Dell Children’s Medical Center has built a comprehensive clinic on Rosedale School’s campus. This means most of the more than 100 students who attend can see practitioners without missing a lot of school.
It’s Super Tuesday in Texas. We’re connecting with reporters statewide to get a sense of how things are going at the ballot boxes. And just as the field of democrats challenging president Trump has dramatically fallen, so too will the number of challengers in a key senate race and many other contests statewide. And by the way, what if you voted early and your candidate dropped out? Also, 5 things to watch for tonight as the tallies roll in. And chaos over COVID-19 in San Antonio, where the mayor’s made an emergency declaration. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:
Worried about a second American civil war? If it’s war we’re worried about, we may be facing the wrong direction. As Russia hosts the World Cup, no one seems to be paying attention to what the Kremlin is doing this moment in Syria: a bombing campaign and a fight that could eclipse the battle for Aleppo. Why few seem to care, and is that not Vladmir Putin’s calculus? Also, great expectations among Texans as they consider the promises of Mexico’s president elect. And the scourge of diabetes among hispanics in Texas, we’ll have details. And remembering the long forgotten trains that ferried orphans to America’s west. All that and much more on today’s Texas Standard:
In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT’s Rebecca McInroy KUT’s joins healthcare visionary and Vice Dean for Strategy and Partnerships for the new Dell Medical School, Dr. Mini Kahlon, in conversation about what it means to develop a medical school focused on the health of a community rather than just treating the sick? What can we learn from international models of healthcare? And what role does Austin’s entrepreneurial sprit play in creating new healthcare strategies?
The chaos on capitol hill, a free for all for the house speakership, what are the stakes? In Texas, the battleground in 2016 looks an awful lot like the Latino vote. What does that mean for next weeks first democratic presidential debate? Also the multi-billion dollar Dell deal…swallowing up a server giant that might be the biggest tech merger ever. And to dream the impossible dream…aka doing the Texas state fair on the cheap. All of that and much more on the Texas Standard: