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Island University Scientists Receive $199K from National Science Foundation for Post-Harvey Research

Nov 16, 2017
For the researchers in the College of Science and Engineering (COSE) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, quick reaction to natural disasters, such as a major hurricane, are essential because it can help society better prepare, prevent and respond. The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded $199,952 to a COSE research team for their Rapid Response Research (RAPID) proposal titled “Measuring the Response of Stream Communities to Hurricane Harvey Across a Semi-Arid to Sub-Humid Gradient.”

4 Island University Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Online Teaching

Nov 10, 2017
To show gratitude for all of the hard work that goes into teaching online courses, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Office of Distance Education and Learning Technologies (ODELT) recognized four faculty members on Nov. 8 during a special awards ceremony.

Tidal Hall Nears Completion, Island University Celebrates with ‘Topping Out’ Ceremony

Nov 07, 2017
Dr. Kelly Quintanilla, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi President and CEO shared her vision for the future of research at the Island University on Nov. 7 during a “Topping Out” ceremony for phase one of the new Life Sciences Research and Engineering Building, Tidal Hall.

Island University College of Science and Engineering Hosts Annual Alumni Shrimp Boil

Nov 07, 2017
Enjoying a Cajun-style shrimp boil in the breezy weather of October is how the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s College of Science and Engineering (COSE) hosted the 2017 Alumni Shrimp Boil on Oct. 28, at the Laguna Madre Field Station. Boats transferred alumni, donned in jeans and t-shirts, from Clem’s Marina to the Field Station throughout the day to have fun, eat great food and to honor Dr. David McKee, Professor Emeritus of Marine Biology, and Dr. Alan Berkebile, Professor Emeritus of Geology.