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Monday, July 8th, 2013

Texas State student wins NSF poster award

Jose Dominguez, a student in Texas State's College of Science and Engineering, won first place for undergraduate student posters at a recent National Science Foundation (NSF) meeting in Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Texas State physics prof wins $500K NSF award

Nikoleta Theodoropoulou, an assistant professor of physics at Texas State, has been awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for her work as a researcher, teacher and scholar.

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.

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

National Science Foundation plans on-campus workshop

The National Science Foundation and Texas State will be host a NSF Day workshop Friday, Feb. 18 on receiving federal funding for research projects.

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

NSF to hold funding workshop at Texas State

The National Science Foundation (NSF) will hold a workshop at Texas State to introduce local researchers to the ways of receiving NSF research funding.

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

Texas State to purchase electron microscope

Texas State regents have approved the purchase of a scanning electron microscope, which will aid material science research at the university. The microscope will be partially funded by National Science Foundation (NSF) funds. Texas State now has...

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Texas State prof wins NSF grant

Nihal Dharmasiri, an assistant professor in Texas State's biology department, has won a $550,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study auxin, a plant hormone.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Texas State professor gets NSF grant

Texas State Professor of Biology Michael Huston was recently awarded a $165,085 grant for the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his project, OPUS: Global Biodiversity - Synthesis of Ecology and Evolution.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Biology prof gets National Science Foundation award

Michael Huston, professor of biology at Texas State University, was awarded a $165,085 grant from the National Science Foundation for his project “OPUS: Global Biodiversity - Synthesis of Ecology and Evolution.”