Eileen Pace http://tpr.org en UTSA's CITE Growing San Antonio Pipeline of New Tech Business Creators http://tpr.org/post/utsas-cite-growing-san-antonio-pipeline-new-tech-business-creators <p>UTSA<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has announced another growth spurt for its program that teaches students how to turn their hi-tech ideas into successful businesses.</span></p><p>The university has received a $300,000 grant to expand its Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship program<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and the hope of the 80/20 Foundation that provided the funding is that one day, someone going through this program will create the next </span>Rackspace<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:55:16 +0000 Eileen Pace 34919 at http://tpr.org University Hospital Taking NICU Ophthalmology To Rural Areas http://tpr.org/post/university-hospital-taking-nicu-ophthalmology-rural-areas <p>University Hospital is participating in a study that doctors hope will save the eyesight of premature babies born in areas where ophthalmologists are in short supply.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The study looked at telemedicine exams used to diagnose retina problems associated with premature birth, or retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), a disease that in the past caused blindness among most premature victims.</span></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:16:54 +0000 Eileen Pace 34838 at http://tpr.org University Hospital Taking NICU Ophthalmology To Rural Areas Medal Of Honor Portal Given Prominent Place Near Tobin Center http://tpr.org/post/medal-honor-portal-given-prominent-place-near-tobin-center <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Visitors exploring the grounds near the soon-to-be-opened Tobin Performing Arts Center may have come across a new military memorial added last week.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The brainchild of former Mayor Phil </span>Hardberger<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the Medal of Honor River Portal was finally realized when officials unveiled the monument the day before Independence Day.</span></p><p>“You know, it really is unique,” said Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:42:10 +0000 Eileen Pace 34657 at http://tpr.org Weekend Fire At Deely Power Plant Destroys Storage Building, Plant Not Affected http://tpr.org/post/weekend-fire-deely-power-plant-destroys-storage-building-plant-not-affected <p>Investigators continued Monday to search for the cause of an explosive fire that destroyed a building at the CPS Energy's Deely Power Plant over the weekend.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Employees who were on duty at 1:30 Sunday morning reported hearing popping noises from the building at the South </span>Bexar<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County power plant, which contained stores of chemicals such as denatured alcohol and corrosion inhibitors.</span></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:46:44 +0000 Eileen Pace 34656 at http://tpr.org Weekend Fire At Deely Power Plant Destroys Storage Building, Plant Not Affected Study Shows Epilepsy Patients Benefit From Combining Drugs http://tpr.org/post/study-shows-epilepsy-patients-benefit-combining-drugs <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A San Antonio-based <a href="http://archneur.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1877433" target="_blank">study </a>suggests a more effective outcome might be achieved for&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">epilepsy patients through</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> a change in prescription protocols.</span></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:03:16 +0000 Eileen Pace 34499 at http://tpr.org Army Escorting Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl On Excursions Around San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/army-escorting-sgt-bowe-bergdahl-excursions-around-san-antonio <p></p><p>Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who has been back in the U.S. for almost three weeks, has started to experience the world outside the military post where he lives.</p><p>Bergdahl<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who is in reintegration treatment after spending five years in Taliban captivity, has been living on post at Fort Sam Houston while he continues treatment on an outpatient basis at Brooke Army Medical Center.</span></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:58:02 +0000 Eileen Pace 34419 at http://tpr.org Army Escorting Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl On Excursions Around San Antonio Austin Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Terrorism Charges http://tpr.org/post/austin-man-pleads-guilty-federal-terrorism-charges <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In Austin on Friday, 23-year-old Michael Wolfe admitted in federal court that he had been planning since last August to travel to the Middle East to provide his services to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham and to engage in violent jihad in Syria. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He pleaded guilty to charges of attempting to provide material support and resources to a foreign terrorist organization.</span></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 18:55:50 +0000 Eileen Pace 34149 at http://tpr.org St. Mary's University School Of Law To Offer Full-Ride Scholarship http://tpr.org/post/st-marys-university-school-law-offer-full-ride-scholarship <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">St. Mary’s University has announced its first-ever full-ride scholarship with a stipend for students performing community service.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The St. Mary’s Presidential Scholarship is open to any law school applicant with outstanding academic achievement and a commitment of service.</span></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:08:32 +0000 Eileen Pace 34147 at http://tpr.org St. Mary's University School Of Law To Offer Full-Ride Scholarship Air Force Strengthening Cyber Security Command In San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/air-force-strengthening-cyber-security-command-san-antonio <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Department of Defense is in the final phase of a major expansion of its cyber security mission in San Antonio.</p><p>The Air Force plans to place 1,100 new team members at Joint Base San Antonio and other locations around the city.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:21:42 +0000 Eileen Pace 34043 at http://tpr.org Air Force Strengthening Cyber Security Command In San Antonio Bergdahl Moves Into Post Housing, Continues Reintegration On Outpatient Basis http://tpr.org/post/bergdahl-moves-post-housing-continues-reintegration-outpatient-basis <p></p><p>Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s medical status has been changed from inpatient care at Brooke Army Medical Center hospital to continued reintegration and medical care on an outpatient basis.</p><p>Bergdahl was released from in-hospital care into post housing at Fort Sam Houston, and he will continue to receive counseling and debriefing at BAMC.</p><p>Bergdahl is still being exposed gradually to the outside world, but it is not known how much of the media coverage Bergdahl has seen about his story at this point.</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:31:23 +0000 Eileen Pace 33906 at http://tpr.org Bergdahl Moves Into Post Housing, Continues Reintegration On Outpatient Basis