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Texas A&M University at Galveston


May 20, 2011 -- A group of four researchers with Texas A&M University at Galveston have received a three-year, $400,000 grant to study the storage of carbon in tidal wetlands along the Texas coast. More
May 12, 2011 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host commencement ceremonies for 168 students, a new record for the campus, on Saturday at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
May 02, 2011 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently hosted the 14th Annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl Final competition, an education program of the Consortium for Ocean Leadership. More
April 19, 2011 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will open its new Master of Maritime Administration and Logistics degree program for the 2011 fall semester. More
March 28, 2011 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host a national forum on tsunami impacts this week. More
March 08, 2011 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently presented 2011 Teaching Excellence Awards to four instructors. More
February 24, 2011 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host the first Foodways Texas 2011 symposium on Friday and Saturday. More
February 07, 2011 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently received a $25,000 gift from Kirby Inland Marine to fund scholarships for the university's Texas Maritime Academy Cadet Battalion. More
February 04, 2011 -- The Texas A&M University Board of Regents today appointed retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Robert Smith, III as vice president at Texas A&M University and chief executive officer at Texas A&M at Galveston. More
January 26, 2011 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Monday held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of a new Student Services building. More
January 23, 2011 -- The Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation, based in Galveston, has donated $1.5 million for Texas A&M University at Galveston to use toward the construction of its new Student Services building. More
January 10, 2011 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host a ceremonial groundbreaking for the construction of a new $3 million Student Services building on January 24. More
December 16, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will confer degrees to 111 graduates during commencement ceremonies on Saturday. More
December 10, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently presented scholarships from G & H Towing Company to four students in the university's Texas Maritime Academy Cadet Battalion. More
November 19, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently recognized 158 students at the 2010 Aggie Scholars Banquet. More
November 12, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston officially dedicated its highly sophisticated, 109,000 square-foot Ocean and Coastal Studies Building with a special ceremony on November 11. More
November 02, 2010 -- The Texas Maritime Academy at Texas A&M University at Galveston will host the Fourth Annual Women on the Water Conference Thursday through Saturday at the university's campus. More
November 02, 2010 -- Texas A&M University President Dr. Bowen Loftin has announced that William Hearn is stepping down as acting vice president and chief executive officer at the Texas A&M University at Galveston campus and that Dr. William Merrell will assume the interim position. More
October 28, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston Professor Sam Brody has created a detailed, web-based coastal atlas of the Texas coast. More
October 27, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston sailing team member Ryan Carden has been selected by the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association for the 2010 First Team All Academic Sailing Team. More
September 24, 2010 -- R. Bowen Loftin outlined his vision for the future of Texas A&M University on Friday after he was formally installed as president of the university. More
September 12, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston announced that it is headed for an all-time high enrollment this fall. More
September 10, 2010 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will host a public meeting meeting about the Galveston Island State Park Master Plan on Tuesday, September 21 at the Texas A&M Galveston Campus. More
September 06, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston marine expert Andre Landry says that "the drive to the beach is far more dangerous than any shark encounter". More
September 02, 2010 -- The Houston Maritime Arbitrators Association's third annual fundraising golf tournament will be held on October 12, 13 and 14. More
August 22, 2010 -- One hundred seventy incoming freshman cadets begin a week of intense training at Texas A&M University at Galveston today. More
May 15, 2010 -- Five Texas A&M University at Galveston Midshipmen were commissioned as Ensigns in the United States Navy at a ceremony Friday. More
May 14, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will hold commencement ceremonies on Saturday at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
May 13, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently held its Student Research Symposium, where a record 75 students presented their research. More
May 13, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston and Texas Maritime Academy and NROTC programs presented awards on April 28. More
May 09, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently honored student leaders with an awards banquet. More
April 20, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host the Galveston County Aggie Muster on Wednesday at the gymnasium in the Physical Education Facility. More
April 15, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Wednesday hosted Helen Colin, a Holocaust survivor, who told her story of surviving the Holocaust. More
