Skip to Content

News and Announcements

Arts and Lecture Series

Music & Math: Creativity and Innovation

Headshot of Dr. Nico Schuler in front of green background with light blue shirt

Dr. Nico Schüler
University Distinguished Professor of Music
Theory and Musicology
School of Music

This lecture will focus on the relationships and interactions between Music and Mathematic with numerous examples, emphasizing the creativity and innovation of mathematical approaches to composing, performing and understanding music. 

Wednesday November 6, 2019 in the Avery Building, room 252 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Development of Human Speech: Insights from Children Speaking Mandarin Chinese

Headshot of Dr. Jie Yang wearing a red sweater in front of a green background

Dr. Jie Yang
Assistant Professor
Department of Communication Disorders. 

This lecture will not only introduce the audience to the uniqueness of tonal languages, but also present a series of studies investigating tonal acquisition in monolingual and bilingual children, ranging from toddlers to school-age. 

Wednesday November 13, 2019 in the Avery Building, room 252 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

11th Annual International Research Conference for Graduate Students

The Graduate College at Texas State University is hosting the 11th Annual International Research Conference for Graduate Students on November 5-7, 2019.  The conference will take place in the LBJ Student Center on the San Marcos Campus on November 5-6 and in the Avery Building 4th Floor South Atrium on the Round Rock Campus on November 7.

 

Over 150 graduate students from various disciplines at Texas State and other institutions in Texas and beyond will be presenting their research papers and posters.

 

The conference is free and open to all (including interested undergraduate students), though registration is required by both participants and attendees.

Opening Talk and Reception & Poster Session in Round Rock

Dr. Walter E. Horton, Jr., Associate Vice President for Research and Federal Relations and Chief Research Officer, will deliver the opening talk, “Impact of Academic Research,” on the Round Rock Campus at 5:00 p.m.  The reception and poster session will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

 

Please visit the International Research Conference for Graduate Students website for the conference program and other details.  If you have questions, please email Brittany Davis, Student Development Specialist II, at gcevents@txstate.edu.

 

 

Open Forums

During the fall semester, each Texas State University Vice President will host a separate open forum to provide divisional updates that pertain to the Round Rock Campus and to hear audience members thoughts and answer their questions. The forums will begin at 5:00 p.m. on different days of the week and in different buildings on the Round Rock Campus:

Dr. Gene Bourgeois, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Thursday, September 12, 2019, Nursing Building, Room 114
View Dr. Bourgeois' Presentation Here

Mr. Ken Pierce, Vice President for Information Technology
Thursday, September 19, 2019, Nursing Building, Room 114
View Mr. Pierce's Presentation Here

Mr. Eric Algoe, Vice President for Finance and Support Services
Wednesday, October 2, 2019, Avery Building, Room 252
View Mr. Algoe's Presentation Here
Campus Construction Powerpoint Slides

Dr. Joanne Smith, Vice President for Student Affairs
Monday, October 14, 2019, Nursing Building, Room 114
View Dr. Smith's Presentation Here

Dr. Barbara Breier, Vice President for University Advancement
Wednesday, October 23, 2019, Avery Building, Room 252
View Dr. Breier's Presentation Here