internship: Eric Olson ©Stephanie Chavez/VASG

Summer 2013 Science Communication Interns

The Virginia Sea Grant Communication Center is pleased to welcome two Virginia students for summer Science Communication Internships.
October 30, 2013

WM Student Helps VASG Office

DJ Haskin joined Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) as an office aide this summer. Since then, he's helped coordinate travel, support meeting planning, and manage the VASG office. This fall semester, DJ is contributing to research that will help VASG launch a brand realignment next year.
January 9, 2014

Intern Tackles Branding Questions for Virginia Sea Grant

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March 13, 2014

Grad Researchers Get Training in Science Communication

Seven former and current Virginia Sea Grant Fellows spent the day at the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation on March 10 to work together to improve their science communication skills.
April 1, 2014

Science for the People: Fellows Present Research to Non-scientists

Virginia Sea Grant's 2012 Graduate Research Fellows presented at the 2014 Virginia Sea Grant Project Participants' Symposium. Unlike other talks they give about their research, we challenged them to tailor their talk for a general audience.
April 17, 2014

Spring Interns Cover VASG Events Through Writing, Photography

This spring, Virginia Sea Grant had three undergraduate communication interns who helped cover events and projects.
June 27, 2014

Intern Conducts Analysis to Redesign Social Media Strategy for VASG

DJ Haskin, a former Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) office aide, is taking on new responsibilities this summer as VASG’s communications research intern.
July 21, 2014

Photography Intern Prepares for Fieldwork

Chelsea Carter is joining Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) as this summer’s photography intern. Her responsibilities include taking photos of VASG events and research
July 25, 2014

Science Writing Intern Covers VASG-Funded Research

As Virginia Sea Grant’s (VASG) new science writing intern, Katharine Sucher will spend this summer spreading science to the public. By
July 28, 2014

VASG Welcomes New Staff Writer

After two semesters as a student correspondent, Julia Robins is joining the Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) team full-time as the new communications assistant.

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