March 31, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Tuesday announced that Dr. Donald Willett has been promoted to professor and Dr. Cong Kang has been promoted to tenure track assistant professor. More
March 30, 2010 -- Galveston Ocean Engineering: A free summer engineering camp is being hosted by Texas A&M University at Galveston August 2-6 for 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students from the Galveston and Houston area. More
March 28, 2010 -- More than 350 Texas A&M University at Galveston student volunteers spent Saturday, March 27, 2010 working on a variety of projects at 20 worksites throughout the community. More
March 22, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has published a message to the Galveston Community seeking projects for the school's Big Event on March 27. More
March 09, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston is accepting requests from non-profit organizations in Galveston for volunteer services during the university's Big Event service project on March 27. More
February 09, 2010 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston marine biology professor Tom Iliffe will be among scientists featured in "Extreme Cave Diving", a television program by National Geographic airing tonight. More
January 21, 2010 -- Texas A&M University Interim President R. Bowen Loftin was named sole finalist for the position of president in a vote today by the nine-member Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. More
December 20, 2009 -- The 2009 annual competition between Galveston College and Texas A&M University-Galveston to determine which college could collect a greater total amount of United Way pledges from employees was won by TAMUG this year. More
December 19, 2009 -- Fall 2009 Commencement Texas A&M University at Galveston celebrated Fall Commencement at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 19, 2009 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center, Expo Hall C. More
December 14, 2009 -- The Texas AgriLife Extension Service has published tips to avoid killing poinsettias. More
November 20, 2009 -- Dr. Samuel David Brody has been awarded the George P. Mitchell ’40 Sustainable Coasts Chair at Texas A&M University at Galveston More
November 16, 2009 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston Director of Academic Enhancement Dr. Ricardo Montelongo was recently recognized as a Diamond Honoree by the American College Personnel Association for his “exceptional contributions to higher education”. More
November 15, 2009 -- "You Have the Right to Remain Dead" will be performed by the Texas A&M University at Galveston Drama Club on Thursday and Friday, November 19-20, in the CLB auditorium on the TAMUG Mitchell campus on Pelican Island. More
November 01, 2009 -- John Paul Schilling, a veteran wounded in Iraq, enrolled this fall at Texas A&M University at Galveston thanks to a scholarship from the McDaniel Charitable Foundation. More
October 21, 2009 -- William C. Hearn has been named acting vice president and chief executive officer of Texas A&M University at Galveston following the departure of Dr. Rodney P. McClendon. More
October 20, 2009 -- Texas A&M University Interim President Dr. Bowen Loftin has announced that William C. Hearn will once again serve as acting vice president and chief executive officer of Texas A&M University at Galveston following the departure of Dr. Rodney P. McClendon who served in that capacity since Loften became interim president of the College Station campus. More
October 14, 2009 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston's Varsity Sailing Team recently had members qualify for the National Championship during a qualifier regatta in Corpus Christi Bay. More
September 30, 2009 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that its varsity sailing team placed first at the Troy Swetnam Regatta during the weekend. More
September 05, 2009 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently announced that the number of shark attacks worldwide has steadily been decreasing in the last few years. More
August 27, 2009 -- Tom Iliffe, a professor of marine biology at Texas A&M University at Galveston, recently discovered several new species of marine life. More
August 26, 2009 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently announced Cathy Kantowski as August Employee of the Month. More
August 15, 2009 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston held its Summer Commencement on Saturday, August 15, 2009 on the Mitchell Campus in the Classroom and Laboratory Building Auditorium. More
July 24, 2009 -- Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston will present awards to Roger Stone and Steve Conway for heroism and valor at a ceremony on the Mitchell Campus of Texas A&M University at Galveston on July 27. More
July 23, 2009 -- The United States Coast Guard will honor Roger Stone and Steve Conway with awards for heroism and valor at a ceremony on the Mitchell Campus of Texas A&M University at Galveston on July 27. More
July 21, 2009 -- SeaSpace Inc., a Houston-based nonprofit organization dedicated to marine environmental education and youth outreach, is creating an endowment to help Texas A&M University at Galveston students pay for their education. More
July 01, 2009 -- Cadets and faculty with the Texas Maritime Academy at Texas A&M University at Galveston on Tuesday departed for their summer training cruise. More
June 26, 2009 -- The former USNS Sirius, which was acquired to be the third United States Training Ship Texas Clipper, departed the Texas A&M University at Galveston Mitchell campus on Thursday, June 25. Photos and Video
May 29, 2009 -- Texas A & M University at Galveston Professor William Merrell will speak about the proposed “Ike Dike” at the next League City Economic Development Corporation meeting on June 9 in League City. More
May 21, 2009 -- Sea Camp Coastal Photography, a camp for persons between the ages of 13 and 18, is accepting applications. More
May 16, 2009 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston held its Spring Commencement on Saturday at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
