“Arkansans Ask: Cancer”
How does cancer impact our state? On Monday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. in a new episode of “Arkansans Ask,” experts — including Dr. Lawrence Mendelsohn, Dr. Thomas Kieber-Emmons, and Alesa Garner, MSMT, ASCP, CN-BC — will discuss current research, the importance of screenings and the resources available to Arkansas patients and caregivers. Share your questions for the live, call-in show at 800-662-2386, firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter with #ARAsk.
Stand Up to Cancer — Emperor Science Award Program
The Emperor Science Award program, an initiative designed to encourage high school students to explore careers in science, is offering high school sophomores and juniors an opportunity to work alongside an esteemed scientist on a rewarding multi-week cancer research project. Winners will also receive a Google Chrome Notebook, a $1,500 stipend and the opportunity to continue their mentorship. Applications are due by Nov. 1, 2015.
It’s Odd-tober on PBS KIDS!
This October is “Odd-tober” on PBS KIDS, starting with an all-new one-hour “Odd Squad” special, followed by the return of Halloween-themed episodes from many of your family’s favorites. Learn more after the jump!
Conway EcoFest - Saturday, Oct. 10
Join AETN for environmental, educational fun at Conway EcoFest on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Laurel Park! We’ll have fun activities to explore the outdoors and our upcoming PBS KIDS program “Nature Cat.”
“LOUPE: Arkansas Made Living Treasures”
Arkansas boasts a rich heritage of time-honored craftsmanship! Explore it with Arkansas’s Living Treasures who excel in the visual arts fields of traditional craft. Makers of fiddles, baskets, chairs, knives, quilts, woodwork and more, their fascinating lives are as exquisite as their unique works.