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When you take your next vacation or business trip, and drop that coin in the hand of a cashier as you pay for your morning coffee, you might also be spreading the word about San Antonio without even realizing it.

Nathan Sokul

A pair of Trinity University undergrads who set out to create something to help people take opioid medication with less risk have instead developed a product that has the potential to improve how new medications are tested all over the world.

Gavin Buchanan, 19, and Andrew Aertker, 20,  were in an entrepreneurship program together, and working on a class assignment.

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A pianist with an amazing, varied career is coming to the Alamo City on Saturday. His name is Chucho Valdes and Arts San Antonio’s Jason Erle said his sound is sophisticated and exceptionally catchy.

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Lila Cockrell,  former San Antonio mayor and the first woman mayor of a major U.S. city, died August 29, 2019. She was 97 years old.

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A new study says the health care and bioscience industry had a $40 billion dollar economic impact on San Antonio last year and employed one out of every six workers in the city.


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For two years, Trinity University associate professor of geosciences Ben Surpless has been bringing students to southern Utah to study the Sevier fault system.

This past trip, he tried something new: He and his students mapped the rock outcroppings with drones.


Trinity already supports  area schools, such as Lamar Elementary, an in-district charter school in San Antonio ISD.
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Trinity University is creating a school incubator program with the potential to launch five new charter schools — or charter-like district schools — a year.

The program joins a growing list of initiatives that has the potential to foster charter/district collaboration in San Antonio.


Students walk across the Trinity University campus on Feb. 6, 2018.
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San Antonio’s only highly selective college has received an unprecedented number of applications the past few years.

That’s let Trinity University drop from a 65 percent acceptance rate in 2014 down to a 38 percent acceptance rate this past fall.

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The Texas Historic Commission has approved Trinity University’s application for the National Register of Historic Places.

Much of the campus was designed by San Antonio architect O’Neil Ford, who also designed the Tower of the Americas.


Updated at 2 p.m.

Winter weather conditions delayed or canceled flights and services, shut down museums, libraries and movie theaters, and closed academic and government institutions throughout the San Antonio region Tuesday.

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