February 2016

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Humanities Nebraska adds five new board members

Humanities Nebraska (HN) recently elected five new members to its Council and Foundation boards of directors at its January 16 board meeting. The Nebraska Humanities Council board elected three new members, while the Nebraska Foundation for the Humanities elected two. New members elected to the Council are: Laura Capp of Ashland holds a Ph.D. in Read more »

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Prime Time reading program helps Omaha kids improve in school

Prime Time Family Reading Time is returning this semester to seven Omaha locations. Each session of the six-week program is free and open to families and their children, ages 6 to 10, who struggle with reading, or for families with preschool children who need a head start in reading readiness before kindergarten.  Programming will begin Read more »

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Groundhog Day: How the humanities saved Phil Connors

It’s a tradition in our  house to watch Bill Murray’s 1993 film “Groundhog Day” every February 2. As a great deal of Nebraska got hit by a blizzard today – just as Bill Murray’s character did in the movie – it’s an especially fun day to watch it this year. If you’ve never seen the Read more »