UTSA http://tpr.org en UTSA & Microsoft Strike Partnership In Energy Research http://tpr.org/post/utsa-microsoft-strike-partnership-energy-research <p>The University of Texas at San Antonio and Microsoft have joined in a partnership to construct renewable energy for its data centers.</p><p>The UTSA band lead the fanfare in the announcement for the partnership with global computer giant Microsoft. The goal between the two is to develop new methods of creating sustainable energy.</p><p>“The important thing is to not just gather power but to measure power and measure how the building uses its power and to find ways how about how find ways in which we can reduce the use of power,” said Ricardo Romo, president of UTSA.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:10:37 +0000 Joey Palacios 30159 at http://tpr.org UTSA & Microsoft Strike Partnership In Energy Research UTSA-Lead Group Gets Federal Grant For Cyber Security Research http://tpr.org/post/utsa-lead-group-gets-federal-grant-cyber-security-research <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The University of Texas at San Antonio is collaborating on an &nbsp;$800,000 grant from the federal government for cyber security research.</span></p><p>The sizable contribution from the Federal Emergency Management Agency isn’t going to student programs, instead it's going to the National Cyber Security Preparedness Consortium, a joint venture between UTSA -- which is the lead -- Texas A&amp;M, Memphis University, University of Arkansas and Norwhich University.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:20:55 +0000 Joey Palacios 30020 at http://tpr.org UTSA-Lead Group Gets Federal Grant For Cyber Security Research UTSA Launching Crowdfunding Site For Research And Student Projects http://tpr.org/post/utsa-launching-crowdfunding-site-research-and-student-projects <p>The University of Texas at San Antonio is launching its own crowdfunding website and UTSA Chief Communications Officer Joe Izbrand said it is likely the first university in the state to do so.</p><p>UTSA is taking the online individual-donor approach used on platforms like <a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/" target="_blank">Kickstarter</a> and <a href="https://www.gofundme.com/" target="_blank">GoFundMe</a> to fund some of its own projects.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:53:55 +0000 Joey Palacios 29028 at http://tpr.org UTSA Launching Crowdfunding Site For Research And Student Projects UTSA VP Joins Statewide Small Business Taskforce http://tpr.org/post/utsa-vp-joins-statewide-small-business-taskforce <p>Gov. Rick Perry has appointed <span style="line-height: 1.5;">Robert McKinley,</span> <span style="line-height: 1.5;">associate vice president for economic development at </span>UTSA<span style="line-height: 1.5;">,</span> to serve on a statewide taskforce that advises the state’s elected officials on issues related to small business.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 17:21:32 +0000 Eileen Pace 28853 at http://tpr.org UTSA VP Joins Statewide Small Business Taskforce UTSA's Small Business Development Center Setting Up Centers In Peru http://tpr.org/post/utsas-small-business-development-center-setting-centers-peru <p>UTSA’s International Trade Center teams have begun training new small business development counselors in Peru. The program is part of the government's <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSFDJMbx9FE" target="_blank">Small Business Network of the Americas Initiative</a> to help small businesses in other countries gain economic independence.</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:39:14 +0000 Eileen Pace 27011 at http://tpr.org UTSA's Small Business Development Center Setting Up Centers In Peru Grammy-Winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet Coming Sunday To UTSA http://tpr.org/post/grammy-winning-los-angeles-guitar-quartet-coming-sunday-utsa <p>Guitar fans and music lovers, there’s a program this Sunday you’ll want to know about.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Sunday, February 9, the UTSA Recital Hall hosts the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.lagq.com/" target="_blank">Los Angeles Guitar Quartet</a>.</span></p><p>The Quartet has been together for 33 years and have accumulated multiple awards, including a Grammy. The music they play runs the gamut from bluegrass to Bach to jazz, according to UTSA Music Professor and guitarist, Matt Dunne.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 18:26:08 +0000 Jack Morgan 26094 at http://tpr.org Grammy-Winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet Coming Sunday To UTSA 2012 Bond's Hausman Road Project Moves Forward http://tpr.org/post/2012-bonds-hausman-road-project-moves-forward <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thousands of drivers who use </span>Hausman<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Road as a shortcut from Loop 1604 to I-10 are starting to see some progress on one of the most-heavily traveled roadways in the city. Utilities are going in along the first section of road project nearest Loop 1604.</span></p><p>The widening of Hausman Road will proceed in quadrants to make it easier on the 17,000 drivers that go up and down the road each week. Work began in December to prepare the first section nearest 1604 for utilities.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:10:07 +0000 Eileen Pace 25820 at http://tpr.org 2012 Bond's Hausman Road Project Moves Forward New UTSA Exhibit Highlights Black History And Civil Rights In America http://tpr.org/post/new-utsa-exhibit-highlights-black-history-and-civil-rights-america <p>A new exhibit opens January 22 at the UTSA main campus off Loop 1604. The exhibit is an extensive collection of race-related media, photographs, video and items from bygone eras. It’s called For All The World To See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights, and according to Associate Professor of Art History Scott Sherer, that title is significant. &nbsp;</p><p>"The exhibit takes its title from the words of Mamie Till Bradley, who was the mother of Emmett Till," Sherer said.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 22:33:30 +0000 Jack Morgan 25209 at http://tpr.org New UTSA Exhibit Highlights Black History And Civil Rights In America Can A Poet Teach Business Leadership? UTSA Says 'Yes' http://tpr.org/post/can-poet-teach-business-leadership-utsa-says-yes <p>UTSA’s College of Business is bringing in someone to help develop leadership, and it's a curious choice: Internationally renowned poet David Whyte.</p><p>"You’ll find that there’s a good poem for almost every threshold of human experience," Whyte explains.</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:34:48 +0000 Jack Morgan 23765 at http://tpr.org Can A Poet Teach Business Leadership? UTSA Says 'Yes' The Source: Mexico Tax Reforms Have Texas Implications | Fredericksburg Road Through History http://tpr.org/post/source-mexico-tax-reforms-have-texas-implications-fredericksburg-road-through-history <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p>An old joke among Mexican nationals is that San Antonio is the safest city in northern Mexico. But San Antonio will be immune to the recently approved <a href="http://www.economist.com/news/americas/21586337-tax-plan-dictated-politics-its-dogs-life" target="_blank">tax reforms</a> taking effect next month.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 17:27:02 +0000 Paul Flahive 22916 at http://tpr.org The Source: Mexico Tax Reforms Have Texas Implications | Fredericksburg Road Through History