Humanities Desk On Demand

February 5, 2010
Schools and libraries are finding that children find the fun in reading when they read to dogs.
January 29, 2010
One of those killed in the Haiti earthquake was a seminary student who had served in Lincoln. A community lunch program is one of his Nebraska legacies.
January 22, 2010
The play, "1905" is about Nebraska immigrants learning to live together and accept the new technologies of a century ago.
January 21, 2010
Investors want to ride the rising tide of the Omaha arts district by investing in 16th Street. The Apollon, a new project, is slated to open this year. The developers hope to avoid the mistakes made on the same street by the urban planners of the 1980s.
January 21, 2010
UNL Historian Dr. William Thomas will lead an international study using the latest computer search techniques to find patterns in existing data in the history of railroads.
December 18, 2009
John Carter, with the Nebraska State Historical Society, tells two stories of bringing Christmas cheer to military outposts—including a trek to Nebraska's Fort Robinson.
December 11, 2009
A small choir at a Norfolk Catholic Church is finding a place for contemplation in singing thousand year old unison chant.
December 4, 2009
There is a new home for the 21st century sewing bee—online. People who knit, crochet and make crafts are getting ideas and selling their work on the internet.
November 20, 2009
Finding the right words isn't always the easiest thing to do, even for writers. For one veteran Nebraska poet, it took a near fist-fight before the right words would come. Jerry Johnston has more.
November 20, 2009
Kloefkorn on a hospital room experience.