Topic: NPR

Headliners: Ocean Water, Hold the Salt

July 26, 2013
Headliners: Ocean Water, Hold the Salt

UT researchers made news with a desalination "water chip" that could give millions access to drinking water. Check out this media hit and other recent headlines.

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Benson Collection to Archive StoryCorps Latino Oral History Interviews

Nov. 1, 2012

The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection is partnering with oral history nonprofit organization StoryCorps to archive its immense collection of audio interviews with Latino subjects. The Benson Collection part of the University of Texas Libraries at The University of Texas at Austin will serve as the research repository for more than 2,000 audio recordings that capture the experiences of Latinos in the United States as part of the StoryCorps Historias initiative.

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KUT Public Radio Adds Second Station to Showcase Austin Music Experience

Aug. 23, 2012

In a move to expand its public service, audience and community engagement, KUT 90.5 FM has entered into an agreement to purchase radio station KXBT 98.9 FM. The new station, KUTX 98.9 FM, will operate as a noncommercial public radio station broadcasting full-time music programming for audiences seeking the Austin music experience. KUT 90.5 FM will become a full-time news and information station. This purchase was approved by the University of Texas System Board of Regents today.

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"Free Speech Dialogues" Examines Inflammatory Speech

Sept. 23, 2011

Event: "Free Speech Dialogues," featuring former American Civil Liberties Union director, National Public Radio correspondent and civil rights expert. Free and open to the public.

When: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 7-9 p.m.

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KUT 90.5 and the Cactus Cafe partner with NPR Music to present debut performance of Okkervil River's new release "I Am Very Far"

April 27, 2011

KUT 90.5, together with NPR Music, will present the debut performance of the new album by Austin-based band Okkervil River, webcast live tonight from the legendary Cactus Cafe in Austin.

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