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2016 Virginia Sea Grant Annual Report (VIDEO)

2016 Virginia Sea Grant Annual Report (VIDEO)

Virginia Sea Grant Director Troy Hartley enumerates the triumphs of the program in 2015 and looks ahead to 2016 in his annual report.

VCPC Student Seeks Balance in Environmental Law

VCPC Student Seeks Balance in Environmental Law

Kathleen Zaratzian will practice balancing interests in environmental law as a student in the Virginia Coastal Policy Center.

Knauss Fellow Navigating Toward Career in Coastal Management

Knauss Fellow Navigating Toward Career in Coastal Management

Alex Renaud will spend his Knauss Fellowship as a a navigation R&D advisor for the U.S. Army Engineering Research and Development Center.

Financing Coastal Adaptation Theme of VCPC 2015 Annual Conference

Financing Coastal Adaptation Theme of VCPC 2015 Annual Conference

The VCPC’s third annual climate change conference focused on the fiscal challenges of adaptation.

Knauss Fellow to Concentrate on Ocean Acidification with NOAA

Knauss Fellow to Concentrate on Ocean Acidification with NOAA

Knauss Fellow Monique Baskin will be an ocean acidification specialist in the Arctic Research Program of NOAA’s Climate Program Office.

Knauss Fellow to Grow International Affairs Knowledge with NOAA

Knauss Fellow to Grow International Affairs Knowledge with NOAA

Abby Lunstrum will spend her Knauss Fellowship with NOAA’s Office of International Affairs.

Aquaculture Conference Points to Business Planning for Industry Growth

Aquaculture Conference Points to Business Planning for Industry Growth

Speakers emphasize marketing and business forecasting to support the upswing of VA’s aquaculture industry.

New Fellowship and Research Coordinator Connects Science, Students, and Stakeholders

New Fellowship and Research Coordinator Connects Science, Students, and Stakeholders

Sam Lake joins Virginia Sea Grant as the Fellowship and Research Coordinator.

New Staff Writer to Piece Together Science for Readers

New Staff Writer to Piece Together Science for Readers

As staff writer, Christina (Chris) Patrick will be responsible for telling the stories behind Virginia Sea Grant research and outreach and trying to help readers see how understand the larger puzzle about the complex coastal world we live in.

Hampton University Architecture Students Combat Flooding with Design (VIDEOS)

Hampton University Architecture Students Combat Flooding with Design (VIDEOS)

Architecture students at Hampton University gained work experience designing ways to protect historic houses in a local neighborhood from sea level rise.

ODU Engineering Student Discusses His Experience Designing a Resilient Neighborhood (VIDEO)

ODU Engineering Student Discusses His Experience Designing a Resilient Neighborhood (VIDEO)

Old Dominion University engineering students gained real world work experience adapting a local neighborhood to sea level rise.

Population Dynamics and Marine Economics Fellowships Available

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.

Brandis Yoko Joins VASG as Visual Communications Intern

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.

Expanding Citizen Science to Coast and Sea: A recent publication

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.

2015 in Images — Virginia Sea Grant Charter Signing

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.

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

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.

2015 in Images — What is Barotrauma (a video)

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.

VCPC Student Examines Vulnerability of South East Newport News

VCPC Student Examines Vulnerability of South East Newport News

By Sydney MaHan, Student Corresponent Sarah Edwards first heard of the Virginia Coastal Policy Center (VCPC) when looking at potential law schools. The Center was one of main factors that influenced her decision to attend William & Mary. “The more I read about this [center], the more I knew that William & Mary was the […]

VCPC Student Examines Land Use in Southeast Community

VCPC Student Examines Land Use in Southeast Community

By Sydney MaHan, Student Correspondent Referring to herself, Jennifer Morris jokes, “she has been in school a long time.” Having a PhD in Art History and Archeology, Morris came to law school to jump-start her career in cultural heritage law, and she hopes to work for the government or a non-profit upon graduation. “For me […]

Professors Cross University Lines to Adapt Community to Sea Level Rise

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!

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