Work Interview: Debbie Christensen

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 built around making us contributing members of society. And while a great career can be financially […]

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Work Interview: Monique Cribbs

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 Department of Labor, and we utilize their NE Works website (neworks.nebraska.gov). The reason we do so is because first of all, the […]

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Design Interview: Jed Moulton

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 to any problem we can come up with solution…I’m equally fascinated with the political process and […]

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Sustainability Interview: Jane Kleeb

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 citizen participation is at the core of everything Bold does, making sure there is a more diverse and independent voice in […]

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Sustainability Interview: Larry Hopp

Larry Hopp – director of the Creighton University Energy Technology program (creighton.edu/ccas/energytechnologyprogram), and a civil engineer with 40 years of industry experience What role do you and your organization play in sustainability? I would like to start with the definition of sustainability. From my perspective, “sustainability” is a little bit like “green”, and there are […]

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