- Jan246pm - 8pmDiscovery Lab: Bay InvadersVIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education LabThis lab will focus on invasive species that have made the Bay their new home, how they got here, and how we can all work to prevent newer threats from taking over! Registration Required.
- Jan267pm - 8pmJanuary After Hours Lecture - Loggerhead Sea Turtles - unfolding a mysteryVIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh AuditoriumHundreds of loggerhead sea turtles wash up on Chesapeake Bay beaches each summer. But why? Learn how Dr. David Kaplan’s unusual research approach is being used to find the likely-cause. Registration Required. Click event title for more information.
- Feb17:30pmVIMS Wachapreague Public Seminar: New insights into the disease ecology of Hematodinium pereziVIMS - Seaside Hall (Eastern Shore Laboratory)VIMS Professor Dr. Jeffrey Shields discusses hematodinium perezi, a cause of disease and death in blue crabs along the eastern seaboard and Gulf coast of the USA.
- Feb216pm - 8pmDiscovery Lab: Sea Turtle InvestigationVIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education LabIn this lab, participants will solve the case of the stranded sea turtle, cycling through different investigations to determine what happened. Registration required.
- Feb237pm - 8pmFebruary After Hours Lecture - Virginia Sea ScallopsVIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh AuditoriumSea scallops are a favorite seafood dish, the second most valuable commercial fishery on the East Coast and a major fishery for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Join us for an evening with Dr. David Rudders, as we learn about these unusual animals.
- Mar216pm - 8pmDiscovery Lab: SharksVIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education LabSharks are scary, fascinating, ancient, and diverse fishes, with more than 450 living species. Stop by our lab to learn more about these misunderstood creatures, the dangers they face, and how you can help! Click the event title for more information.Show More...
- Apr612pm - 12:50pmPhy Sci Noon Seminar (VIMS)VIMS - Andrews Hall, Dominion Classroom 326Title TBA by Jeremy Mathis, NOAA Arctic Research Program, hosted by Elizabeth Shadwick
- Apr256pm - 8pmDiscovery Lab: JellyfishVIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education LabLearn about different species of jellyfish found in the oceans and Chesapeake Bay, their role in the ecosystem, and how people have used them throughout history. Registration required. Click the title above for more information.
- May2010am - 3pmVIMS Marine Science DayVIMS - Watermen's HallVIMS' annual open house is a fun-filled event for the whole family.
- Jun136pm - 8pmDiscovery Lab: Living BeachesVIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education LabLearn more about the types of organisms commonly found on East Coast beaches during summer. Lab activities will include a beachcombing simulation where everyone will be able to find a shell or souvenir to bring home! Click the title above for more info.
- Jul186pm - 8pmDiscovery Lab: Sport FishingVIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education LabVIMS graduate student Willy Goldsmith will explain how he tracks & monitors survival rates of open-ocean fishes such as tunas & billfishes after catch-and-release fishing + what his findings mean for recreational fisheries. Click the title for more info.
- Aug226pm - 8pmDiscovery Lab: Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)VIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education LabVIMS graduate student Sarah Pease will discuss the HABs that occur in Chesapeake Bay during summer, and how these blooms impact humans and the environment. Registration required. Click the title above for more information.Show More...
- Oct176pm - 8pmDiscovery Lab: Mad LabVIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education LabExplore the wonders of dry ice, slime, and things that glow in the dark! This Halloween-themed lab will have many hands-on activities to explore the creepy, yucky, and slimy parts of science. Registration Required. Click event title for more information.All events in October 2017
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