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Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Group hosting screening of ‘The Wonder Year’ documentary

Texas State University’s Youth Behind Movement group is hosting a documentary screening, The Wonder Year which follows the 9th Wonder, a Grammy Award-winning producer, ambassador for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and professor.

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Man with knife spotted on campus

Texas State University police are urging people to stay away from a man with a knife who is moving across campus, last reported in the areas of Sessom Drive and Comanche Street areas.

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Texas State lands big tiny-tech grant

The National Science Foundation gave Texas State University almost $500,000 so the university could install an inductively coupled plasma-reactive ion etching system.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Texas State’s uphill battle for attention

The Texas State University System is no match for the University of Texas and Texas A&M systems when it come to winning state resources and attention.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Trauth: Texas State faring well despite economy

Texas State University is showing signs of progress in spite of difficult economic times, University President Denise Trauth said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Professor, former P&Z commish receives Fulbright grant

William De Soto, Texas State University professor and former city P&Z commissioner, was awarded a prestigious Fulbright grant to teach Ukrainians about American government and American political thought in the spring.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Texas State honors program to become new college

The Texas State University Honors Program will become an independent college directed by a dean who reports directly to the university provost.

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Heat blamed for rush-hour railroad crossing malfunction

A Union Pacific spokesperson says extreme heat caused railroad crossing malfunctions that brought traffic on and around Aquarena Springs Drive to a halt for nearly an hour and a half Monday afternoon.

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Winn’s ‘Morning Glories’ sculpture airlifted from Aquarena Center

A helicopter is flying the skies above Hays County today as it airlifts the massive "Morning Glories" sculpture in pieces from Texas State University's Aquarena Center to a new home at a private ranch in Wimberley.

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Texas State adds doctorates in developmental education

Texas State officials announced the university will offer a doctor of philosophy degree in developmental education and a doctor of education degree in developmental education this fall.

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