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Astronaut during a space walk

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.


Targeting a Killer

Biology researchers are creating compact, easy-to-use tools that may help some of the world’s most vulnerable children.

Students conducting archaeological research at Eagle Nest Canyon

Unearthing the Past

Researchers are meticulously uncovering information about the conditions that shaped the Lower Pecos Canyonlands.

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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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