Free Setting Parents Up to Win workshop - Postponed
AETN Community Education's free parents' workshop at Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School has been postponed due to inclement weather conditions. Keep an eye on the AETN Engage blog for a rescheduled date to to learn about AETN resources, participate in fun activities and get tips to help you stay connected to your child! Fun learning opportunities for your kids - including a chance to take selfies with Clifford the Big Red Dog - will still be featured.
WATCH NOW - A Community Conversation With Paula Kerger
We were thrilled to have PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger join us in AETN Studios on Feb. 11 for a Community Conversation focused on the Women and Girls Lead Initiative — a global initiative to celebrate, educate and activate women, girls and their allies. Through its discussion of Women and Girls Lead, as well as women’s roles in business and public media, the conversation provided an opportunity to focus on how far we’ve come … and the challenges women and girls around the world still face. See the full video after the jump.
Movies at MacArthur begins March 4
AETN is proud to announce a new screening partnership with the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History! The museum will host free, monthly screenings of public television films related to our nation’s military, beginning with a showing of “The Marines of Montford Point: Fighting for Freedom.” Originally scheduled to begin Feb. 25, the series has been rescheduled, due to inclement weather, to begin Wednesday, March 4, at 6:30 p.m.
“Petra: Lost City of Stone” — Q&A with Dr. Tom Paradise
University of Arkansas professor Dr. Tom Paradise and the “NOVA” team answered millennia-old questions about how a magnificent city was carved in one of the driest places on earth in “Petra: Lost City of Stone.” Now, he answers a few of ours!
Behind the Scenes - “NOVA — Building Wonders — Petra: Lost City of Stone”
When “NOVA” producers asked Dr. Tom Paradise, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville professor and star of upcoming “Petra: Lost City of Stone,” what the coolest and most innovative way to explore Petra’s history would be if money were no object, he suggested recreating a tomb facade … with little idea that they might take him up on it. Check out his blog post to see what happened when they did!