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Roads to Research Workshops

Spring 2024 Roads to Research Grad Chats

The Roads to Research series showcases graduate students from varying fields and allows them to offer their personal reflections on graduate student life, discuss their research experiences, and answer questions about their approaches to research.

Monday, Apr. 1, 6-7pm, Comal 116

Toriann Molis

Toriann Molis is a second-year master's student working on the mitogenomics and biogeography of neotropical amphibians. She graduated from Texas State University in 2022 with two Bachelor's, one in microbiology and the other in English and started her masters in the Department of Biology immediately after that. Most of her work is done in a genetics lab on campus, though she spends a couple months every year doing field and molecular work in Ecuador's rain forests.

William Murley

William Murley is a second-year graduate student in the Master of Arts in Psychological Research program at Texas State University. He previously graduated summa cum laude through the Honors College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Philosophy at Texas State University. William’s research interests focus primarily on disordered eating, substance use, and suicide.  William will be starting a PhD in Health Psychology at UCLA to continue his research on disordered eating. 

Joshua Rogalski

Joshua Rogalski is currently in his last semester of the “Human Development and Family Science” Graduate Program here at Texas State University. His thesis work is focused on early childhood emotion development and popular children’s movies. He has a lot of experience working with children in various contexts and hopes to one day be in a setting that allows him to help children and families lead healthy lives.

Undergraduate Research Fellowship (URF) Workshop

Example of an URF workshop, a seminar-style program.

The Honors College offers preparatory URF workshops each semester to help students prepare their fellowship applications. If you would like to attend an online workshop please sign-up for the Zoom link: URF Pre-Application Workshops.  

Tuesday, January 23
on Zoom

Wednesday, January 24
on Zoom


If you cannot attend during these times, contact Ron Haas,, to set up an online appointment.