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Dr. Melissa A. Martinez explains the work she's doing to make education equal for all

Research Aims to Ensure Quality Education for All

We are all stakeholders in the education system — as families, taxpayers or community members. Dr. Melissa A. Martinez wants to ensure that it’s working for everyone.

dr. aslan cleans a solar panel with a rag and water

Deciphering Data to Use Resources Wisely

The world is full of signals — changes in temperature, pressure, frequency — and Texas State University’s Dr. Semih Aslan, associate professor of engineering, can read them.

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Creating a Safer Healthcare Environment

Patient violence in healthcare is a growing epidemic, but Texas State University professor Son Chae Kim, of the St. David’s School of Nursing, is working toward a remedy.

View of the San Marcos River, looking upstream from a point over the center of the water

Research and Education in a Unique Environment

Meadows Center researcher Thomas Hardy describes the connections — environmental, cultural, educational and recreational — between San Marcos and its river.

Robert Tally

Charting a Course Through the Human Experience

Dr. Robert T. Tally Jr., English professor, is a leading scholar in spatial literary studies. He interprets maps made of words rather than lines and shapes.


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New MHA Executive Delivery Track

Online and hybrid courses allow working professionals to earn their master’s degree and advance as leaders in healthcare administration.

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Gaining Reporting Skills for a New Media Landscape

In the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, senior Brooke Phillips has gained practical experience that’s preparing her for a career in the rapidly changing field of media.

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Working for Healthy Texas Communities

In departments across the university, from Nursing to Psychology and beyond, Texas State researchers are dedicated to improving health and healthcare in our region.

mackenzie bryant explains why she chose to pursue an education degree at texas state

Leading the class is her family tradition

For College of Education graduate Mackenzie Bryant, teaching is family tradition. She’s proudly carrying on Texas State’s own history of excellence in the classroom.

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President Denise M. Trauth

Dr. Denise M. Trauth is the ninth president of Texas State University, having served in the role since 2002. During that time, the university has been designated one of the state's Emerging Research Universities as well as a federal Hispanic-Serving Institution.