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Grad Student Lands $10K Grant to Extend Blacktip Shark Project Into International Waters

Dec 14, 2018
Island University doctoral student Dominic Swift has received a $10,000 grant from the Save Our Seas Foundation in Geneva, Switzerland, to collect DNA samples from over 400 blacktips in waters managed by Mexico, Cuba, and The Bahamas.

Islander Students Present Exemplary Research at Pathways Student Research Symposium

Dec 14, 2018
Many Islander students welcome the opportunity to showcase their academic excellence beyond the classroom.

Island University Engineering Building named in Honor of President Emeritus Robert R. Furgason

Dec 07, 2018
More than 200 Islander faculty, staff, students, and local dignitaries joined together on Dec. 7 for the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Dedication Ceremony of the Dr. Robert R. Furgason Engineering Building. President Emeritus Furgason joined the Island University in 1990 as its ninth president, serving the institution with dedication and leadership for 14 years.

Island University Math Professor Recognized Internationally for STEM Education Efforts

Dec 07, 2018
Dr. Celil Ekici, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi assistant professor of mathematics, received the Max. E. Lundquest Rising Star STEM Educator Award at the International STEM Education Association’s 2018 conference in Branson, Missouri in October.