Community Matters Podcasts

Join Nick Hernandez each Monday morning as he visits with community leaders on various topics.
Program Topic and Original Air DatePlayLength
Dr. Laura Madeline Wiseman on artistic collaboration, poetry and gender violence.
(Community Matters - December 5, 2014)
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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)
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23:43 min
A panel of local artists and entrepreneurs discuss creativity in Lincoln.
(Community Matters - December 1, 2014)
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25:24 min
Margarita Mooney, Associate Research Scientist in Sociology at Yale University, discusses the development of positive sociology.
(Community Matters - November 10, 2014)
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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)
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23:36 min
John Terrell, author of "A Talent for Friendship: Rediscovery of a Remarkable Trait."
(Community Matters - October 27, 2014)
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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)
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24:52 min
Discussing what makes Lincoln stand out! Nancy Shank, Associate Director of the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center, talks about the findings of the recent Lincoln Vital Signs report, and writer Jeff Cole discusses his recent column in Prairie Fire newspaper, "Lincoln Proud."
(Community Matters - October 13, 2014)
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23:47 min
Professor Emeritus John D. DeFrain, Extension Specialist, Family and Community Development with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln talks about the importance of focusing on how we raise our children.
(Community Matters - September 29, 2014)
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24:14 min
Karl D. Hostetler, Professor of Education at UNL and author of "Seducing Souls: Education and the Experience of Human Well-Being", plus Mandi Schadwinkel, Director of Prairie Hill Learning Center.
(Community Matters - September 22, 2014)
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22:43 min
Sheila Palmquist, with the Lincoln Yoga Center, and Nicole Hecht-Juranek, with Heartland Big Brothers Big Sisters, discuss well-being in the Lincoln community and the upcoming “Over The Edge” fundraiser for Heartland Big Brothers Big Sisters.
(Community Matters - September 8, 2014)
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23:00 min
Gio Rodriguez of SocialxDesign, talks about how well being can be integrated into technology through various ways.
(Community Matters-August, 18, 2014)
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26:02 min
Marcia White, Program Manager with the Community Health Endowment, discusses the 5 Million Minute Challenge—a campaign to keep Lincoln physically active.
(Community Matters - August 4, 2014)
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24:36 min
Dan Wheeler, author of Servant Leadership for Higher Education: Principles and Practices, talks about the importance of servant leadership in the community.
(Community Matters-July, 28, 2014)
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27:20 min
Melissa Fuller, the Coordinator of 10 Health T.V., discusses mental health.
(Community Matters-July, 21, 2014)
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27:20 min
Stephen Post discusses generosity.
(Community Matters-July, 07, 2014)
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26:21 min
Dr. Bob Rauner, Director of Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln, talks about communities coming together to decrease the obesity rate.
(Community Matters-June, 30, 2014)
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25:18 min
Professor Joe Mendola and Professor Mike Scheel discuss different topics regarding psychology.
(Community Matters-June, 23, 2014)
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28:26 min
Host, Nick Hernandez, talks about the beginnings of how well being research started in Lincoln.
(Community Matters-June, 16, 2014)
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24:07 min
Berit Brogaard, expert on synesthesia, discusses the importance of love in a community
(Community Matters-June, 09, 2014)
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24:15 min