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Monday, March 25th, 2013

Eggs & Issues to take on water

The Greater San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce will discuss water issues at the next Eggs & Issues breakfast.

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.

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Texas State to hold study abroad fair

STAFF REPORT Texas State is holding its Study Abroad Spring Fair on Feb. 13. The fair, conducted by the university’s Study Abroad Office in the Division of Academic Affairs, will run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the...

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Regents approve master’s degree in nursing for Texas State

The Texas State University System Board of Regents has authorized Texas State University to offer a new masters degree program to help address a critical healthcare issue in Texas: The need for more primary care providers.

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Why the ‘Sun God’ was banned from Texas State

He was banned from campus during the great Frisbee fracas of 2012, but the Sun God of Sewell Park vows to rise again. It’s a hot August afternoon on campus, and Frisbee Dan is tossing discs as...

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Audio: USPS stamp to honor Lady Bird Johnson

The U.S. Postal Service is recognizing Lady Bird Johnson's centennial with the release of a commemorative stamp featuring her White House portrait, making her one of only five first ladies to be featured on postage.

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Endangered species conflicts loom in Texas

Near a glade of blackened pines, a Ph.D. student at Texas State University used microchip technology to search for an endangered Houston toad. Her device beeped as she held it over a carpet of pine needles, and...

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Texas State graduate college dean elected president of ATGS

Mike Willoughby, dean of the Graduate College at Texas State University, has been elected president of the Association of Texas Graduate Schools.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Texas State announces December music events

The Texas State University School of Music has announced December events, which are free and open to the public.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Texas State math camp students compete nationally

Three high school students chipped away at the Graceful Tree Conjecture during a recent university math camp, earning a chance to compete for $10,000-$100,000 in D.C.

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