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Programs that air during Noon Forum, weekdays from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Center for Faith Studies Lecture, 1/4/16

Jan 4, 2016

CENTER FOR FAITH STUDIES LECTURE – Frank Schaeffer, author of “Patience with God: Faith for People Who Don’t Like Religion (or Atheism)” and “Keeping Faith: A Father-Son Story about Love and the U. S. Marine Corps”, with his son John Schaeffer “Why I Am an Atheist Who Believes in God”

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA LECTURE – Ryan Anderson, William E. Simon Senior Research Fellow in American Principles and Public Policy at the Heritage Foundation, Founder and Editor of the Online Journal Public Discourse, and author of “Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom” “The Future of Marriage”

Film Streams Discussion, 12/21/15

Dec 21, 2015

FILM STREAMS DISCUSSION – Film: A Borrowed Identity.  Panel: Sayed Kashua, Author of “Dancing Arabs” and Screenwriter of A Borrowed Identity; Assaf Gavron, American Israeli Cooperative Enterprise Visiting Scholar, and author of “How Do You Say ‘Bananafish’ in Hebrew?”.  Moderator: Curtis Hutt, Professor of Judaic Studies, and Special Programs Coordinator for the Schwalb Center for Israel and Jewish Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha

Creighton University Lecture, 12/14/15

Dec 14, 2015

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Mary Kane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sister Cities International “Global Education through Citizen Diplomacy: The Story of Sister Cities International”

Governor's Lecture in the Humanities, 12/7/15

Dec 7, 2015

GOVERNOR’S LECTURE IN THE HUMANITIES – David Reynolds, Professor of International History and a Fellow at Christ’s College at Cambridge University, and author of “The Long Shadow: Legacies of the Great War on the Twentieth Century” “World War One: Remembering America’s Forgotten War”

Omaha Press Club, 11/30/15

Nov 30, 2015

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – David Brown, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce “Business in Omaha: A Look Into the Future”

Creighton University Lecture, 11/23/15

Nov 23, 2015

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – THE SEMRAD LECTURE IN NON-WESTERN THOUGHT – Jay Garfield, the Doris Silbert Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and author of “Engaging Buddhism: Why It Matters to Philosophy” “Just Saying: Untying Daoist Knots”

Metropolitan Community College Lecture, 11/16/15

Nov 16, 2015

METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LECTURE – Bill Hayes, Director of John Brown’s Cave Museum in Nebraska City “Fight against Slavery on the Great Plains: Nebraska’s Underground Railroad”

Creighton University Lecture, 11/9/15

Nov 9, 2015

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – 2015 ROSS HORNING LECTURE – Margaret MacMillan, the Warden of St. Antony’s College and a Professor of International History at the University of Oxford, and author of “Women of the Raj: The Mothers, Wives and Daughters of the British Empire in India”, “Paris 1919 Six Months that Changed the World” and “The War that Ended Peace: The Road to 1914” “Was World War One Inevitable?”

NEBRASKA BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION LECTURE – Tim Miles, Head Men’s Basketball Coach at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Film Streams Discussion, 10/26/15

Oct 26, 2015

FILM STREAMS DISCUSSION – Film: The Hunting Ground.  Panel: Allison Taylor, Executive Director of the Office of Equity and Inclusion at Creighton University; Julie Medina, Criminal Defense Attorney with the Douglas County Attorney’s Office. Jessi Hitchens, Director of the Sexuality and Gender Resource Center at the University of Nebraska at Omaha; Moderator: Elizabeth Power, Director of Marketing and Public Relations at the Women’s Center for Advancement, formerly the Young Women’s Christian Association.

Center for Faith Studies Lecture, 10/19/15

Oct 19, 2015

CENTER FOR FAITH STUDIES LECTURE – Sue Monk Kidd, author of “The Secret Life of Bees”, “When the Heart Waits”, and “The Dance of the Dissident Daughter” “The Invention of Wings”

Creighton University Lecture, 10/12/15

Oct 12, 2015

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – 2014-15 WAITE CHAIR LECTURE – Thomas Stegman, S. J., Holder of the Anna and Donald Waite Chair in Jesuit Education, and author of “Opening the Door of Faith: Encountering Jesus and His Call to Discipleship” “Written for Our Instruction: Relevance of Romans for Today”

A.A.R.P. Fraud Watch Network Lecture, 10/5/15

Oct 5, 2015

A.A.R.P. FRAUD WATCH NETWORK LECTURE – Frank Abagnale, A.A.R.P. Fraud Watch Ambassador, Chief Executive Officer of Abagnale and Associates, and author of “The Art of the Steal” and “Catch Me If You Can” “Stealing Your Life”

University of Nebraska at Omaha Lecture, 9/28/15

Sep 28, 2015

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA LECTURE – 2015 RUTH AND PHIL SOKOLOV ANNUAL LECTURE – Ari Shavit, Senior Correspondent with the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, and author of “My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel” Part 2: “My Promised Land: A Personal Journey through the History of Israel”

University of Nebraska at Omaha Lecture, 9/21/15

Sep 21, 2015

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA SCHWALB CENTER FOR ISRAEL AND JEWISH STUDIES LECTURE – Ari Shavit, Senior Correspondent with the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, and author of “My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel” Part 1: “Israel and American Jewry: Two Miracles Now Challenged”

Omaha Press Club, 9/14/15

Sep 14, 2015

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Matt Morton, Chief Information Security Officer and Assistant Chief Information Officer for the University of Nebraska at Omaha “Cyber Security in a Global Economy: How Do We Assure Growth While Protecting Our Digital Lives?”

