January 11, 2016

Population Dynamics and Marine Economics Fellowships Available

The NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowships are part of a national competition for PhD-level graduate students. Applications due January 29.
January 7, 2016

Brandis Yoko Joins VASG as Visual Communications Intern

She will be continuing her work building templates and creating infographics to help visually display some data about VASG programs.
January 5, 2016

Expanding Citizen Science to Coast and Sea: A recent publication

At the 2014 International Marine Conservation Congress, a project team including Virginia Sea Grant postgraduate fellow Amy Freitag convened a focus group to consider challenges and opportunities related to expanding citizen science in marine and coastal environments.
December 31, 2015

2015 in Images — Virginia Sea Grant Charter Signing

The VASG charter formalizes a commitment among Virginia's universities toward collaboration on the challenges that face our coasts and oceans.
December 29, 2015

2015 in Images — Fellows Present Research to Non-Scientists (videos)

Communicating science to non-scientists is a skill more and more researchers are hoping to build. Our Fellows get training and practice in these skills.
December 24, 2015

2015 in Images — What is Barotrauma (a video)

Science Communication Intern Emma Fass (UVA) thought images would be helpful in explaining barotrauma. So she made this animation.
December 22, 2015

VCPC Student Examines Vulnerability of South East Newport News

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December 17, 2015

VCPC Student Examines Land Use in Southeast Community

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December 15, 2015

Professors Cross University Lines to Adapt Community to Sea Level Rise

ODU and Hampton University engineers and architects have worked together before. But after the year-long effort to adapt a coastal community to deal with flooding, professors intend to keep the collaboration going!
December 10, 2015

Industry Experts, Researchers, and the Power of Teamwork: A recent publication

As a graduate student in North Carolina, VASG's post-doc fellow Amy Freitag reviewed 15 Fisheries Resource Grant projects funded by the state to study how scientists and fisheries professionals collaborated.
December 8, 2015

Professionals and Students Learn and Work Together on Emerging Field of Coastal Adaptation

The Chesterfield Heights project has accomplished feats beyond flood control—it helped to develop a local community of practice for adaptation.
December 3, 2015

Litigating the Chesapeake Bay TMDL, a VCPC Guest Speaker

Jon Mueller, Vice President of Litigation for CBF talked with VCPC students about the litigation surrounding the hotly contested Chesapeake Bay TMDL.
December 1, 2015

Strategies for Sea Level Rise Adaption at Hampton Roads Forum

Experts may not have all the answers about how to prepare for flooding and sea level rise, but they know many of the right questions.
November 27, 2015

Gloucester High Students Build Underwater Robots with Help from Scientists

On October 24-25, students from Gloucester High School's robotics club came to VIMS to learn about and build underwater robots.
November 25, 2015

Local Government Lawyering: VCPC Guest Discusses the Art of Compromise

Vanessa Valldejuli shares her experiences in local government as City Attorney for Hampton, VA.
November 23, 2015

Only a Few Feet from Farm to Table at this Shrimp Boil Event (SLIDESHOW)

VT extension affiliated with Virginia Sea Grant have been cooking up support for pond-grown freshwater shrimp.
November 20, 2015

ODU Engineering Students Tackle Sea-Level Adaptations for a Historic Neighborhood

"Instead of installing pumps or a lot of big berms and hard engineering, we wanted to figure out how we could make the landscape absorb more water.”
November 18, 2015

Aquaculture Workshops Earn FDA Customer Service Award

On September 9, 2015, the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) presented the Honor Award for Outstanding Customer Service.
November 16, 2015

Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Knauss Fellowship

The Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship provides a unique educational experience in the policies and processes of the federal government to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources.
November 13, 2015

Hampton University Students Design Sea-Level Updates for Historic Neighborhood

Architecture students design new ways to control water and build resilience to flooding without sacrificing the historic character of the neighborhood.

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