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Researchers use forecasting models and data analysis for hurricane recovery efforts

Dr. Eduardo Perez, associate professor in the College of Science and Engineering at Texas State University, is using forecasting models and data to help food banks be prepared for hurricanes during hurricane season, which began June 1.
2-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researcher explores how urbanization affects wildlife, spread of Lyme disease

To help prevent the spread of Lyme disease, Dr. Ivan Castro-Arellano, a disease ecologist and wildlife researcher at Texas State University, is exploring how urbanization and its effects on mammals impact the spread of pathogens.
27-Jun-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Invasive parasite robs fish of ability to swim, poses potential threat to endangered species

Researchers at Texas State University have identified an increasingly severe invasive parasite problem in the San Marcos and Comal Rivers that could impact native fish—including endangered species unique to Texas springs.
7-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Full moon at Normandy: Celestial Sleuth corrects D-Day historical record

Texas State University astronomer, physics professor and Texas State University System Regents' Professor Donald Olson has applied his distinctive brand of celestial sleuthing to the events of June 1944 to correct the historical record regarding the...
5-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Research on exotic form of carbon could open new insight into fundamental chemistry

Todd Hudnall, an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas State University, has been awarded a three-year, $195,000 grant from the Welch Foundation to develop methods to synthesize and prepare diborylcarbenes, an...
22-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study shows that other factors besides ingratitude drive teachers to quit

A comprehensive occupational health study evaluating intent-to-quit in public school teachers,” shows that other factors besides ingratitude drive teachers to quit
17-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Unlocking odd DNA structure could open up new approaches for treating cancer

An unusual form of DNA, G-quadruplex, is known to exist under laboratory conditions, but a research team led by Sean Kerwin of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas State University has developed an innovative technique to detect if...
9-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers at Texas State Use Machine Learning to Help Children with Autism Identify Facial Expressions

A team of Texas State University researchers including; Dr. Damian Valles, assistant professor at the Ingram School of Engineering; Dr. Maria Resendiz, associate professor for the College of Health Professions; and graduate student MD Inzamam Haque,...
1-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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@RodneyRohde, infectious disease expert from @txst provides insight on 'crypto' fecal parasite living in swimming pools that can ultimately lead to death

1-Jul-2019 4:00 PM EDT

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Chagas Disease: A Silent Killer with a Cure

Texas State Assistant Professor Dr. Paula Stigler Granados has spent several years researching Chagas disease, a “silent killer” carried through many Kissing Bugs. Dr. Stigler Granados recently shared what the disease means, especially for...
18-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Texas State University expert sheds light on why New Zealand's PM isn't naming the shooter.

19-Mar-2019 10:30 AM EDT

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Founded in 1899, Texas State University is among the largest universities in Texas with an enrollment of 38,694 students on campuses in San Marcos and Round Rock. Texas State’s 188,000-plus alumni are a powerful force in serving the economic workforce needs of Texas and throughout the world. Designated an Emerging Research University by the State of Texas, Texas State is classified under “Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity,” the second-highest designation for research institutions under the Carnegie classification system.


  • Dr. Amitai Abramovitch

    Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

    Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology, Neuroscience
  • Jennifer Devine

    Assistant Professor

    Human-environmental relations, Latin American - US politics, critical social theory
  • Dr. Pete Blair

    Grant Director, Non-Faculty — ALERRT Center

    Mass Casualities, mass shootings, guns, terror attack, ALERRT, Texas, San Marcos, Higher Education, Active Response Training
  • Dr. Ty Schepis

    Associate Professor — Psychology

    Adolescent, Psychology, psychology & social behavior, Medication, Opiod, Opiod abuse, Texas, San Marcos, Texas State University, Higher Education
  • Dr. Lawrence Fulton

    Associate Professor — School of Health Administra

    Machine Learning, Optimization, Simulation, Decision Sceince, R Coding, Python, Statistics, Sustainability
  • Dr. Chris Johnson

    Clinical Professor

    Aging and the Life Course Dementia Studies Family, sociology of religion, Global Perspective
  • Dr. Tania Betancourt

    Associate Professor

    Biomaterials, Nanomedicine, Nanomaterials, Diseases, Vitro, VIVO, Biosensors, Texas, San Marcos, Texas State University, Higher Education
  • Dr. Jennifer Irvin

    Associate Professor

    Electroactive polymers, Energy Storage, Sensors, Static Dissipation Synthesis, Dominate Ion, coatings and polymeric materials
  • Dr. Ron Walter

    Professor and University Chair in Cancer Research

    Cancer, Cancer Research, fish, Science, Xiphophrus, Molecular genetic response , Genetics
  • Dr. Maureen Keeley-Vassberg

    Professor — Department of Communication Studies

    Nonverbal Communication,, Family Communication , Relational Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Family Communication , End Of Life, "Final Conversations", verbal and nonverbal messages, terminal diagnosis


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