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION LECTURE – Kris “Tanto” Paronto, former Army Ranger, part of the C.I.A. annex security team on the night of September 11, 2012, and co-author of “Thirteen Hours in Benghazi: The Inside Account of What Really Happened”

FILM STREAMS DISCUSSION DOUBLE FEATURE– Films: Alive Inside and CitizenfourAlive Inside Panel: Sabra Mackey, Activities, Therapeutic Recreation and Volunteer Coordinator at the Douglas County Health Center; Linda Whitfield, Program Director for the Douglas County Health Center. Moderator: Amy Chittendon, President of the Douglas County Health Center Foundation.  Citizenfour guest: G. Michael Fenner, James L. Koley Professor of Constitutional Law at the Creighton University School of Law, Immediate Past President of the Nebraska Bar Association, and author of the article “Edward Snowden: Hero or Traitor?”

Creighton University Lecture, 8/24/15

Aug 24, 2015

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – John Calvert, Professor of History at Creighton University, and author of “Sayyid Qutub and the Origins of Radical Islamism” “The Great War and the Making of the Modern Middle East”

Metropolitan Community College Lecture, 8/17/15

Aug 17, 2015

METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LECTURE – Cheryl Jenkins, Associate Professor in the School of Mass Communication and Journalism, Associate Director of the Center for Black Studies Journalism at the University of Southern Mississippi, and author “Race and News: Critical Perspectives” “Race and News in Twenty-First Century America” Post-lecture discussion panel:  Dr. Jenkins; Martha Ellen Florence, Director of Community Engagement for N. E. T. Television; Carla Kimbrough, Associate Professor in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln; Elmer Crumbley, moderator

Durham Museum Lecture, 8/10/15

Aug 10, 2015

DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Leo Adam Biga, author of “Alexander Payne: His Journey in Film”, and co-editor of “Memories of the Jewish Mdwest: Mom and Pop Grocery Stores” “Nebraska’s Film Heritage”

Creighton University Lecture, 8/3/15

Aug 3, 2015

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Michael Grodin, Professor of Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights at the Boston University School of Public Health, Professor of Family Medicine and Psychiatry at the Boston University School of Medicine, and Director of the Project on Medicine and the Holocaust at the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies “Jewish Medical Resistance in the Ghettos and Camps During the Holocaust”

Center for Faith Studies Lecture, 7/27/15

Jul 27, 2015

CENTER FOR FAITH STUDIES LECTURE – Deborah Grassman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Opus Peace, formerly a mental health Nurse Practitioner with the Department of Veterans Affairs, and author of “Peace at Last” and “The Hero Within” “Vietnam: Untold Stories at the End of Life”

Omaha Town Hall Lecture, 7/20/15

Jul 20, 2015

OMAHA TOWN HALL LECTURE – Howie Franklin, former Chief Steward who served five American Presidents on Air Force One, President of the North Carolina Airport Association, Director of the Brunswick County Airport in southeastern North Carolina, and author of “Yes Sir! Mr. President”

Omaha Press Club, 7/13/15

Jul 13, 2015

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – James Kimble, Associate Professor of Communications and the Arts at Seton Hall University, Book Review Editor for Presidential Studies Quarterly, and author of “Prairie Forge: The Extraordinary Story of the Nebraska Scrap Metal Drive of World War II” “Scrapper-in-Chief: How Henry Doorly Unified a State and Helped Win a War”

Film Streams Discussion, 7/6/15

Jul 6, 2015

FILM STREAMS DISCUSSION – Film: World Peace and Other Fourth-Grade Achievements.  Panel: Debora Wisneski, John Langan Professor of Early Childhood Education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Spielbound Board Member; Michael Fryda, Science Teacher at Westside High School and Spielbound Teacher Outreach Coordinator.  Moderator: Kaleb Michaud, Spielbound Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Co-Director of the Arthritis Research Center Foundation

Durham Museum Lecture, 6/29/15

Jun 29, 2015

DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Fritz Klein, Abraham Lincoln Interpreter “The Last Full Measure”

Creighton University Lecture, 6/22/15

Jun 22, 2015

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Michael Bryant, Associate Professor in the Department of History and Social Sciences at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island, and author of “Confronting the ‘Good Death’: Nazi Euthanasia on Trial, 1945-53” “Eyewitness to Genocide: The Operation Reinhard Death Camp Trials, 1955-1966”

College of Saint Mary Lecture, 6/15/15

Jun 15, 2015

COLLEGE OF SAINT MARY GREAT CONVERSATIONS LECTURE – Alex Kava, College of Saint Mary Alumna, and New York Times and International Best-Selling author of the Maggie O’Dell and Ryder Creed books, including “Stranded”, “The Soul Catcher”, and “Fireproof” “This Is What I Know”

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