Welcome to HN’s new staff, interns

This autumn, Humanities Nebraska brought three new people into the fold. Gema Ramirez, a familiar face to Prime Time Family Reading Time families in Omaha, will now serve as Prime Time Assistant/Omaha. She will help with book distribution and site visits to all Omaha locations, in addition to coordinating the south Omaha library program. James Garza and Elizabeth Rembert join us in our Lincoln office as interns.

gemaramirezGema Ramirez joined HN staff as the Omaha Prime Time Assistant. Gema graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a degree in education and minors in Spanish, psychology and library science. Gema has worked at schools and libraries throughout Omaha and Lincoln and worked as a student intern for the Prime Time Family Reading Time program with HN. Gema said she has a lot of favorite books, and would read anything by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Laura Esquival.

jamesMeet James Garza, HN’s new program intern. James is a senior Global Studies major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) with minors in Arabic, history and national security studies. James is involved in the Water for Food Institute. He created a student club for the Great Plains National Security Education community, and he interned at the U.S. Embassy in Oman. James works primarily with Prime Time, analyzing data and final reports. His favorite book is “The Partner,” by James Grisham.

elizabethThis fall, Elizabeth Rembert joined the HN office as a commu-nications intern. Elizabeth studies journalism and Arabic at UNL as a sophomore. She has studied abroad in Oman, and she reports for the Daily Nebraskan, UNL’s student newspaper. In the office, Elizabeth updates the HN social media and website, and she helps write e-communications and newsletters. Her favorite book is “One Hundred Years of Solitude,” by Gabriel Garcia-Marquez.


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