Community Matters Podcasts

Join Nick Hernandez each Monday morning as he visits with community leaders on various topics.
Program Topic and Original Air DatePlayLength
Teresa Harms, Executive Director at Clinic With A Heart, on the community health clinic's ongoing efforts to care for Lincoln area people in need.
(Community Matters - April 20, 2015)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
 
23:51 min
Jenni Jex and Wendy Johnson, with the Nebraska Literary Heritage Association; and Anne Hintz, with Lincoln Green By Design, on the upcoming Earth Day celebration.
(Community Matters - April 13, 2015)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
 
22:28 min
Today in the studio, Nick is joined by a member of the Nebraska Literary Heritage Association, as well as speaking about the upcoming Earth Day.
(Community Matters - April 13, 2015)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
 
22:32 min
Nick discusses interfaith communities and the passionate members who bring them together.
(Community Matters - April 06, 2015)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
 
25:32 min
Dr. Roni Reiter-Palmon from the University of Nebraska in Omaha joins Nick over the phone to discuss creativity in the workplace.
(Community Matters - March 30, 2015)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
24:28 min
Moved by the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Omaha teacher Ferial Pearson wondered if secret acts of kindness could improve school environments.
(Community Matters - March 23, 2015)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
25:23 min
Mike Wirth, of MindMixer, on civic tech and the Nebraska Human Resource Institute's Ripple Effect.
(Community Matters - February 23, 2015)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
25:40 min
Dan Semrad on non-Western thought and more.
(Community Matters - February 9, 2015)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
25:06 min
Mike Echternacht, Interim Executive Director of KANEKO, discusses the organization's concept of an open space for open minds to foster creativity. And Dr. Dick Dienstbier and Professor David Iaquinta on the Winter Lecture Series at the Unitarian Church of Lincoln.
(Community Matters - February 2, 2015)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
25:09 min
Jim Harter on the Gallup Healthways Well-Being Model: Purpose, Social, Financial, Community, Physical.
(Community Matters - January 26, 2015)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
25:40 min
Jasel Cantu, with the Nebraska Task Force on Human Trafficking
(Community Matters - January 5, 2015)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
23:39 min
Ord, Neb., piloted one of the most innovative community development programs in the nation (Hometown Competitiveness)and they continue to be on the leading edge by taking actions like weaving positive psychology into their community leadership programs - Synovation Valley Leadership Academy.
(Community Matters - December 29, 2014)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
23:19 min
Brent Comstock, a young business owner from Auburn, Neb., discusses the effect of entrepreneurship on communities. vvvv
(Community Matters - December 22, 2014)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
24:38 min
Dr. Laura Madeline Wiseman on artistic collaboration, poetry and gender violence.
(Community Matters - December 5, 2014)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
25:06 min
Kathryn Bolkovac, former police officer and UN International Police Force monitor who worked to expose sex trafficking in Bosnia.
(Community Matters - December 8, 2014)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
23:43 min
A panel of local artists and entrepreneurs discuss creativity in Lincoln.
(Community Matters - December 1, 2014)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
25:24 min
Margarita Mooney, Associate Research Scientist in Sociology at Yale University, discusses the development of positive sociology.
(Community Matters - November 10, 2014)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
22:54 min
Joyce Bingeman, a graduate student in printmaking at UNL, on the UNL Social Practice Coalition and her recent experience at Imagining America.
(Community Matters - November 3, 2014)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
23:36 min
John Terrell, author of "A Talent for Friendship: Rediscovery of a Remarkable Trait."
(Community Matters - October 27, 2014)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
25:42 min
Value theory, well-being, happiness, and psychology with Dan Haybron, author of "Happiness: A Very Short Introduction."
(Community Matters - October 20, 2014)
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
24:52 min
...
play
Or Donate with PayPal