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Research Newsletter

Engaging Research

Spring 2019

New Faculty Research Spotlight

Paula Stigler Granados - School of Health Administration

Paula Stigler Granados - School of Health Administration

Dr. Stigler Granados Tackles a "Silent Killer" — the Kissing Bug

"At its core, my research is driven and motivated by working side-by-side with community leaders to help protect the health of residents and families.”

Faculty Research Spotlight

Eduardo Perez - Ingram School of Engineering

Dr. Perez and Team Help Ensure Food Supply When Disaster Strikes

Hank Hehmsoth - School of Music

Music Professor Preserves and Celebrates Music History

Researcher Profile

Madan M. Dey - Department of Agriculture

Agriculture Professor Pursues Research Far and Wide


Research Program Spotlight

Daniel A. Brown - Dean of University College

Through Faculty Mentorship, Students Develop Identity as Research Scientists

Research Coordinator Corner

Examining Humanity: Research and Innovation in the College of Liberal Arts

In April 2018, Texas State University was recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education for its significant research and development (R&D) spending in the humanities. Nationally, Texas State ranked number 48, with over $1.4 million in humanities R&D expenditures in FY16 alone.

Examining Humanity: Research and Innovation in the College of Liberal Arts

ORSP News and Updates

Growth Continues in Texas State Research Enterprise

Continuing a trend over the past several years, Texas State saw growth in all expenditure categories related to Research & Sponsored Programs in FY18. Texas State produced new institutional benchmarks for both Restricted Research and Total Research and Development Expenditures.


About ORSP

Exciting research happens every day in every department of Texas State University. Our faculty generate new knowledge and catalyze ideas into reality, combining creativity and determination to achieve innovation.

Each semester, we feature some of these accomplished researchers in our newsletter, where they share their work and advice about funding, managing teams, and more. The newsletter also includes practical tips for finding collaborators, mentoring students, and using ORSP’s resources to the fullest.

Remember, ORSP is here to support your research from start to finish.    

Editorial Team

Kay Hetherly, editor

Evy Gonzales

Jessica Schneider

Becky Northcut

Christopher Larson, web developer