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July 11, 2019
Dr. José Carlos De la Puente, Associate Professor in the Department of History at Texas State University, is studying an ancient documenting system from the pre-Hispanic Andes region known as the quipu. Similar to the abacus, the quipu enlists lines of strings and knots to convey information. Unlike the abacus, the quipu is a method […]

May 31, 2019
Dr. Louie Dean Valencia-García is a prolific, recognizable scholar at Texas State University. Currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of History, Dr. Valencia-García has made impressive strides as a leader in the field of digital humanities, and his publications and research endeavors have been met with enthusiasm and praise. Dr. Vale...

April 18, 2019
In the Brazilian city of Salvador, Bahia, there is a complicated cultural identity. With the help of tourist guides written by locals, the region established exotic Afro-Brazilian culture as an attraction. Dr. Anadelia A. Romo, Associate Professor of Latin American History, explores how Afro-Brazilians in Salvador, Brazil developed a composite ...

April 18, 2019
In the United States, Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental disorders. It causes severe symptoms that affect how people feel and think and that interfere with their ability to live and function. Millennials–or young adults ages 18 to 25–are most often diagnosed with MDD. Social media are also popular with t...

April 15, 2019
Stress at work is particularly taxing considering people spend a majority of their day at the workplace. Workplace stressors have been linked to a variety of diseases, ranging from heart disease to anxiety and depression. A new study by Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Krista Howard, psychology graduate student Madeline Giblin, and psycholo...