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Pelican Island Campus 1971

45th Anniversary of Pelican Island Campus (Forerunner to Texas A&M University at Galveston) on Wednesday, August 31, 1971

Beginning in 1962, when the Texas Maritime Academy, forerunner of Texas A&M University at Galveston...(more)


New Study Reaffirms Timeline On Formation Of Isthmus Of Panama

The formation of the Isthmus of Panama - a strip of land that separates the Caribbean Sea from the Pacific Ocean, and connects North and South America...(more)

Green Sea Turtle Bob

Texas A&M Galveston’s Sea Life Facility Rehabilitating Bob the Sea Turtle

The Texas A&M University at Galveston’s Sea Life Facility houses a 40,000 gallon natural seawater recirculating system, in addition to smaller experimental systems...(more)

Ilya Espino de Marotta

Panama Canal Expansion Completed with Texas A&M Galveston Graduate Heading the Project

When it first opened in 1914, the Panama Canal was considered one of mankind's top engineering achievements...(more)

Turtle Egg

Texas A&M at Galveston Prof Receives Funds to Save Endangered Turtles

Efforts to save the endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle have received a big boost in the form of a two-year $220,162 funding commitment to a...(more)


National Shark Awareness Q&A with Dr. David Wells

Dr. David Wells is an assistant professor and head of the Shark Biology and Fisheries Science Lab at Texas A&M University at Galveston. His research focuses on the biology and ecology of bony fishes, sharks and rays....(more)