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Scholars Speaker Series

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Celebrating UTSA's 50th Year

UTSA is proud to present its 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series – the university’s gift to San Antonio in honor of its anniversary year.

Spend an evening stirring your curiosity during these monthly talks featuring some of UTSA’s most renowned faculty, and learn how the latest research in their fields applies to our daily lives.

 

6:00 P.M. Doors open, cash bar available

6:30 P.M. Talk begins

7:15 P.M. Meet the speaker mix and mingle

Scholars Speaker Series Tracy Cowden

January 29

Tracy Cowden

 

Music as Medicine:
The Power and Influence of Music on our Health

Location:
Radius Center
411 East Martin Street

Scholars Speaker Series Francine Romero

February 26

Francine Romero

 

Not in My Backyard!
The Power and Pitfalls of Citizen Engagement

Location:
The Historic Guadalupe Theatre
1301 Guadalupe St.

Scholars Speaker Series Amina Qutub

March 26

Amina Qutub

 

How Daily Habits
Can Impact Brain Health

Location:
McNay Art Museum

Scholars Speaker Series Roger Enriquez

April 30

Roger Enriquez

 

A Nation of Immigrants:
The Past, Present and Future of Immigration Law

Location:
Casa Hernán
411 E. Cevallos St.

Scholars Speaker Series Jenny Hsieh

May 28

Jenny Hsieh

 

Gene Editing, Precision Medicine, and the Ethics of Designer Babies

Location:
South Texas Research Facility
8403 Floyd Curl Dr.

Scholars Speaker Series Willie Hale

June 25

Willie Hale

 

Piecing Together the PTSD Puzzle:
Using Data to Understand Who Gets Better and Why

Location:
Blue Star Contemporary
116 Blue Star

Scholars Speaker Series Max Kilger

July 30

Max Kilger

 

Black Hat, White Hat,
Gray Hat, Red Hat: What Dr. Seuss Forgot to Tell You about Computer Hackers

Location:
Geekdom Event Centre
131 Soledad

Scholars Speaker Series Langston Clark

August 27

Langston Clark

 

Mind and Muscle:
The Intersection of Black Athleticism and Intellectualism

Location:
TBD

Scholars Speaker Series Vanessa Sansone

September 17

Vanessa Sansone

 

The Invisible Wall:
Overcoming Social Obstructions in Higher Education

Location:
SAY Sí
1518 S. Alamo St.

Scholars Speaker Series William Dupont

October 29

William Dupont

 

Designing San Antonio's Future
to Preserve our Past

Location:
TBD

Scholars Speaker Series Karl Klose

November 12

Karl Klose

 

What’s Bugging Us?
The Rise of Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

Location:
San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Place

Scholars Speaker Series Ian Caine

December 17

Ian Caine

 

What Would
a Sustainable San Antonio Look Like?

Location:
TBD

  • 29 Jan 6-8 p.m. UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series Music as Medicine: The Power and Influence of Music on our Health
    Featuring Tracy Cowden
    Radius Center
  • 26 Feb 6-8 p.m. UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series Not in My Backyard! The Power and Pitfalls of Citizen Engagement
    Featuring Francine Romero
    Location TBD
  • 26 Mar 6-8 p.m. UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series How Daily Habits Can Impact Brain Health
    Featuring Amina Qutub
    Location TBD
  • 30 Apr 6-8 p.m. UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series A Nation of Immigrants: The Past, Present and Future of Immigration Law
    Featuring Roger Enriquez
    Location TBD
  • 28 May 6-8 p.m. UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series Gene Editing, Precision Medicine, and the Ethics of Designer Babies
    Featuring Jenny Hsieh
    Location TBD
  • 25 Jun 6-8 p.m. UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series Piecing Together the PTSD Puzzle: Using Data to Understand Who Gets Better and Why
    Featuring Willie Hale
    Location TBD
  • 30 Jul 6-8 p.m. UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series Black Hat, White Hat, Gray Hat, Red Hat: What Dr. Seuss Forgot to Tell You about Computer Hackers
    Featuring Max Kilger
    Location TBD
  • 27 Aug 6-8 p.m. UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series Mind and Muscle: The Intersection of Black Athleticism and Intellectualism
    Featuring Langston Clark
    Location TBD
  • 17 Sep 6-8 p.m. UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series The Invisible Wall: Overcoming Social Obstructions in Higher Education
    Featuring Vanessa Sansone
    Location TBD
  • 29 Oct Time TBD UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series A Resilient Heritage: Designing san Antonio's Future to Preserve our Past 
    Featuring William Dupont
    Location TBD
  • 12 Nov 6-8 p.m. UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series What’s Bugging Us? The Rise of Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs
    Featuring Karl Klose
    San Antonio Botanical Garden
  • 17 Dec 6-8 p.m. UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series What Would a Sustainable San Antonio Look Like?
    Featuring Ian Caine
    Location TBD