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Lesli Biediger-Friedman and a student at Bobcat Bounty food bank

Creating a Culture of Health for Texas Children

Lesli Biediger-Friedman, Texas State University nutrition researcher, is working on innovative ways to make sure all Texas children have a chance to thrive.

Gathering River data to help manage and preserve Texas Parks

Data-driven Solutions For Natural Spaces

Resources such as the crystal-clear San Marcos River are in high demand and short supply. Understanding usage patterns can help preserve these areas for years to come.

Ray Treinen explains how he uses math to solve real-world problems.

The Science of Problem Solving

Whether we’re aware of it or not, complex mathematical systems flow through our lives, but you don’t need to understand differential equations to appreciate the power of math.

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.


Dean and professor talking about the new civil engineering degree program

New Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering

Our unique new degree program will prepare students to build and assess technology-enhanced infrastructure, leading to safer, more efficient city systems.

two journalism students review a newspaper at a table

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.

two nurses point at a human x-ray on a computer screen

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.

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