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Senior Executive Director Dr. Larry McKinney Announces Retirement After 12 Years of Leadership at Harte Research Institute

Dec 10, 2019
Dr. Larry McKinney, Senior Executive Director for the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies (HRI) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, has announced that after more than a decade of service he will retire from his position leading the Gulf’s only dedicated marine science and policy institute effective Aug. 30, 2020.

Shared Passion for Research, Soccer Inspires Outstanding Graduate Ashley Hamilton

Dec 06, 2019
Hamilton, a biology major with a 4.0 grade point average, has been selected as an Outstanding Graduate for the College of Science and Engineering and will receive her degree during the Fall 2019 commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 14.

Island University Scientist Leads Ocean Acidification Study in Gulf of Mexico

Nov 27, 2019
As oceans become more acidic, the need to carefully monitor the chemistry of ocean waters becomes more urgent. One of the first challenges in dealing with this change is finding out how and where to best monitor seawater to give researchers the best data to analyze.

Life, Legacy of Dr. John ‘Wes’ Tunnell Jr. Portrayed in HRI, KEDT documentary

Nov 25, 2019
The Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies (HRI) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and KEDT-TV will present “Remembering Wes,” a documentary honoring the life and legacy of institute founding member Dr. John "Wes" Tunnell Jr. at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, as a part of KEDT’s annual Day of Giving.