TPR Events & Initiatives

At a glance:

TPR Family Event: When I Grow Up Saturday, August 12, 2017

TPR Cinema Tuesday Series continues through August 15, 2017

Think Science: Humor Friday, August 18, 2017 

 

Perhaps you’ve heard about the human genome, the base structure of our DNA. And DNA is complicated, for sure. But did you know that the genes on our microbiome outnumber those in our genome by 100 to 1? Our microbiome is made up of the many microorganisms (bacteria, fungi) that reside on and within our body. And where the human genome is permanent, our microbiome is acquired at birth and changes along with our body throughout life.

Texas Public Radio's Technology and Entrepreneurship Reporter Paul Flahive and The Source talk show Host David Martin Davies brought home three First Amendment Awards Friday  from the Fort Worth chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

The regional awards recognize work that “defends the freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment of the Constitution, furthers the people’s right to know how governments and businesses affect their lives, and champions the powerless and disadvantaged.”

The winning entries are:

McClain & Pinnacle Reception in New Braunfels

Mar 24, 2017

By invitation only, Texas Public Radio is hosting a special gathering Saturday, April 1 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the McKenna Events Center in New Braunfels for members who support TPR with an  investment of a dollar a day or more.

New Braunfels is known for its quaint charm and variety of exciting summer and fall activities. If you haven't been or if it has been a while, the McClain & Pinnacle Reception is the perfect opportunity to head out there. We look forward to seeing you!

Win A Trip For Two To London, Tour The BBC

Mar 23, 2017
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How would you like to visit London and tour the BBC’s headquarters, to get an insider’s view of how the world’s largest broadcast news organization operates? Texas Public Radio and the BBC are giving you an opportunity to win this prize by completing our BBC NEWSHOUR QUIZ.

Here’s what you need to do: Listen to the BBC Newshour weekdays at 9 a.m. on Texas Public Radio the week of March 27.

Texas Public Radio, San Antonio Book Festival and Ernst and Young present The Moth Mainstage at the Majestic Theatre April 7th as part of the 5th annual San Antonio Book Festival

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