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Texas A&M Galveston professor honored as a Presidential Impact Fellow

Dr. Sam Brody, professor of Marine Sciences, director of the Center for Texas Beaches and Shores at Texas A&M University at Galveston, professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning at the Texas A&M University College of Architecture and a nationally known authority on environmental planning, was selected to be part of the inaugural class of Presidential Impact Fellows.... (more)

Hundreds of Texas A&M Galveston students lend a helping hand to Galveston residents

As part of the nation's largest one-day, student run community service project, hundreds of students from Texas A&M University at Galveston will be participating in the 23rd annual Big Event starting at 8 a.m., Saturday, March 25 across Galveston... (more)

Texas A&M Galveston professor joins national study on the growing dangers of urban flooding

Flooding has always been a growing concern in the Houston/Galveston region as well as in other cities around the nation. It seems to worsen as cities develop without consideration for flood planning as they grow... (more)

Texas A&M Galveston helps sponsor Maritime security conference in Galveston

Texas A&M University Galveston Campus is one of the sponsors of the Fifth Annual Maritime Security East Conference to be held March 7 - 9 in the ballroom at the Moody Gardens Hotel. The conference will provide participants from the federal, state and local agencies, ports and private industry an opportunity to learn... (more)

Academic Complex Phase 2 construction underway at Texas A&M Galveston

Ground was broken today for phase 2 of the Academic Complex project at Texas A&M University at Galveston. This is the fourth groundbreaking of a major building on the ocean campus of Texas A&M University in three years... (more)

From Galveston to the South Pole, a Texas A&M Galveston student conducts significant marine research and also receives a wedding proposal

Most undergraduate students rarely get a chance to do research in some of the world's most remote locations alongside some of the top scientific minds, but a Texas A&M University at Galveston student is living the dream at the bottom of the world - Antarctica... (more)

Superintendent Appointed at Texas A&M Maritime Academy

Texas A&M University at Galveston has selected Capt. Michael J. Rodriguez as the 15th superintendent of the Texas A&M Maritime Academy. Rodriguez has been the deputy maritime administrator with the U. S. Maritime Administration since 2014... (more)

Remote Sensing of Seaweed Movements Enhanced by French and Texas A&M Galveston Collaboration

Dr. Alain Mermet, the scientific attaché at the General Consulate of France in Houston, visited Texas A&M University at Galveston to plan a research program that will improve the ability to predict the movement and severity of seaweed landings...(more)

Waterfront Events Pavilion And Amphitheater Construction Underway At Texas A&M Galveston

Ground was broken today for the $6 million Waterfront Event Pavilion project at Texas A&M University at Galveston.  The project will also include an outdoor amphitheater that can further extend the space of the pavilion, or also be used as a separate venue for outdoor events...(more)

Two special students will graduate at Texas A&M Galveston’s commencement

Texas A&M University at Galveston will hold the institution’s Fall 2016 Commencement at 9 a.m. on Saturday, December 17th at the Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd....(more)

Dr. Sam Brody of Texas A&M Galveston Receives Distinguish Recognition

Samuel D. Brody, professor of Marine Sciences at Texas A&M University at Galveston has been named one of the 2016-2017 Regents Professors by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents...(more)

Texas A&M Galveston Student Gives Presentation at Worldwide Symposium

Morgan Beaver, a Marine Science student in her senior year at Texas A&M University at Galveston, gave an educational presentation on the history of the development and use of the Sargassum Early Advisory System (SEAS) at the 21st annual Sea Bean Symposium...(more)

Jellyfish Day

Today, November 3 is Jellyfish Day and it is a reminder that jellyfish can be a real problem in Texas coastal waters and tributaries. Dr. Maria Pia Miglietta is an assistant professor and head of the Miglietta Lab at Texas A&M University at Galveston. Her research focuses on the evolution, genetics, and ecology of Cnidaria...(more)

Texas A&M Galveston Professor/Researcher and Students to be Featured on NatGeo Cable TV Special

Texas A&M University at Galveston marine science professor Pete van Hengstum will be featured on the National Geographic Channel show "Years of Living Dangerously" on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 9 p.m...(more)

Dr. Antonietta Quigg Selected for Southeast Conference Academic Leadership Development Program

Texas A&M University has selected Dr. Antonietta Quigg, associate vice president for Research and Graduate Studies, Texas A&M University at Galveston, to participate in the 2016-17 Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program (SEC ALDP)...(more)

Texas A&M Galveston recognizes inaugural class of Terry Foundation Transfer Scholars

Texas A&M University at Galveston is pleased to recognize Reagan Froncek as one of the inaugural class of The Terry Foundation Transfer Scholars...(more)

Texas A&M University at Galveston Receives Grants to Study Sharks & Ancient Hurricanes in Partnership with Universities in Mexico

Two Texas A&M University at Galveston researchers have been awarded grants to conduct work on marine science and marine biology projects. The grants are from CONACYT...(more)

Texas A&M Galveston Study to Discover and Identify New Fish Species

Thousands of species of fish live in the Gulf of Mexico, so many that no one knows how many are really out there. A Texas A&M University at Galveston researcher hopes to solve...(more)

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)