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2014 Program Listing and Availability

ARTS, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE
1. 

Dressing Up Your Professional Career

Beverly Purcell-Guerra, Editor, San Antonio Woman

sold out
2. 

The Future of Arts and Culture in San Antonio

John Phillip Santos, Distinguished Senior Lecturer, UTSA Honors College and Charles Santos, Executive Director/Artistic Director for TITAS Presents (Dallas)

sold out
3. 

The McNay's 60th Anniversary: Stewardship of an Art Treasure

Bill Chiego, Director, McNay Museum of Art

sold out
5. 

What is Marriage and What Should it Be?

Jill Hernández, Associate Professor, UTSA Department of Philosophy

sold out
6. 

What Makes a Good Book Club Selection?

Bonnie Lyons, Professor, UTSA Department of English

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BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY
7. 

What Affects the Price of Gasoline?

Clay Killinger, Chief Financial Officer, CST Brands, Inc.

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8. 

Can Real Estate Be Sustainable?

Tony Ciochetti, Professor of Finance, College of Business

sold out
9. 

Implications of a New Energy Economy

Bob Watson, Principal and Chief Executive Officer, Abraxas Petroleum

sold out
10. 

SA 2020 Update: Where Are We Now?

Darryl Byrd, CEO, SA 2020

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11. 

How Can We Help Texas Be Healthier?

Craig Boyan, President and COO, H-E-B

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12. 

Connecting the Dots: Finding your Next Steps by Looking in Your Rear View Mirror

Magaly Chocano, Owner, SWEB Development

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13. 

The Promise of Downtown San Antonio

Pat DiGiovanni, President and CEO, Centro San Antonio

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EDUCATION
14. 

Children and Technology: How Much, How Soon, How to Regulate Its Use

Harriett Romo, Professor, UTSA Dept. of Sociology and Director, Bank of America Child and Adolescent Policy Research Institute

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15. 

Educating the Nation's Second Largest Minority: Trends in Latino College Access and Academic Success

Laura Rendon, Professor and Vijay Kanagala, Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for Research and Policy in Education

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16. 

The Tier 1 Vision for UTSA

Ricardo Romo, President, UTSA

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17. 

The Politics of Public Education in Texas

John Folks, Senior Lecturer, UTSA Dept. of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

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18. 

Why the UTSA Student Experience Matters to San Antonio

David Spencer, President/CEO, Texas Intrepid Ventures

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LEISURE AND LIFESTYLES
19. 

Getting Your Ducks in a Row: Talking About Bird Hunting

Denny Ware, CEO, CeloNova Biosciences Inc. and Ed Whitacre, Chairman Emeritus of AT&T Inc. and Former Chairman and CEO of General Motors

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20. 

Should College Athletes Be Paid?

Andy Everett, The Voice of the UTSA Roadrunners, Clear Channel

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21. 

Tasty Couples: Wine and Food Pairings across Italy, France, and Spain

Julius Gribou, Executive Vice Provost and Senior International Officer, UTSA

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22. 

A Woman in a Man's World: Leading in Sports

Lynn Hickey, Associate Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, UTSA Athletics

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23. 

BBQ Wars

Augustine "Augie" Cortez, Owner, Augie's Barbed Wire Smokehouse

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24. 

Tequila vs. Mezcal: Is There a Winner?

Johnny Hernández, Owner/Chef, La Gloria and The Fruteria

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25. 

The French, Our Friends

Phil Hardberger, Shareholder, Cox, Smith, Matthews, Inc.

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26. 

The Role of the First Lady

Sonya Medina Williams, Consultant, Silver Eagle Distributors

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POLITICS AND HISTORY
27. 

Reaching Across the Aisle

Jane Macon, Partner, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP and Susan Reed, Bexar County Criminal District Attorney

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28. 

Affordable Care Act

Esteban R. López, President, San Antonio Region, BlueCross and BlueShield of Texas

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29. 

How Decisions Are Made in Congress: Dealing with Conflicting Interests and Ethics

Charlie González, Chief of Public Engagement, VIA Metropolitan Transit

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30. 

When Will Texas Become a Purple State (or even Blue)?

Walter Wilson, Assistant Professor, UTSA Dept. of Political Science and Geography

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SCIENCE, SOCIAL SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY
31. 

Are Video Games Making Americans More Aggressive?

Charles "Chad" Mahood, Assistant Professor, UTSA Department of Communication

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32. 

Hormones and Women's Decision-Making: The Myths and the Science

Kristina Durante, Assistant Professor, UTSA Department of Marketing

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33. 

Launching a New Digital Media Site

Bob Rivard, Sole Owner, The Rivard Report

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34. 

Surviving Disaster: What You Should Know

Mary McNaughton-Cassill, Associate Professor, UTSA Department of Psychology

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35. 

The Power of High Expectations

Lionel Sosa, Owner, Sosa Galleries

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36. 

How Cloud Computing will Affect our Economy, Culture, and Personal Lives

Dan Goodgame, Vice President of Corporate Communications, Rackspace

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