Area School News
Data from Bob Diaz, a professor at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, are being used on a new global map created by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to highlight the connection between human population density, nutrient pollution, and low-oxygen marine dead zones.
Thanks to an unnamed donor, more than 100 children attended camps at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science this summer free of charge.
A celebrity waiter fundraiser last week was a big success and will support the purchase of a drunk driving simulator for use by the Gloucester High School driver education program.
Applications will be accepted for those interested in an interim appointment to the Mathews County School Board, with the four remaining board members expected to make a decision on a replacement for Dr. Michael Richards at the Sept. 21 meeting.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Jefferson Lab in Newport News is accepting applications for its science enrichment program for fifth-, sixth- and eighth-grade teachers of science.
Math professor Dr. Thomas Mosca of Rappahannock Community College recently presented a paper to the Virginia Academy of Science that he and his co-author prepared with the help of RCC student Yohana Flores.
Beginning Tuesday and continuing until Aug. 31, the Virginia Historical Society is offering the opportunity for families to participate in interactive activities while they visit the Richmond museum.