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Research Without Borders

The search for knowledge knows no boundaries. In the quest for answers to pressing problems and questions within our own society, researchers must reach beyond borders, where they can discover universal truths and trends that reflect the human experience, regardless of geographic location.

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Let It Grow

A generous USDA grant to the Texas State Department of Agriculture will enhance underserved Central Texas farms.

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Leading the Charge

Texas State researchers and the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative aim to reduce the cost of solar energy.

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Microorganisms in Microgravity

Do you need to wash your hands in space? NASA and Texas State team up to study bacteria growth in zero gravity.


New Heights in Digital Media

At the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Professor Cindy Royal leads the team that is teaching new generations of media professionals how they can use the latest digtial technology to expand the reach of their reporting, engage audiences and explore the world.

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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.

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