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Our goal is to conduct research that has a positive impact on the world we live in. Discover more about our faculty- and student-led research.   

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New Heights in Digital Media

At the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Professor Cindy Royal leads the team that is teaching new generations of media professionals how they can use the latest digital technology to expand the reach of their reporting, engage audiences and explore the world. 

The Language of School Psychology

When Texas State University researchers in the College of Education identified a critical need for a particular population of Texas school children, they got busy developing a solution.

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Knowledge Without Borders

The search for knowledge knows no boundaries. In the quest for answers to pressing problems and questions within our own society, researchers must reach beyond borders, where they can discover universal truths and trends that reflect the human experience, regardless of geographic location.

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Targeting a Killer

What if aid workers in developing regions could quickly and accurately diagnose deadly diseases using just a paper card? Dr. Shannon Weigum, assistant professor of biology, is using high-tech methods to create compact, easy-to-use tools that may help save the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable children.

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Unearthing the Past

The Lower Pecos Canyonlands, on the northeast edge of the Chihuahuan Desert, holds the key to understanding the region's early history. At the site of this Texas treasure, Dr. Stephen L. Black and his crew of undergraduate and graduate students are meticulously uncovering centuries-old information about the conditions that shaped this region.

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