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New research identifies obstacles to early detection of skin cancer in rural western states

Residents of rural, sparsely-populated "frontier counties" in the Western U.S. face higher incidents of skin cancer and related mortality rates.
9-Jan-2020 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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NSF grant aims to improve research into factors impacting geographic education

Michael Solem, professor in the Department of Geography at Texas State University, has received a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to identify factors that may impact K-12 geography education
16-Dec-2019 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Tips for navigating a hectic holiday season with mind, spirit intact

The holidays are almost upon us. For some, it is time to get out the best dishes and polish up the silver for a holiday table setting with family and friends, while others will be worried about coping with the festivities — because they are alone...
10-Dec-2019 4:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Intermittent fasting shown to provide broad range of health benefits in new Texas State study

Intermittent fasting may provide significant health benefits, including improved cardiometabolic health, improved blood chemistry and reduced risk for diabetes, new research conducted in part at Texas State University indicates.
10-Dec-2019 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Texas State senior lecturer leads fight against fake news

To address a centuries-old problem, a Texas State University School of Journalism and Mass Communication faculty member recommends two tools as a remedy: time and effort.
10-Dec-2019 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Opioid prescription misuse in older adults in lasting physical, mental complications

Older adults in the U.S. who suffer prescription opioid misuse (POM) are at a higher risk for physical and mental quality of life problems as well as other complications, new research conducted in part at Texas State University indicates.
14-Nov-2019 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Social media behaviors linked with generalized anxiety disorder in Texas State study

New research conducted at Texas State University, identifies two social media behaviors — comparing oneself to others who are better off, and posting while drinking alcohol — that are most likely to predict Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD).
7-Nov-2019 12:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Laser research could hold key to unlocking exponential speed increase in computers

In the never-ending race to create faster, more powerful microchips, the tech industry is increasingly running up against a challenging bottleneck.
25-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Founded in 1899, Texas State University is among the largest universities in Texas with an enrollment of 38,694 students on campuses in San Marcos and Round Rock. Texas State’s 188,000-plus alumni are a powerful force in serving the economic workforce needs of Texas and throughout the world. Designated an Emerging Research University by the State of Texas, Texas State is classified under “Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity,” the second-highest designation for research institutions under the Carnegie classification system.

Experts

  • Dr. Amitai Abramovitch

    Assistant Professor

    Keywords:
    Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology, Neuroscience, Psychopathology
     
     
  • Dr. Christopher Johnson

    Clinical Professor

    Keywords:
    Aging and the Life Course Dementia Studies Family, Global Perspective, Sociology, Gerontology, Dementia, Aging, Elderly
     
     
  • Dr. Jennifer Irvin

    Associate Professor - Director, MSEC Program

    Keywords:
    Electroactive polymers, Energy Storage, Sensors, Static Dissipation Synthesis, Dominate Ion
     
     
  • Dr. Lawrence Fulton

    Assistant Professor and Program Director, BSHS

    Keywords:
    Machine Learning, Optimization, Simulation, Decision Sceince, R Coding, Python, Statistics, Sustainability, Modeling, Health Administration
     
     
  • Dr. Maureen Keeley-Vassberg

    Professor — Director of Graduate Studies

    Keywords:
    Family Communication , Relational Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Nonverbal Communication,, Speech, End Of Life
     
     
  • Dr. Pete Blair

    Professor of Criminal Justice and the Executive Director of ALERRT

    Keywords:
    Mass Casualities, ALERRT, Policing, Investigation, Mass Shoot, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Training
     
     
  • Dr. Ron Walter

    Professor and Director Xiphophorus Genetic Stock Center

    Keywords:
    Science, Xiphophrus, Genetics, Molecular Bioscience, Research, Bioinformatics, Inheritance, Fish Ecology
     
     
  • Dr. Tania Betancourt

    Associate Professor

    Keywords:
    Biomaterials, Nanomedicine, Nanomaterials, Diseases, Vitro, VIVO, Biosensors, Texas, San Marcos, Texas State University, Higher Education
     
     
  • Dr. Ty Schepis

    Associate Professor

    Keywords:
    Adolescent, Psychology, Medication, Opiod, Misuse, Prescription Drug Abuse, Nicotine Addiction, Psychopathology
     
     

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