The COVID Pandemic — A Three-Part Series Part 1: "COVID and its Effect on San Antonio and South Texas"

Christine Drennon, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, David Macpherson, Ph.D., Chair Department of Economics, and Alfred Montoya, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology

Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 6:30 p.m. (CDT)


Join us for a discussion with local experts on global health, the spread of infectious diseases, vaccines, and the effect this is having on our economy and on marginalized groups in San Antonio and South Texas.

The discussion will be moderated by Steve Spriester, KSAT News anchor.


The Physics of COVID Transmission: Protecting Yourself Against Airborne Respiratory Particles

Ryan Davis, Ph. D., assistant professor of chemistry at Trinity University, moderated by Tess Coody-Anders, vice president of Strategic Communications and Marketing

Thursday, November 5, 2020, 7:00 p.m. (CDT)


Join us for a timely discussion on the emerging evidence for how diseases such as COVID-19 and the flu are transmitted, and the best practices for limiting exposure to potentially infectious, airborne particles emitted by contagious individuals, and help keep you safe during the weeks ahead.

 


 

Campaign 2020: The Presidential Election, Key U.S. Senate Races, and Texas politics

A Discussion with Juan Sepulveda, J.D., Ron Calgaard Distinguished Visiting Professor in Political Science at Trinity University

Thursday, October 22, 2020, 2:00 p.m. (CDT)


Join us for a discussion moderated by Steve Spriester, news anchor for KSAT TV, on how the candidates and the issues are shaping up as we near the end of what has been an intense 2020 campaign—both for presidential politics and the U.S. Senate race in Texas.

 


2020 Trinity University Stumberg Venture Competition

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Thursday, October 8, 2020, 6:00 p.m. (CDT)


2020 has been a trying year as many businesses are having to shut down. Rather than put their entrepreneurial dreams on hold, Trinity students showed resilience by forging ahead with their newly created businesses.

Join us as we hear from each of our six finalists, one of which will be awarded the $25,000 grand prize at the final round of the 2020 Stumberg Venture Competition.

 


Good for Students - Good for Local Business

Experiential Learning and Career Success

Friday, October 2, 2020, 12:30 - 1 p.m. (CDT)


Even a massive shift in the ecosystem of learning hasn’t stopped Trinity students from making the most of their education, participating in experiential  learning, and making a difference in the community. 

Tune in for a discussion on how Trinity’s Center for Experiential Learning and Career Success have helped students stay connected beyond the classroom, and partner with local businesses and nonprofits on short-term projects during the pandemic. 

 


What We Have: A Zoom Play on Intimacy

Friday, September 25, 2020, 7 p.m. (CDT)


Written and directed by Wren Ramos '22

“What We Have,” written and directed by Wren Ramos, is a play about the troubles and triumphs that surfaced as we rediscovered love, intimacy, and connection despite the loss of physical closeness. The need for others, the need to be seen, and the need to be loved drives the characters forward as Zoom becomes less of a platform than simply an extension of ourselves during the era of COVID-19 and social distancing.Performance followed by live Q&A

 


 

Homemade Citizenship: All But Inviting Injury - Koritha Mitchell, Ph.D.

Thursday, September 17, 7 p.m. (CDT)


Koritha Mitchell specializes in African American literature, racial violence throughout U.S. literature and contemporary culture, and black drama and performance. She examines how texts, both written and performed, have helped terrorized families and communities survive and thrive.

 


 

 

Reading TUgether: Thi Bui

Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 7 p.m. (CDT)


The 2020 selection is The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui. Thi Bui was born in Vietnam and came to the United States in 1978 as part of the "boat people" wave of refugees fleeing Southeast Asia at the end of the Vietnam War. Her debut graphic memoir, The Best We Could Do (Abrams ComicArts, 2017) has been selected for an American Book Award, a Common Book for UCLA and other colleges and universities, an all-city read by Seattle and San Francisco public libraries, a National Book Critics Circle finalist in autobiography, and an Eisner Award finalist in reality-based comics.

 


 

 

Developing Social Emotional Learning through Empatico and the San Antonio Compassionate Institute 2020

Friday, August 21, 2020, 2 p.m. (CDT)


Join us for a panel discussion with Trinity’s Education Department Empatico Program Team, who are connecting San Antonio’s school children to the world—creating a global movement to spread kindness and empathy around the world—combining the best of technology with the best of humanity to expand the boundaries of learning. 

 

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