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Sower Award nominations due June 16

Humanities Nebraska is seeking nominations for the 2017 Sower Award in the Humanities, which will recognize an individual who has made “a significant contribution to public understanding of the humanities in Nebraska.” The Sower Award will be presented in Omaha on Tuesday, October 3, just prior to the free public Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities at Read more »

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Grand Island writing workshop for vets, active duty military personnel

Veterans and active duty military personnel in the tri-cities area are invited to join Nebraska Warrior Writers, going on now through March 25. This free writing workshop is offered by Humanities Nebraska, the Nebraska Writing Project and the Grand Island Public Library. Six Saturday morning sessions, facilitated by professional writing instructors, will help participants develop Read more »

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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 »