May 15, 2009 -- Sea Camp, one of the state’s unique summer programs that is beginning its 24th year at Texas A&M University at Galveston, will run from June 7 to August 8. More
April 13, 2009 -- Texas A&M University has posted a news release about the Ike Dike to protect Galveston Bay from a large storm surge which has been proposed by Texas A & M University at Galveston Professor William Merrell. More
December 13, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will hold its Fall Commencement at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, at the Moody Gardens Convention Center, Expo Hall C.   More
October 20, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Anthony "Tony" Quigg has been named the September Employee of the Month. More
October 05, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston researchers have conducted a study on Atlantic bluefin tuna and their populations. More
September 23, 2008 -- Texas A&M University is holding a orientation and welcoming ceremony tonight for more than 1,400 of its Galveston students who were displaced by Hurricane Ike. More
September 09, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that a team of researchers at the university has been awarded a grant of more than $700,000 from the Environmental Remediation Sciences Program. More
August 30, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will host a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on its campus, where it will plant American flags in memory of those killed in the terrorist attack on the Twin Towers in New York. More
August 28, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently recognized Belinda Gaddis as its August Employee of the Month. More
July 26, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Friday announced that it has named Geri Quintero as the July Employee of the Month. More
June 20, 2008 -- Sea Camp Coastal Photography, a unique camp for youngsters taught by Galveston freelance photographer Robert Mihovil and hosted by Texas A&M University at Galveston will begin on June 22. More
June 12, 2008 -- Texas A&M Univerity at Galveston on Wednesday announced that Louise Provost has been named as the June Employee of the Month. More
June 11, 2008 -- The Cynthia Woods, the sailboat that capsized late Friday night in the Gulf of Mexico carrying six members of the Texas A&M University at Galveston sailing team as it participated in a 700-mile race to Vera Cruz, Mexico has been taken to Freeport, Texas and removed from the water. More
June 10, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that the United States Coast Guard and salvage workers have located the wreckage of the Cynthia Woods and will tow the sailing vessel to port to investigate the cause of its sinking. More
June 09, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston Vice President and CEO Dr. Bowen Loftin told reporters today that he has ordered a "stand down" of the school's offshore sailing program pending the investigation of the fatal accident on the Cynthia Woods sailboat over the weekend. More
June 08, 2008 -- Update: The Coast Guard along with a Texas A&M salvage crew from T&T Marine Salvage recoved a deceased victim from the sailboat Cynthia Woods 27 miles southeast of Freeport, Texas, late Sunday afternoon. More
May 19, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will be offering its Sea Camp summer program for children beginning June 8. More
May 12, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston students Cadet Carl Brynestad and Cadet Shawn Ouellette were commissioned as Ensigns in the United States Naval Reserve and Midshipman Daniel Lawson were commissioned as an Ensign in the United States Navy on Friday, May 9, at a ceremony at the Gazebo at the San Luis Resort and Hotel. More
April 27, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently honored student leaders with an awards banquet. More
April 27, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston and the office of Research and Graduate Studies hosted the 3rd Annual Student Research Symposium on Wednesday, April 23. More
April 27, 2008 -- The Texas Maritime Academy at Texas A&M University at Galveston presented scholarship awards to twenty-four cadets during a ceremony on April 17. More
April 27, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston officially broke ground on a $50 million Science Complex on Saturday. More
April 17, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced Stacie Arms as the Employee of the Month for April 2008. More
April 04, 2008 -- Three senior Marine Engineering Technology students at Texas A&M University at Galveston got some real-world insight on their senior design project earlier this week when two Instrument Technologists from Dow Chemical visited campus. More
March 19, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that it has named Gilbert Quintinella as the March Employee of the Month. More
February 27, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that almost 200 prospective students attended the Spring Sea Aggie Preview on Friday. More
February 27, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that it held a reception for native artist Tony Wynn on February 25. More
February 21, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Tuesday made two presentations at the Texas Secondary School Counselor Conference. More
February 20, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced Engineering Professor Dr. Vijay Panchang received the 2007 Richard R. Torrens Award. More
February 14, 2008 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced Sergeant John Collins as the February 2008 Employee of the Month. More
February 04, 2008 -- Dr. Gilbert Rowe began his new role as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer for Texas A&M University at Galveston on Friday. More
February 04, 2008 -- Almost 40 students, faculty and staff from Texas A&M University at Galveston spent the recent holiday volunteering with Texas City Habitat for Humanity as part of the school’s second annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. More
