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Tech students to present undergraduate research to state legislators

Tech students to present undergraduate research to state legislators

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Nearly 80 students from Arkansas four-year public and private colleges and universities will gather at the State Capitol Rotunda on Feb. 15 to present cutting-edge undergraduate research to state legislators.

Students will share their work in the areas of natural sciences, computer science, engineering and mathematics. The research will be on display between 10 a.m. and noon in the rotunda. The event is open to the public.

Students participating in “Arkansas STEM Posters at the Capitol” are from Arkansas State University, Philander Smith College, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, University of Central Arkansas, Southern Arkansas University, Henderson State University, Harding University, Hendrix College, Arkansas Tech University, Lyon College, University of Arkansas at Monticello, Ouachita Baptist University, and John Brown University. 

Norman Lecture Series at Arkansas Tech Presents Coyt Hargus

Norman Lecture Series at Arkansas Tech Presents Coyt Hargus

Arkansas Tech University alumnus Coyt D. Hargus, who serves as deputy director of international affairs for the U.S. Air Combat Command, will speak at his alma mater as part of the Norman Lecture Series on Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Hargus' address, "Current National Security Issues: The Middle East, Iraq, Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa," will begin at 7 p.m. in Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center Room 300. The event is free and open to the public.

A 1986 graduate of Arkansas Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics, Hargus has served the United States in a variety of posts related to strategic intelligence and international affairs. He has spent much of his career working on such projects in the Middle East and North Africa.

Tom Brannon to host charity dinner

Tom Brannon to host charity dinner

10th Annual Arkansas Foodbank ‘Empty Bowls’ Charity Dinner Is April 5, 2012

What:     10th annual “Empty Bowls” dinner and charity auction

When:    6-9 p.m., April 5, 2012

Where:  4301 West 65th, Little Rock, Arkansas 72209

Why:       Raise money to help hungry people in Arkansas

The 10th annual “Empty Bowls” charity dinner and auction will be held 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at the Arkansas Foodbank in Little Rock, so the Foodbank is pulling out all the stops.

LRFW co-sponsors Jingle Mingle charity food drive

LRFW co-sponsors Jingle Mingle charity food drive

Little Rock Fashion Week is a presenting sponsor for the 2nd annual Little Rock Jingle Mingle, which will be December 23 at 9 pm. The event is being hosted at Lulav Eatery, located at 220 West 6th Street in downtown Little Rock. Guests receive free admission and half off on their first drink by donating at least four can goods that will go to the Little Rock Compassion Center.

LRFW joins Lulav, Hear Beat 106.7 FM and Arkansas Times as sponsors for this one-of-a-kind evening to celebrate the holidays.

The fourth annual Little Rock Fashion Week is July 16-21, 2012. To learn more about LRFW and find out how you can be involved as a sponsor, designer, volunteer or model, visit LittleRockFashionWeek.com or send an e-mail to info@littlerockfashionweek.com.

 

 

Little Rock Fashion Week to give presentation at gospel musical

Little Rock Fashion Week to give presentation at gospel musical

Little Rock, Ark. - Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW) will headline Community Christmas Musical & Fashion Show with a fashion presentation, highlighting a few clothing lines to be featured at Little Rock Fashion Week 2012.

The event is Saturday, December 17, starting at 6 p.m. at the Metroplex, located 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. Admission is free. There will be a $500 cash giveaway. LRFW will share the evening with national gospel recording artists; many who have been featured on BET such as; Gloryland Pastor’s Choir, Evelyn Turrentine-Agee and Minister Benjamin Cone III.

Attendees will get a sneak peek into America’s favorite fashion experience. The LRFW showcase will preview sophisticated, trendy and couture fashions from 14-year old designer Aalyiah Fisher’s Grafetti girls and teen line, Sheila James Scott’s N'cholé Féroce and Atlanta designer Wynika Smith’s Splendid Fever line.

Watch Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 DVDs for free

On Friday, December 9 at 7 pm, come watch the "Little Rock Fashion Week III" (2011) DVD for free at The Salon Professional Academy, located 4619 JFK Blvd. in North Little Rock.

'Winter at the Lake' celebrates natural wonders

'Winter at the Lake' celebrates natural wonders

Bring the whole family to the park for this one day winter event. On December 10th 2011 there will be programs, crafts, and refreshments all free of charge. Activities will be going on starting at 9 a.m. and ending with the trimming of our tree at 5 p.m.

Step out of the cold and into the Lake Dardanelle State Park Visitor Center and warm up with some hot spiced tea and hot chocolate. Catch up on some Christmas shopping during the 25% off sale in the gift shop. You can make some animal autographs, follow the migration of a bird while playing a life-sized board game and discover what owls like to have for dinner. Get creative and help feed out winter birds by making some edible ornaments to decorate our tree. Come learn about how nature and animals change during the winter at the educational programs that will be offered throughout the day. The day will end with the ceremonial trimming of the Master Naturalist bird feeding tree.