For her Knauss Fellowship, Allison Colden will work on staff for California Congressman, focusing on habitat restoration and water infrastructure.
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For his Knauss Fellowship, Scott Van Der Hyde will gain international experience as a staff lead and assistant in NOAA’s International Activities office.
As a Knauss Fellow, Emily Skeehan will work as the Strategic Planning and External Affairs Coordinator for the Office of the Under Secretary NOAA.
Yvonne Baker will spend her Knauss Fellowship working with the Democratic staff for the Oceans Subcommittee of the US Senate Commerce Committee.
Steve Manley will spend his Knauss Fellowship as the new Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Fellow for the National Marine Fisheries Service.
George Wenn is the new laboratory specialist at the Virginia Tech Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Hampton.
As research specialist, Alex Squadrito helps conduct aquaculture research for institutions and facilities that are unable to conduct independent trials.
Fisheries managers and land-use planners may not be speaking the same language, which could have big implications for Virginia’s ecosystem and economy.
VIMS educators held a professional development workshop at W&M to show teachers how to incorporate real scientific data into classroom activities.
VIMS educators compiled over 70 lessons, activities, and other resources developed by GK12 Fellows to bring real marine science into the classroom.
With support from FEMA, Old Dominion University hosted a day-long exercise to simulate the effects of sea level rise and climate change in Virginia and the nation.
The Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture Ambassadors spoke about the sustainability of Chesapeake Bay seafood at the 32nd annual Hampton Bay Days.
On October 7, VCU graduate students discussed with Gloucester about future land use for the land known as Lands Ends Subdivision.
Bob Lane, VT Seafood Engineer and Extension Specialist affiliated with VASG, regularly validates local seafood companies’ pasteurization processes.
On December 18, the Department of Commerce awarded William & Mary and Virginia Institute of Marine Science College Status: a major milestone for VASG.
Senator Kaine, Gov. McAuliffe’s Chief Resiliency Officer Appointment Featured at W&M Adaptation Conference
Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic’s December 5 conference brought together policymakers, scientists, business owners, members of nonprofits, and students to discuss progress and future efforts that Virginia’s coasts will need to adapt to long-term change in sea levels.
This Thursday, the Department of Commerce will award us with the highest status that any Sea Grant program can achieve: College Status.
Virginia Sea Grant is now accepting applications for the 2016 class of Knauss Marine Policy Fellows until February 13, 2015, 5p.m. EST.
Adding just one graduate research fellow to the VASG network strengthens connections between all research, extension, and end-user.
Virginia Sea Grant is pleased to announce the availability of Marine Resource Economics and Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Fellowships. Virginia students pursuing Ph.D. in related fields are eligible.