Louie Saenz teams with "Science Studio" host Dr. Russ Chianelli to talk with Dr. Gary Williams, UTEP Center for Research, Entrepreneurship and Innovative Enterprises (CREIE), and three UTEP students, Eva Deemer, Alex Pastor and Diego Capelletti about a competitive program that allows for almost-complete ownership of corporations designed on campus for national competition. For more information, call 915-747-8454, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit their website, http://research.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=research.utep.edu/creie
Denise, Bill, and Norma continue their talk on May Gardening Tips with a special focus on fertilizers. Hear how slow-release granular fertilizers differ from the quick-acting water soluble ones. What do you need to do to reduce the risk of fertilizer burn on your turf or plants? Is manure an effective fertilizer, and what should you look for if you choose to use it? Also, find out why turf, vegetables, trees, and flowering plants have their own specific fertilization needs.
Dennis Woo talks with Susie Gorman, El Paso Alzheimer's Association development director, about the annual fundraiser, "The Longest Day," scheduled for June 21. They talk about the association's services and what is offered through their offices locally, as well as what's on their website, http://alz.org.
The local phone number is (915)544-1799, and the national hotline is 800-272-3900.
Want to learn how to fertilize your crops without the use of harmful synthetic chemicals? Come to this workshop to find out the many ways an organic grower can help their plants thrive. Led by Mountain View Market Farm Manager Lori Garton.
Saturday, July 6, 9-11 a.m., . The workshop will be held at the MVM Farm in Mesilla (2653 Snow Road).
Cost is $15 for co-op members/ $20 for non-members and space is limited.
Louie talks with Paul Stresow, Director of Parking & Transportation at UTEP, about the upcoming transformation and construction projects happening on and around the UTEP campus. The projects will be affecting parking for UTEP students, staff, faculty, and visitors. Learn more about the ongoing projects at http://onthemove.utep.edu/, 915-747-5724, or email email@example.com. Aired May 17, 2013.
Louie talks with Christina Montoya, Vice President of Marketing & Communications at El Paso Water Utilities. Montoya talks about the excellent conservation practices by El Pasoans, but why we need to conserve even more with the historic drought affecting the region. She talks about why the river will remain dry until early June, and about the safety of the local water supply. Montoya talks about the water-efficient shower heads available at the TecH2O Center, 10751 Montana ( http://tech2o.org/), and about EPWU's "Less is the New More" campaign (http://www.lessismoreep.org/).
In this encore presentation, host Florence Schwein talks with Dr. Marc Cox of the Border Biomedical Research Center at UTEP. He talks about why men should not feel shame in being tested for prostate cancer - the disease affects 1 in 6 American men. Dr. Cox also talks about researching contaminants in the Rio Grande, and why certain chemicals and drug residues in our water system could act as endocrine disrupters. http://faculty.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=faculty.utep.edu/coxlab