Planting Passions

Reunited with Aggieland years after graduation, Kriss Kirchhoff ’78 explores his passions on campus and plants seeds of generosity for future Aggies.

Aquatic Aggies

The Aglantis Aquarium at Texas A&M University at Galveston showcases colorful sea creatures native to the Gulf of Mexico.

Sailing Into the Future

Texas A&M University at Galveston acquired the TS Kennedy, a game-changing training ship that enhances mariner education.

No Turtle Left Behind

Dr. Christine Figgener ’19 is spreading her love for sea turtles and creating awareness for the threats the ocean and its inhabitants face.

A Floral Fantasy Submerged

An Aggie florist and photographer create breathtaking underwater scenes.

Making It Click

Through Texas A&M University at Galveston’s Technology for Students Fund, Aggies can unite to provide lecture-enhancing resources to students free of charge.

Waves of Change

With the help of impactful initiatives, leaders at Texas A&M University at Galveston are working to ensure everyone has a place at the island campus.

Sights on the Sea

Dr. Donna Lang ’88 is investing in the future of maritime pursuits by creating an endowed scholarship for former Sea Scouts.

Advocating for Veterans

Kathryn '11 and Don Boyle '08 plan a gift to support student veterans at Texas A&M University at Galveston.

Celebrating Aggies by the Sea

Along with 105 other Aggies by the Sea, Mario Rodriguez ’21 is being honored with a Texas A&M University at Galveston endowed scholarship.

Galveston, From the Ground Up

In the show “Restoring Galveston,” former Texas A&M-Galveston students Ashley ’09 and Michael Cordray ’06 fix the city, one run-down house at a time.

Lab Work: Research at Texas A&M

New tool scans nutritional content of food; veterinarians study dog aging; engineer creates wearable monitoring tool for mental health; specialist explains what causes brain freeze.

Surviving & Thriving

Aggie camaraderie led graduate student Stratton Muhmel ’14 ’18 to a novel gene therapy treatment that waged war against his deadly brain tumor.

Campaign Update

During the Lead by Example campaign, countless individuals chose to honor their loved ones through honorary or memorial gifts. Here are six of their stories.

On Campus: News From Across Texas A&M

Student-developed video game teaches cattle working skills; program showcases rural veterinary medicine; university hosts Datathon; Sea Aggies deploy weather buoys.

Texas A&M Foundation Hosts Second Annual Exploration Day

Fully-immersive event showcased four high-impact research and academic initiatives by Texas A&M University students and faculty.

Did You Know

Texas A&M University at Galveston is home to one of only six state maritime academies in the United States.

On Campus: News From Across Texas A&M

Class of 1969 dedicates Spirit Plaza; new initiative launches for students with disabilities; Sea Aggies fundraise for Aggie ring statue; music and math converge in engineering program.

Ringing True

The Maroon Delegates are leading a fundraising effort for the construction of an Aggie ring statue at Texas A&M University at Galveston.

A Life at Sea

Capt. Greg Tylawsky ’84 credits the Texas A&M Maritime Academy for his successful career at sea.

The Benefits of Retirement Gifts

Check out these three retirement gift methods to see if they might be right for you!

Lab Work: Research at Texas A&M

Researchers improve human-elephant relations in Botswana; virtual reality tools may help public speaking anxiety; team studies infant opioid addiction.

New Gifts: Recent Gifts to Texas A&M

Endowment fuels training cruises; doctor honors late wife’s legacy; gift for Sales Leadership Institute; former student supports the Corps of Cadets.

The Legacy

Jere and Jack H. Smith ’64 create a testamentary unitrust to benefit oceangoing students.

Making Waves

The Abe and Peggy J. Levy Foundation has established a giving legacy at Texas A&M University at Galveston.

On Campus: News From Across Texas A&M

Students design prototypes through Aggies Invent; Rudder Radio launches at Texas A&M at Galveston; Warrior-Scholar Project expands.

Lab Work: Research Developments

Engineering students develop lunar rover prototype; Texas A&M and NASA collaborate on Robonaut; Texas A&M competes in AutoDrive challenge; Sea Aggies aid endangered sea turtles.

Special Feature

A proposed plan by two Texas A&M University at Galveston researchers to protect the Texas coast could prevent billions of dollars in hurricane damage.

Lab Work: Research Developments

Team discovers three new bird species in Africa; student studies Antarctic ecosystem; researchers use spice painting therapy with dementia patients; artist creates emotional map of Bryan-College Station.

New Gifts: Recent Gifts to the Foundation

Couple asks wedding guests to donate in lieu of gifts; gift helps veterans pursue entrepreneurial dreams; Santa surprises two siblings with endowed scholarships; couple funds study abroad scholarships.

Ike Dike to the Rescue

A proposed plan by two Texas A&M University at Galveston researchers to protect Texas coasts could prevent billions in hurricane damage.

Santa's Special Surprise

Brenda and Glenn Dresner '69 gift their Aggie children endowed scholarships for Christmas.


A new Academic Complex will enrich the marine learning environment at Texas A&M University at Galveston.

On Campus: News From Across Texas A&M

Construction begins on The Gardens at Texas A&M; new life for Riverside Campus; philanthropy course teaches students about nonprofits; architecture majors design mockups for Dallas Mavericks' practice facility.