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International Research Conference



The Graduate College at Texas State University is hosting the Eighth Annual International Conference for Graduate Student Research to be held on November 15-16, 2016.  The conference will take place on the beautiful Texas State campus, located between Austin and San Antonio.

The conference is an opportunity for graduate students from various fields to present their original research findings.  Students will receive feedback on their presentations from experienced faculty members.  Master’s and doctoral students from all disciplines are encouraged to participate.  The conference is free and open to all graduate students currently enrolled in colleges and universities.  Although presentations are limited to graduate students, interested undergraduate students currently enrolled in colleges and universities are also invited to attend.

Graduate students interested in presenting research papers on panel or poster sessions must submit an abstract by Monday, September 26, 2016.  Students may attend the conference even if they do not submit an abstract.  All participants and attendees are required to register for the conference by November 1st.  Registration is free of cost.

All submissions will be reviewed and presenters will be notified by Friday, October 14th.  All accepted abstracts will be published online on The Graduate College Web site.

Research Paper Contest

The Graduate College will recognize the winners of the top master’s and the top doctoral research papers by Texas State students with a certificate and $500 each.  Texas State students interested in participating in the research paper contest must submit a summary of their completed research paper in addition to the standard abstract by Monday, September 26, 2016. Click here to view more information and to participate in the research paper contest. 

We look forward to your participation!

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