(March 17, 2010)--Borders bookstores will offer a 30-percent discount to educators and education staff members Friday, March 19 to Saturday, March 27. During Educator Appreciation Week the stores will honor the hard work of current and retired teachers. There will be educators' special receptions from 2 to 6 p.m., Saturday, March 20 at Borders stores nationwide.
UTSA faculty and staff and other educators will receive the 30-percent savings on personal and classroom purchases of books, CDs, DVDs, cafe items, gifts and stationery, and more by showing their current Borders classroom discount card, UTSACard, other educator ID, home-school certification or pay stub.
"Every day in the classroom, at home, in lecture halls and within libraries across the country, the commitment of the professional educator shines," said Suzanne Gonzalez, Borders representative. "Borders is a longtime proponent for literacy and learning and strives to recognize each teacher, home-schooler, professor, religious educator and librarian's efforts to share the love of books and knowledge with their students. Thank you for the great work you do!"
For more information, visit the Borders Web site or your local Borders store.
UTSA researchers are exploring matter at the atomic level with Helenita. It's one of the most powerful microscopes in the world, with the ability to operate near the theoretical limit of resolution. At 9 feet, 2 inches tall and weighing more than two tons, Helenita can dissect almost anything. With Helenita's resolution, researchers can study particles atom by atom to see how they behave.
That's critical in developing nanotechnology that will help diagnosis early-stage breast cancer or make helmets that are uber strong. Moreover, the detail that Helenita provides will allow nanotechnology researchers to create new therapies and treatments to fight a wide range of human diseases.
Did you know? Helenita can magnify a sample 20 million times its size, which would make a strand of human hair the size of San Antonio.
Join AIA San Antonio’s Women in Architecture group for their networking and happy hour event, where all design professionals are welcome.
Liberty Bar, 1111 S. Alamo St.
This documentary, presented by the San Antonio Film Festival, documents the experience of re-entry after incarceration. The film features Michael Gilbert, associate professor in the department of criminal justice and director of the Office of Community and Restorative Justice program at UTSA.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle
Discover resources and strategies for teaching Tejano history and culture and get a special educator's tour of the new long-term exhibit, Los Tejanos.
Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. César E. Chávez Blvd.
This cowboy-themed programming, offered in conjunction with Our Kids Magazine's Kidcation Week, gives families the opportunity to visit with cowboy docents, enjoy readings and visit activity tables.
Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
The UTSA Alumni Association hosts this annual gala honoring the Alumna of the Year, Alumnus of the Year and the Alumnus of the Year Lifetime Achievement award winners.
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa, 9800 Hyatt Resort Dr.
After graduation, Queretaro native founded a music label recognized by SXSW
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