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This week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF MAY 25, 2015

Monday, May 25 – LUTHERAN FAMILY SERVICES AT EASE LUNCHEON – Col. Lee Ellis (Ret.), highly-decorated veteran of the war in Vietnam (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesday, May 26 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Alzheimer's, Russia, and Landfill” Stories by Lauren Slater, Ivan Kuraev, and Charles Pugh; hosted by Sarah Austin Jenness

Wednesday, May 27 – RADIOLAB – “Blood”

Thursday, May 28 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Tim Gunn, fashion consultant, actor, and television personality on Lifetime’s “Project Runway”

Friday, May 29 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – David Brooks

Last week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF MAY 18, 2015

Monday, May 18 – OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Nebraska Second District Congressman, Democrat Brad Ashford “First Ninety Days in Office” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesday, May 19 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Doctors, Saints, and Secrets” Stories by Stories by George Lombardi, Bliss Broyard, and Siddhartha Mukherjee; hosted by Catherine Burns

Wednesday, May 20 – RADIOLAB – “Yellow Fluff”

Thursday, May 21 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Laszlo Bock, Senior Vice-President of People Operations at Google, and author of “Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google that Will Transform How You Live and Lead”

Friday, May 22 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – Candice Bergen

Archived editions of past Monday Noon Forums can be found below...

Omaha Press Club, 5/18/15

May 18, 2015

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Nebraska Second District Congressman, Democrat Brad Ashford “First Ninety Days in Office”

CREIGHTON UNIVERSTIY LECTURE – THE 17TH ANNUAL LAWLER LECTURE IN THEOLOGY – John Kenney, Professor of Religious Studies at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont, and author of “Contemplation and Classical Christianity: A Study in Augustine” “The Mysticism of Saint Augustine”

PATRIOTIC PRODUCTIONS LECTURE – David Clarke, Sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and regular commentator for the Fox News Network ”Protectors of Freedom”

METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LECTURE – Sybil Rosado, Professor of Social Science and Coordinator of Sociology at Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina “Nappy Hair in the Diaspora: Exploring the Meaning of Hair Among Women of African Descent”

GIRLS INCORPORATED OF OMAHA LUNCH FOR THE GIRLS LUNCHEON – Twin daughters of President George W. Bush – Barbara Bush, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Global Health Corps; and Jenna Bush Hager, Editor-at Large for Southern Living Magazine, and author of “Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope” “In Conversation”

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA LECTURE – 2014 RICHARD DEAN WINCHELL HISTORY LECTURE – Christopher Browning, Professor Emeritus at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and author of “Remembering Survival: Inside a Nazi Slave Labor Camp” “Survivor Testimony and Holocaust History: The Case of the Starachowice Factory Slave Labor Camps”

E. N. THOMPSON FORUM ON WORLD ISSUES – Members of the British National Debate Team – Kate Brooks and Alice Coombes Huntley vs. Members of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln Speech and Debate Team – Adam Blood and Jonathan Carter “Are Social Media a Threat to Human Creativity?”

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – HENRY W. CASPER, S.J. HISTORY LECTURE – Karen Lystra, Professor of American Studies at California State University at Fullerton, and author of “Searching the Heart: Women, Men and Romantic Love in Nineteenth-Century America” and “Dangerous Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain’s Final Years” “Love Letters: Revealing the Intimate Past”

Omaha Press Club, 3/23/15

Mar 23, 2015

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – John Crook, retired principal of Westside High School; Cherie Larson, Director of Instructional Service at the Plattsmouth Community School District “Common Core – The Pros and Cons”

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA LECTURE – Assaf Gavron, American Israeli Cooperative Enterprise Visiting Scholar “How Do You Say ‘Bananafish’ in Hebrew?”