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Why Arts? breaks down barriers in its quest to deliver art experiences to all. more

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Profile of Chris Hughes and his company Artifact Bag Co. more

Nov 3, 2016 12:00 AM

As a working literary artist, Sarah McKinstry-Brown always expected to have to build her own career. more

Sep 14, 2016 10:49 AM

Pella Omaha has won Best Window Company in Omaha Magazine’s Best of Omaha distinction for three years in a row and The Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O distinction also for three years in a row. It’s an honor that owner Stephen Noel said t... more

Aug 13, 2015 8:23 PM Best Of

Colleen Plasek - career coach, Bellevue University (http://www.bellevue.edu/student-support/career-services/career-services)  What are the best resources locally and online for our local workforce to advance their careers? What I recommend... more

May 5, 2015 7:00 AM Specials

Monique Cribbs - career exploration and development manager, Metropolitan Community College (www.mccneb.edu)  What are the best resources locally and online for our local workforce to advance their careers? We partner with the Nebraska Dep... more

May 5, 2015 7:00 AM Specials

Terry Victor - vice president, Sheet Metal Workers International Association Local #3 (sheetmetalworkerslocal3.org); union member since 1989 What are the best resources locally and online for our local workforce to advance their careers? W... more

May 5, 2015 7:00 AM Specials

Work defines us. One of the first “get-to-know-you” questions people will ask is, “What do you do?” An individual’s social status is determined largely by factors stemming from his or her career success, and our entire educational system is... more

May 5, 2015 7:00 AM Specials

Kristi Hamilton - ConAgra Foods Director Talent Acquisition (conagrafoodscareers.com)  What are the best resources locally and online for our local workforce to advance their careers? Two of the best resources that can help you to advance ... more

May 5, 2015 7:00 AM Specials

Drew Davies - owner/design director of Oxide Design Co. and national co-president of AIGA What drew you to your particular field? I didn’t know graphic design existed as an actual thing until my sophomore year in college. But looking back,... more

Apr 14, 2015 9:00 AM Specials

Jed Moulton - urban design manager for the City of Omaha What drew you to your particular field? I’ve always been drawn to very large, messy, complicated problems. Because I’m ultimately an optimist, I feel that through applying yourself t... more

Apr 14, 2015 9:00 AM Specials

Buf Reynolds - fashion designer What drew you to your particular field? It was something I always appreciated. I loved shopping, I loved looking at clothes and style and how things were worn. I remember seeing a fashion show in kindergarte... more

Apr 14, 2015 9:00 AM Specials

Patrick Leahy - director of planning, research & innovation - healthcare studio & strategy team at Holland Basham Architects What drew you to your particular field? When I was young, in college, and I found out more about it, what ... more

Apr 14, 2015 9:00 AM Specials

Jeff Day - Omaha-based principal of Min | Day architecture practice and MOD furniture company; director of the architecture program at University of Nebraska-Lincoln What drew you to your particular field? It really goes back to when I was... more

Apr 14, 2015 9:00 AM Specials

Jane Kleeb - founder and executive director of Bold Nebraska (boldnebraska.org) What role do you and your organization play in sustainability? At Bold, we see ourselves as bringing citizen participation to sustainability; democracy and cit... more

Apr 9, 2015 7:30 AM Specials

Steve Rodie, FASLA - director of UNO’s Center for Urban Sustainability (unomaha.edu/center-for-urban-sustainability) What role do you and your organization play in sustainability? The Center was regent-approved two years ago, so the board ... more

Apr 9, 2015 7:00 AM Specials

Stephen Osberg - board member, Mode Shift Omaha (modeshiftomaha.org) What role do you and your organization play in sustainability? Mode Shift, our central goal is to promote freedom of transportation. Sure, people drive right now, but we ... more

Apr 9, 2015 7:00 AM Specials

W. Cecil Steward - founder, president and CEO of the Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities (ecospheres.com) What role do you and your organization play in sustainability? I founded the nonprofit in 1996 when I was still dean of arch... more

Apr 9, 2015 7:00 AM Specials

Dr. Donald A. Wilhite - professor of applied climate science in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln School of Natural Resources (snr.unl.edu); coordinating author for UNL’s recent report on climate change; founding director of the National D... more

Apr 9, 2015 7:00 AM Specials

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