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Potential Zika Vaccine Protects Against Infection, Pregnancy Transmission & Testicular Damage

For the first time, a collaborative team led by The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has shown that a potential Zika vaccine quickly can protect fetuses against infection as well as protect males against testicular infection and injury.

Fun & Spooky Activities to Tackle this October

Galveston, known for its beaches and sunshine, also has a dark side to it as well. Check out 13 spooktacular Halloween events coming up this October.

Galveston Island to Support Harvey Relief Efforts with Free Beach Weekend, Shrimp Festival

In an effort to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts on the mainland, the Galveston tourism community will host a free beach weekend Sept. 30 – Oct. 1 with special promotions to benefit relief organizations.

Oxidative Stress Produces Damage Linked with Increased Risk of Preterm Birth

A group of scientists led by Ramkumar Menon at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have gained new insights into what factors lead to preterm birth.

10 Historical Facts You Probably Don't Know About Galveston

How many of these historical Galveston facts do you know?

Galveston Shrimp Festival Quickly Approaching

The Galveston Island Shrimp Festival at Saengerfest Park in Historic Downtown Galveston is one of the top festivals to attend this Fall season.

Seven Reasons to FALL for Galveston This October

Fall brings beautiful weather and some of the BEST events the Island has to offer. Check out seven things you can do this October!

Shows at The Grand to Benefit Mainland Relief Efforts

Galveston fared well and is now in a unique position to help our neighbors. Donations will be accepted to aid those who may have been affected by Harvey.

Ryson Vacation Rentals Lending a Helping Hand

FEMA vouches are being accepted by Ryson Vacation Rentals.

Unique Shopping Opportunities in Downtown Galveston

Explore unique shopping opportunities in Galveston