News and Research

a portrait of Seoyoun Kim


Can you avoid heart disease through volunteering? The Austin American Statesman interviews Dr. Seoyoun Kim!

Claude Bonazzo Honored

The starting line : Latina/o children, Texas schools, and national debates on early education has been included in the list of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for the year. From the choice website "Every year in the December issue, in print and online, Choice publishes a list of Outstanding Academic Titles that were reviewed during the previous calendar year. This prestigious list reflects the best in scholarly titles reviewed by Choice and brings with it the extraordinary recognition of the academic library community."


Dr. Martinez named Best of Hays

Gloria Martinez has been selected as the Best Professor of Hays County for the year 2022 by the San Marcos Daily Record. The Best of Hays Awards are given out each year in a multitude of categories and are voted on by members of the community. 

Sociology Joins Bobcat Build

The Sociology Department participated in the University's Bobcat Build event. Sixteen students, staff and faculty members (one not pictured) came together to benefit the Hays County Community by clearing out brush, moving branches, washing windows and even (attempting to) remove a tree stump! Thank you to all who participated! 

an image of students faculty and staff participating in bobcat build 2022

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