The discussion is set for Thursday, Oct. 29, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the KANEKO Library (1111 Jones St). Each event in the Creative Process series is free and open to the public.
- Leader in the Arts: Rachel Jacobson
Jacobson is Executive Director and Founder of Film Streams, which annually presents more than 150 new, classic and foreign films and documentaries to more than 60,000 viewers.
- Leader in Community Service: John Levy
Levy is Director of Donor Philanthropy at Omaha Community Foundation and former Director of Heart Ministry Center, where he developed mentoring programs for at-risk youth and increased the Center’s income by 1,700%.
- Leader in Education: Jack Zerbe
Zerbe is a UNO Professor of Theatre, founder and former director of numerous study-abroad programs, and UNO’s first Director of the newly created School of the Arts.
- Leader on Campus & in the LGBTQIA Community: Aryn Huck
Huck is a UNL computer-science major and a member of the leadership team of Queer Nebraska Youth Network.
The series will continue on Jan. 28, 2016, with a panel discussion on the theme of Creativity and Love. On March 31, 2016, the panel discussion will focus on the theme of Creativity and Healing. Each panel includes one high school, undergraduate or graduate student.
The KANEKO-UNO Library aims to inspire people to expand their knowledge within an atmosphere of flexible learning.
UNO’s Writer’s Workshop is a studio-based creative-writing program.
For more information, please contact:
For media requests, please contact:
Sam Petto, UNO Media Relations Coordinator
Charley Reed, UNO Associate Director of Media Relations
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.