Rice Rivers News and Events

News and events

Ron Lopez taking measurements at CBSSC site at Rice Rivers Center

Turning the Tide on sea-level rise

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

VCU Rice Rivers Center is part of the Chesapeake Bay Sentinel Site Cooperative (CBSSC), a regional collaborative network based around the Bay.

Cindy Haddon Andrews

A picture-perfect retirement

Monday, October 12, 2020

Cindy Haddon Andrews' retirement lead her back to work - as the Volunteer Coordinator of the Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program.

Science On a Sphere, a 6-foot diameter sphere suspended 25 feet above the ground, shows animated images of the atmosphere, oceans and land.

Science On a Sphere, now at VCU, offers a world of possibilities

Thursday, September 10, 2020

The global display system, on long-term loan from NASA, adds an element of awe to VCU’s Trani Center for Life Sciences.

Adult male grey seal with head above water

Rare seal sighting in the James River

Friday, August 28, 2020

Rice Rivers Center Fisheries Biologist David Hopler captured this photo of a very rare sight near the center

Adult male grey seal with head above water

VCU Rice Rivers Center researcher experiences rare sighting of seal in the James River

Friday, August 21, 2020

Fisheries Biologist David Hopler captures a photo of an adult male grey seal in the James River.

Over the years, the Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program has planted 30 million oysters, helping to filter billions of gallons of water. (File photo)

With new federal grant, VCU’s Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program expands its reach

Friday, July 24, 2020

The grant from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration will increase the impact of the oyster restoration program.

Alex McCrickard

A shared love of fishing starts one man's journey toward a Master of Environmental Studies

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Alex McCrickard's path to his perfect job lead him to Dr. Greg Garman's fish ecology lab and Rice Rivers Center.

A teen boy holding a catfish

Go Fish! camper raises funds for sturgeon restoration

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Richmond-area teen Tony Caramucci's capstone project raised awareness and funding for Atlantic Sturgeon Research at Rice Rivers Center.

Stem for All Video Showcase, May 5 - 12, 2020. View/Discuss/Vote.  (various photos of students from films)

VCU Life Sciences, School of Education participate in 2020 STEM for All Video Showcase

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Collaborative film featured in 2020 STEM for all Video Showcase.

Greg Garman, Ph.D.

Greg Garman, Ph.D., interviewed on VPM News

Friday, May 1, 2020

Dr. Greg Garman, director of Rice Rivers Center, is interviewed for VPM News.

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