Noon Forum

Weekdays, Noon - 1pm

This week on Noon Forum:


Monday, January 15 – OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Emily Getzschman, Marketing Director of the Omaha Public Library “The Future of Omaha’s Library” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesday, January 16 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Shocks and Surprises” Stories by Teri Garr, Liel Leibowitz, Nasrin Marzban and Micaela Murphy; hosted by Catherine Burns

Wednesday, January 17 – RADIOLAB – “March Made in Marrow”

Thursday, January 18 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Reza Aslan, author of “God: The Human Quest to Make Sense of the Divine”

Friday, January 19 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – Ta-Nehisi Coates

Last week on Noon Forum:


Monday, January 8 – GOVERNOR’S LECTURE IN THE HUMANITIES – T. J. Stiles, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America”, “Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War” and “The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt” “It Happened Here: Why National Conflicts Have Centered on the Great Plains” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesday, January 9 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Live from Portsmouth” Stories by Catherine Palmer, Joe Lentini and Elizabeth Browning; hosted by Dame Wilburn and Jay Allison

Wednesday, January 10 – RADIOLAB – “Emergence”

Thursday, January 11 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell

Friday, January 12 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – Roz Chast


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

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Robert Poole, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Reason Foundation, and author of “Cutting Back City Hall”  “Privatization: National Garage Sale or Golden Opportunity?”

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Vera Kistiakovsky, Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Past-President of the American Association of Women in Science “S.D.I. and the Scientist”

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORJM – Mitch Snyder, Founder of The Community for Creative Non-Violence, and co-author of “Homeless in America: A Forced March to Nowhere” “The Homeless in America”

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Michael Wood, Professor of Comparative Literature at Exeter University, and author of “America and the Movies” “Making Sense of the Movies” (incomplete)