St. Mary's University http://tpr.org en San Antonio Politics: Recent History And The Future http://tpr.org/post/san-antonio-politics-recent-history-and-future <div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><div>On Tuesday, March 18, San Antonio&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mayor&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Julián</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Castro and former Mayor Henry Cisneros met on the campus of St. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 22:22:07 +0000 St. Mary's University 28705 at http://tpr.org San Antonio Politics: Recent History And The Future Women Governing San Antonio Past And Present http://tpr.org/post/women-governing-san-antonio-past-and-present <p>Women were&nbsp; the topic of this Community Conversation at St. Mary’s University as well as a majority of the attendees. The event hosted four females who have significantly impacted San Antonio in past and present:</p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 14:11:52 +0000 St. Mary's University 8810 at http://tpr.org Women Governing San Antonio Past And Present NPR Commentator E.J. Dionne At St. Mary's http://tpr.org/post/npr-commentator-ej-dionne-st-marys <p>Longtime Washington Post columnist and NPR political analyst E.J. Dionne Jr. spoke about his book, "Our Divided Political Heart," at 7 p.m. on March 19 at St. Mary’s University as part of the Lin Great Speakers Series.</p><p>Dionne spent 14 years at The New York Times covering local, state and national politics; he also served as a foreign correspondent in Paris, Rome and Beirut before joining The Washington Post in 1990. He has written his twice-weekly column for the Post since 1993.</p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 18:09:34 +0000 St. Mary's University 8536 at http://tpr.org NPR Commentator E.J. Dionne At St. Mary's Red McCombs On What Separates Winning And Losing http://tpr.org/post/red-mccombs-what-separates-winning-and-losing <p>"I'm not doing this to embarrass you, but you really don't belong in this meeting. Go Clean your desk out, come see me tomorrow and we'll settle up," said B.J. "Red" McCombs to one of the vice president's of the Vikings shortly before pre-season play after he bought the team in 1998. &nbsp;Valued at over a billion dollars, the former owner of the Spurs is known for direct talk, good judgement, and making a heck of a lot of money.</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 12:30:49 +0000 St. Mary's University 7321 at http://tpr.org Red McCombs On What Separates Winning And Losing Lin Great Speaker Series at St. Mary's: Steven Kotler Pushes Limits http://tpr.org/post/lin-great-speaker-series-st-marys-steven-kotler-pushes-limits <p></p><p>*This Lecture Aired on KSTX's The Newsmaker&nbsp;Hour November 18th 2012.</p><p>Pulitzer Prize nominee Steven Kotler wants to push your perceived limitations. Telling an audience of St. Mary's University Students and community members on October 31st, 2012, that the future is brighter than our own biases will allow us to believe. &nbsp; His lecture spanned topics as vast as his imagination, from vertical farming to homemade drone aircraft.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 15:46:37 +0000 St. Mary's University 1352 at http://tpr.org Lin Great Speaker Series at St. Mary's: Steven Kotler Pushes Limits Community Conversations: Pre K for SA http://tpr.org/post/community-conversations-pre-k-sa <p></p><p>The Community Conversations Series at St. Mary's University hosted San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro and Bexar County Commissioner Kevin Wolff. &nbsp;It focused on the proposed sales tax increase to pay for the mayor’s Pre-K 4 SA Initiative, a plan designed to improve access to quality and affordable pre-school options. &nbsp;Commissioner Wolff has been an outspoken critic of the plan.</p><div> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 18:58:21 +0000 St. Mary's University 924 at http://tpr.org Community Conversations: Pre K for SA