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ORSP's Media & Communications unit aims to promote academic excellence by effectively communicating research activities and outcomes to diverse audiences. We seek to enhance the visibility of innovative discoveries, support knowledge dissemination, and strengthen SHSU's reputation as a hub of intellectual advancement.


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Doctoral Student Recognized by National Organization for Research

Kristina Block, a Sam Houston State University College of Criminal Justice (SHSU CJ) doctoral student, was named the 2023 recipient of the Rolf Loeber Student Innovation Award by the American Society of Criminology’s (ASC) Division of Biopsychosocial Criminology. The accolade recognizes an exceptional paper written by a current graduate student in the biopsychosocial criminology field.

Grant Funding Bolsters Family Residency Partnership

Operating in a medically underserved and rural-population-designated-area, Huntsville Memorial Hospital (HMH) received a $5.7 million Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) grant to fund the newly launched Family Medicine Residency program at the Huntsville Rural Health Clinic (HRHC) in collaboration with Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (SHSU-COM).

SHSU Receives Favorable Rankings From compiles data on numerous topics including scientists, universities, journals and conferences to provide people with information on high-quality institutions and the research they produce.


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