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Life hacks and success stories from Nebraska faculty

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Life hacks and success stories from Nebraska faculty

    On Stage with Andy Park

    On Stage with Andy Park

    In his theater career, Andy Park has worked with puppets and whales. He writes musicals and started his own theater company. Now, he brings his life experience to the stage at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In this episode of Faculty 101, find out how UNL students earn professional experience in theater and why Andy Park recommends you leap before you’re ready.

    Show Notes: Learn more about the Nebraska Rep ›› nebraskarep.org; Learn more about Andy Park ›› arts.unl.edu/theatre-and-film/faculty/andrew-park

    Five Things with Kyle Langvardt

    Five Things with Kyle Langvardt

    Social media is a driving force in our world and a place to express our opinions. But does freedom of speech exist on social media platforms? Kyle Langvardt is a First Amendment scholar and a member of the Nebraska Technology and Governance Center at the University of Nebraska College of Law. In this episode, Langvardt talks about the complex issues related to free speech and governance of social media and why it’s important for students and universities to study them.

    Show notes: Learn more about Kyle Langvardt at law.unl.edu/kyle-langvardt; learn more about the Nebraska Governance and Technology Center at ngtc.unl.edu; learn more about Tech Refactored at ngtc.unl.edu/tech-refactored.

    Remembering 9/11 with Barney McCoy

    Remembering 9/11 with Barney McCoy

    As we approach the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Americans look back on where they were on that tragic day. A University of Nebraska-Lincoln broadcast journalism professor was working as a reporter in Columbus, Ohio on September 11, 2001. When the attacks happened, Barney McCoy and his news crew headed for New York City. In this report, he looks back on that difficult time.

    Show notes: Learn more about Barney McCoy at journalism.unl.edu/barney-mccoy.

    Five Things about Medical Racism with Deirdre Cooper Owens

    Five Things about Medical Racism with Deirdre Cooper Owens

    She teaches students about the history of pandemics. Her work is known all over the country. And a book she wrote was used as a reference for a popular series on HBO. Deirdre Cooper Owens is the Charles and Linda Wilson Professor in the History of Medicine and Director of the Humanities in Medicine program at UNL. In this episode she explains why African Americans don’t always trust the medical system and steps she’s taking to make a change.

    Show notes: More about Deirdre Cooper Owens ›› history.unl.edu/deirdre-cooper-owens; More about Humanities in Medicine ›› www.unl.edu/hmed

    Five Things with Kevin Smith

    Five Things with Kevin Smith

    Americans are feeling the stress of a contentious national election. University of Nebraska-Lincoln political scientist Smith says genetics and environment play a role in how we react to political polarization. | Show Notes: Read a Q&A with Kevin Smith ›› https://bit.ly/3jsOk5z; Learn more about Kevin Smith ›› polisci.unl.edu/kevin-smith

    Susan Levine Ourada: Dance Takes Center Stage at Nebraska

    Susan Levine Ourada: Dance Takes Center Stage at Nebraska

    When she first came to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Susan Levine Ourada thought she’d be in Lincoln for a year. But the temporary position turned into an academic career that has lasted 16 years. As head of the dance department at Nebraska, Ourada has watched the program flourish in its goal to provide serious dance training to students. In this episode of Faculty 101, we take a tour of the new dance space at the Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts. And learn how this native New Yorker found her home at UNL. Show Notes: Learn more about UNL Dance ›› arts.unl.edu/music#Dance; Learn more about Susan Levine Ourada ›› arts.unl.edu/music/faculty/susan-levine-ourada

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My mother in law turned me on to this and I loved it anyway! Lol But seriously, I’m not even from Nebraska and I find this podcast entertaining and insightful. Great job Ms. Bruce, can’t wait for the next episode!

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