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Texas State Stories



Every Bobcat has a story. Whether they’re new students or longtime professors, current staff members or accomplished alumni, all of these people — and so many more! — add to the fabric of Texas State. We hope you enjoy this view into their experiences.



Birds Eye View of Texas State Campus
Charting a Course Through the Human ExperienceDr. Robert T. Tally Jr., English professor, is a leading scholar in spatial literary studies. He interprets maps made of words rather than lines and shapes.
a unique tropical fish at texas state university’s xiphophorus genetic stock center
Combating Cancer with Genetic Research at TXSTResearch with a unique tropical fish is shining new light in the fight against cancer at Texas State's Xiphophorus Genetic Stock Center.
erica osta works in the microbiology department
Step inside the lab with microbiologist Erica OstaDiagnosing disease affordably will make a major impact. Step inside the lab with microbiologist Erica Osta, B.S. '17.
two ktsw djs work behind the scenes
25 Years of Bobcats on AirTexas State’s student-produced radio station, KTSW 89.9, has been broadcasting since 1992. Hear what makes The Other Side of Radio unique and life-changing.



two students hold up a texas state banner at the 2018 winter olympics
Texas State Covers the OlympicsTexas State students John Lee and Eun Jeong Lee and senior lecturer Michael Burns are in Pyeongchang, South Korea to produce the Today show’s coverage of the games.


scuba divers doing research in san marcos river
Strong Connections, Rich EducationThe San Marcos River flows through Texas State’s campus. It’s home to eight endangered and threatened species and one world-class research center.