TPR Events & Initiatives

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Live at Jazz, TX Radio Taping | The Aaron Prado Sextet on Wednesday, November 15th at 8:30pm

Think Science: Sleep on Friday, November 17th at Noon

TPR Media Sponsorship: TEDxSA Now is the Time on Saturday, November 18th from 10a-5p

TPR Cinema: "The Philadelphia Story" on Wednesday, November 29 at 7:30pm

 

Think Science: STEAM

Sep 23, 2016
Jo Sittenfeld / RISD

For years, STEM has been primary school education’s shiny penny. It’s a focus on developing students and teachers’ talents in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, with an eye toward readying young minds for the jobs of the future.  President Barack Obama’s dream is for American students to “move from the middle of the top in science and math.”

Radiolab Host Coming To San Antonio For Free Lecture

Sep 9, 2016

Jad Abumrad, host and creator of the award-winning program, Radiolab, is coming to San Antonio on Sunday, Sept. 18 for a lecture at Trinity University’s Laurie Auditorium, presented by the Mind Science Foundation.

Jim Dalglish / TPR

If you’ve been tuned in to TPR for any amount of time over the past month, you know about our Dare To Listen campaign, where we’re encouraging open dialogue, civil discourse, and listening—to new ideas, to new concepts, to different opinions, maybe even a different type of music. But most of all, we’re encouraging you to listen to each other.

Think Health Science: Preparing For Zika In Texas

Aug 15, 2016

The mosquito-borne Zika Virus has already seen a minor outbreak in Florida, and in Texas, the Dallas-Fort Worth area has seen 38 reported cases (as of August 15, 2016). What should the state be doing to prepare for a possible outbreak? What steps can you take to prepare? Although most people affected by the virus won’t develop symptoms, Zika has been linked to birth defects. How will the virus affect our population?

SAN ANTONIO – Texas Public Radio’s sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the 5th consecutive time that TPR has earned this top distinction.

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