UNO Civic Participation Project

Constitution Week 2007

The University of Nebraska at Omaha's observation of Constitution Day included three Civic Participation Project events the week of September 17, 2007. These included a reader's theatre discussion of the Constitution by the Forensics Team and Argumentation and Debate students; "Balancing the Protection of Public Safety and the Preservation of Civil Liberties in a Time of Terror," a presentation at the Durham Western Heritage Museum by Drs. Steve Bullock, Carson Holloway, and Olga Lagotska; and "We The People: New Generation Expressions," an art presentation by students and faculty from Western Hills University Partnership Magnet Center.

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Dr. Cynthia Robinson-Moore, assistant professor of communication, visited the students' exhibit
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Kathe Oleson, American Humanics lead instructor, also engaged the students about their works
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UNO students attended the presentation
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The group ended their day on campus by attending a concert by folk-rock musician Ellis
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