Big Ideas Virtual Week
The Big Ideas Virtual Week provided an up-close and personal view into the robust research investment that is transforming the future of Texas State University as a national research university. Explore all Big Ideas.
This five-day, free event (hosted on Zoom) was held from the comfort of your home or office, and began on Monday, September 28, and ended Friday, October 2. Each day, a single Big Idea was highlighted by alumni, industry partners, faculty, and students, with live streamed presentations and pre-recorded in-depth conversations.
Featured Live Speakers
Big Ideas Out in The World
Check back frequently for in-depth conversations with alumni and industry experts discussing ways Big Ideas being applied out in the world.
Big Ideas Week Live Session Videos
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 - LEARNING WITH AR/VR
AM SESSION - CLICK TO VIEW THE LIVE SESSION RECORDING
On this day, experience live streaming AM and PM sessions featuring in-depth conversations with TXST experts about augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) technology. Because almost any situation can be made virtual, new models can be applied to improve outcomes for law enforcement, nursing, engineering, and more. Visit AR/VR Virtual Week webpage
This day will feature AM and PM sessions with TXST faculty and alumni working to accelerate the translation of research into reality. Interdisciplinary teams of researchers have the real-world knowledge to partner with the community to implement new approaches to pressing health challenges.
The topic for this day will showcase AM and PM live streaming sessions with our faculty researchers who are focused on finding practical ways to advance sensor technology and to create new materials that can reconfigure themselves to react to environmental conditions.
Big Data is changing Texas and the world. Join us on this day for AM and PM sessions showcasing Texas State faculty and experts in the field who are leading data scientists who have partnered with the National Institutes of Health and Fortune 500 companies.
On this day, the spotlight is on Texas State faculty who are preparing graduates with an entrepreneurial mindset who are self-motivated innovators. Tune in for AM and PM live streaming sessions and see how TXST is developing new ways to engage students in the practice of creating value from ideas and opportunities.