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Brett Sweezey

2023 Galveston Campus Buck Weirus Spirit Award Recipients

Galveston Campus Celebrates Two Record-Breaking Events

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Deborah Thomas

Tarpon Fish

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The training ship Kennedy sets sail for summer sea term

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Eliza Perz, class of '22, poses with TAMUS Research Symposium Award

Galan award

Dr. Lauren Simonitis


Texas A&M Maritime Academy Sets Sail for Sea-Day Training

Chris Prevost '21

Marcus & Brianne Wharton '21

Dr. Ana Sirovic



December 2020 Graduate Honors

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Lynch in the SLF

Virtual Commencement

Dr. Patrick Louchouarn

Midnight Yell Oct. 29

Dr. Anna Armitage and AFS award

Aggieland Saturday by the Sea will be held via Zoom Saturday, October 17, 2020.

Dr. David Wells is a 2020 EDGES Fellow


A nesting Kemp's ridley sea turtle

Fernando Calderon '21

Sinkhole cistern area on Great Abaco Island

TAMUG evacuation 8/25/20

Miglietta diving

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Tom TinHan '20 and shark

Kemp's ridley sea turtle

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The study assessed 59 different species in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans.

Debris Davlasheridze collected on campus' Shell Beach recently.

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Blacktip shark

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CDR VanVelzen '02 near Alcatraz Island

Dr. Tom Iliffe on a journey to the South Pacific in 1987

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Clare Shea '20 observes a dolphin in the care of TMMSN during her internship with the organization.

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Campus preview Oct. 17

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Kemp's ridley sea turtle nesting

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TAMUG students practicing social distancing.

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Dr. Tim van Emmerik

A Pacific bluefin tuna

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Finn in Antarctica on a recent expedition with Homeward Bound

A sea otter and her pup float in Alaska's Prince William Sound

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Blue whale surfacing near Catalina Island in California

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Gulf Center for Turtle Research

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Texas A&M University at Galveston is the marine and maritime branch campus of Texas A&M University which educates nearly 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students in science, business, engineering, liberal arts and transportation. It is driving the development of the blue economy in the Gulf Coast Region and is a critical contributor to Texas A&M's rare land-, sea-, space-grant mission with nearly $10 million in research expenditures.

Texas A&M-Galveston is also home to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy, one of six state maritime academies and the only one in the southern United States, which trains over 400 cadets annually for maritime service and employment around the world.

Texas A&M-Galveston is located in Galveston, Texas on the Gulf Coast where it is surrounded by industry, environment and programs essential to fulfilling its special-purpose mission. Aggies are known for their deep commitment to the success of each other and their strong desire to serve.