Humanities Desk On Demand

October 11, 2014
After 17 years, a mystery has been put to rest. Mark Griep is a chemistry professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He's also kind of a detective. He's been chasing down the mystery of a woman named Rachel Lloyd, a largely forgotten chemistry professor from the late 1800s.
October 4, 2014
Art can help us express an emotion or remember a long-forgotten memory. Art can also help us connect. Two pieces submitted to the Lincoln Community Art Project, Doorways to Hope, helped a group of high-school aged students learn from another group of students about hope.
August 23, 2014
The Linh Quang Buddhist Center near Lincoln is one of nine places in Nebraska for the state's 10,000 Buddhists to gather. This week has been a big one for Linh Quang, which serves mostly Vietnamese Buddhists. The temple hosted the Jade Buddha of Universal Peace - a 9 foot tall, 9000 pound... more››
June 20, 2014
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Professor Chantal Kalisa talks about the Rwandan Genocide and the death of her family members.
June 19, 2014
Norfolk hosts a Chautauqua Festival this week that will bring historical figures such as Willa Cather and Standing Bear to the stage. Young students will also be participating and representing notable men and women from the state's past.
April 17, 2014
Women artists played a significant role in the early history and foundation of art in Nebraska. But their impact is often forgotten.

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