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OSU-Tulsa News

THURSDAY, FEB. 11, 2010

OSU-Tulsa’s Design Challenge Promotes Science, Teamwork During National Engineers Week

OSUccessHundreds of Tulsa-area students are gearing up for OSU-Tulsa’s seventh annual Engineering Design Challenge during National Engineers Week on Feb. 18.

Elementary through high school-aged students will work in teams to design, build and race a self-propelled, motorized watercraft during the Challenge. The event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in OSU-Tulsa’s Main Hall Commons.

Led by OSU-Tulsa engineering faculty, the Challenge provides the opportunity for students to learn the basic principles of science and engineering design, problem-solving and teamwork in an environment that is fun and rewarding.

Read more about OSU-Tulsa's Engineering Design Challenge.

Date Changed for “A Taste of Soul”

OSU-Tulsa's African-American Student Association (AASA) has changed the date of "A Taste of Soul" to Tuesday, Feb. 16. The event, which is part of OSU-Tulsa’s Black History Month activities, will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the North Hall Lobby. Students, faculty and staff can sample various soul food cuisines for $2, including fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, sweet yams, cabbage, corn bread and peach cobbler.

“Doing Business with China” Seminar Set for Feb. 23

U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Director Steven Chan will headline the “Doing Business with China” seminar scheduled for Feb. 23 at 7:30 a.m. at the University of Tulsa. Chan and other local business leaders will discuss China’s business environment, government regulations, in-country representation, culture and communication, as well as the potential risks and benefits of an international business in China.

The event is sponsored by the Tulsa Global Alliance, the TU Collins College of Business, the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Education, Tulsa Metropolitan Chamber, OSU-Tulsa and the TU Center for Executive and Professional Development.

Tickets are $10 for students and $40 for all others. To register or for more information, visit the seminar's Web site.