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Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Texas State prof maps Buddy Holly’s short, swift rise

Poor management and haphazard planning could have contributed to the death of music pioneer Buddy Holly and changed the direction of rock and roll, a geographer from Texas State University suggests in an upcoming research article.

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Alex Trebek to give 2010 Grosvenor Distinguished Lecture

Alex Trebek, best known as host of the television quiz show Jeopardy!, will give the 2010 Grosvenor Distinguished Lecture at Texas State Universit on Wednesday, April 21.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Texas State inaugurates International Flash Flood Laboratory

Texas State University will inaugurate its new International Flash Flood Laboratory (IFFL) with a workshop Monday, Oct. 19, in which it will invite the public to recommend activities the lab should undertake to reduce flash-flood casualties and...

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Major study underway on Wimberley’s Cypress Creek

The River Systems Institute at Texas State University is in the process of coordinating a major study on the Cypress Creek watershed in and around Wimberley.

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

Texas State’s Brock Brown honored as Piper Professor

Brock J. Brown, Texas State University Department of Geography faculty member, has been named Piper Professor for 2008 by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.