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The Department of Oceanography boldly answers the call to educate, train, and equip Aggies who will change the world. With your help, we will continue to attract more of the best and brightest young minds to Texas A&M Oceanography, transform their educational experience with exceptional opportunities, and place them directly into rewarding and impactful careers.

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The Texas A&M Oceanography faculty and students who sailed on the inaugural Schade Cruise. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Chrissy Wiederwohl.)

Hal Schade ’67 Gift Funds 4-Day Research Cruise For Oceanography Students

Twelve Texas A&M University Department of Oceanography students had the remarkable opportunity to spend four days at sea, conducting research in the Gulf of Mexico May 23-26 aboard the R/V Point Sur. The entire cruise was funded thanks to a generous gift from Hal Schade ’67, given in honor of his parents, Colonel Tom and Sue Mathews.

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