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Texas State’s STEM program to receive $2.5 million grant

Texas State’s STEM program to receive $2.5 million grant

Christopher Green

July 25, 2019

The National Science Foundation is funding a grant to support underrepresented minority undergraduate students in STEM fields by emphasizing faculty-student partnerships at Texas State. According to the National Science Foundation, the grant will analyze the efforts of faculty and student teams to...

Engineering senior project builds solar-electric car

Engineering senior project builds solar-electric car

Julie Gonzales, News Reporter

June 11, 2019

Texas State has taken many steps to promote a green lifestyle for students by having recycling bins around campus and switching from plastic to paper straws. Inspired by this change, two students put their efforts toward the cause. Electrical engineer seniors Alex Greer, project manager and Beau S...

Facial recognition technology allows autistic children to communicate

Facial recognition technology allows autistic children to communicate

Julie Gonzales, News Reporter

June 5, 2019

Members of the Texas State research and innovation group High-Performance Engineering have developed a mobile app benefiting children with autism spectrum disorder. Damian Valles, HiPE research group director, Maria Resendiz, associate professor of communication disorders and Inzamam Haque, in the ele...

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