January 28, 2008 -- Steve Valerius, President of Kirby Inland Marine, LP met with scholarship recipients from Texas A&M University at Galveston on Friday January 18, 2008 for a recognition ceremony and breakfast. More
December 20, 2007 -- Thomas W. Powell has established the Thomas W. Powell ‘62 Chair in Engineering and Technology at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
December 18, 2007 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston Cadet Lane Frisbie was commissioned as an Ensign in the United States Navy on Friday, December 14, More
December 17, 2007 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston Vice President and CEO Dr. Bowen Loftin has named Dr. Rodney P. McClendon executive associate vice president and chief operating officer for Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
December 15, 2007 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston student Matthew Dykes was commissioned as an Ensign in the United States Navy on Friday at a ceremony in the Moody Mansion. More
December 15, 2007 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston hosted 2007 Fall Commencement Exercises on Saturday, December 15 at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
December 06, 2007 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has provided a video link of the "reefing" of the Training Ship Texas Clipper on November 17. More
August 30, 2007 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston reports that job prospects for graduates of the maritime university are very good. More
August 23, 2007 -- Steve Hench has offered comments on a Texas A&M University at Galveston news release about Independent Natural Resources Inc.’s new SEADOG technology that has begun a three-month demonstration in Gulf of Mexico, to produce power generation and water desalination from the renewable source of ocean waves. More
August 11, 2007 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston student Matthew Dykes was commissioned as an Ensign in the United States Navy on Friday at a ceremony in the Moody Mansion. More
August 07, 2007 -- Minnesota-based energy technology company Independent Natural Resources Inc. has announced that it is conducting a three-month demonstration of its SEADOG technology in the Gulf of Mexico, off of Galveston Island, under supervision and documentation from the Texas A&M University at Galveston Marine Engineering Technology Department. More
July 18, 2007 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston offers training on a ship simulator that duplicates actual seagoing scenarios. More
June 18, 2007 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston Presents Smithsonian Poster Exhibit Celebrating 200th Anniversary of NOAA Predecessor. More
June 13, 2007 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston beach expert Jim McCloy today reports that 80 percent of beach rescues involve persons caught in rip currents. More
June 07, 2007 -- Rear Admiral Allen B. Worley, superintendent of the Texas Maritime Academy at Texas A&M University at Galveston joined Maritime Administrator Sean T. Connaughton and representatives from several other agencies in Washington for the signing of an agreement that enacts a universal set of training standards for U.S. mariners on Liquefied Natural Gas tankers. More
May 31, 2007 -- The Center for Texas Beaches and Shores, which is based on the campus of Texas A&M University at Galveston, is conducting research on the Texas coastline. More
May 24, 2007 -- A team of Texas A&M University researchers are preparing to recover artifacts from a 200-year-old shipwreck that lies more than 4,000 deep in the Gulf of Mexico. More
May 23, 2007 -- The 20th Annual Maritime Memorial Service, "commemorating those mariners and fishermen who have died this past year, which had been scheduled to be held at the Seamen's Memorial Sundial on Lakeshore Drive in Port Arthur, was moved because of the weather into a large, covered warehouse at the Port of Port Arthur. More
May 15, 2007 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has named Dr. Jay R. Rooker to the McDaniel Chair in Sustainable Marine Fisheries. More
May 12, 2007 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston hosted the 2007 Spring Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 12, 2007 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center More
May 12, 2007 -- George P. Mitchell '40, received an Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree from the Texas A&M University System, Texas A&M University, and Texas A&M University at Galveston on Saturday, May 12, 2007 at the Spring 2007 Commencement Exercises for Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
May 05, 2007 -- Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students recently honored William C. Hearn and Dr. Alexandru Balaban with the 2007 Distinguished Achievement Award. More
April 14, 2007 -- The 2007 Student Research Symposium was held at Texas A&M University at Galveston on Wednesday, April 11. More
February 16, 2007 -- George P. Mitchell has established the George P. Mitchell ’40 Chair in Marine Science with a $1 million endowment to fund teaching, research, service, and professional development activities in marine science. More
January 30, 2007 -- The McDaniel Charitable Foundation has made a $1 million endowment in sustainable marine fisheries to Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
January 14, 2007 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently presented Joyce Tidwell with the award for employee of the year. More
January 14, 2007 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently presented three awards. More
January 05, 2007 -- Texas A&M University is seeking couples for a study on chemical exposures' effect on conception and pregnancy More
December 21, 2006 -- The Texas A&M University at Galveston Clock Tower and Carillon donated by Elizabeth and Senator Searcy Bracewell is featuring concerts of seasonal music at noon and 5 p.m. throughout the Holiday Season. More


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