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Three hundred and seventy two Bearkats received their official rings Wednesday night during the Spring Ring Ceremony in Johnson Coliseum. - Photo by Brian Blalock

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Spring 2021: Campus Guide

Restarting SHSU in the midst of COVID-19 requires everyone to come together to help protect our Bearkat community. SHSU is committed to helping prevent the spread of COVID-19 and is following the Centers for Prevention and Disease Control (CDC) guidance.

by Stephanie Knific

Photos: SHSU Ring Ceremony Spring 2021

Each SHSU class ring spends the night at the Sam Houston Memorial Museum in Sam Houston's historic home on the eve of the ring ceremony. Juniors and seniors wear the ring with the school name facing them. Upon the granting of degrees at Commencement, graduates turn the ring around, with the name facing outward. This symbolizes that the graduate is taking their SHSU knowledge out into the world.

by Emily Binetti

Grant Award To Support Undergrad Research For Students

Faculty at Sam Houston State University were recently awarded a prestigious three-year, $402,562 continuing grant from the National Science Foundation in support of undergraduate research experiences in Genome Science and Computational Biology.

by Hannah Haney

NSE Invites Students To Study Away

Let curiosity be your compass with the National Student Exchange at Sam Houston State University. Applications are now open.

by Hannah Haney

Alumni Q&A: Work On The Wild Side

Alumnus, Mike Boone, has been a featured game warden on the reality show "Lone Star Law" since it started in 2016. Now in its ninth season, audiences follow Boone on his daily (and sometimes unpredictable) duties as he tracks down armed suspects after a robbery, frees a tangled 12-foot gator, investigates reckless gunfire, relocates a snapping turtle and rescues a sick bald eagle.

by Emily Binetti

Distinguished Lecture To Feature Top Yale Economist

A recent study by Rohini Pande, PhD, argues that though the vast majority of the poor live in countries with democratically elected governments, they lack the political power to claim a fair share in their countries’ growth. She will share her insights in SHSU's Distinguished Lecturer Series on April 19.

by Emily Binetti

Raven’s Call: Gone But Not Forgotten

Raven’s Call is the annual ceremony that honors the lives of students, faculty and staff who have died within the previous year. The Orange Keys, SHSU’s official student ambassadors, host the event which will honor those who passed between March 1, 2019 – February 28, 2021

by Wes Hamilton

Unique Finds From Library’s Digital Collection

Celebrate National Library Week with digital journey through the SHSU Newton Gresham Library’s Digital Collections

by Emily Binetti

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