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CBA Scholars Academy students in Mammel Hall

April 18, 2017

Economics explained in less than 500 words

This post came up because of a conversation with other OMB writers.  Specifically, Catherine said she was going to come and sit in on my class this fall; although the semester has started and her attendance has been pretty bad (haha).  As an economics professor and Director of the UNO Center for Economic Education my […]

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Cultivating Compassion in our Children

One of my favorite quotes says, “Compassion is the radicalism of our time.” by the Dalai Lama.  As a teacher, I do believe traditional education is important. Our students need reading and writing skills. They need to be problem solvers, and it would be nice if they all had that investigative desire. But what I […]

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Omaha Moms Blog :: Introducing Halie

  Omaha Omaha, Nebraska has been my home for the past three years. I moved here from Kansas City, Kansas after having lived there for two years. Of course, through all of that, I am still a Georgia girl. I spent most of my life in Georgia, through childhood, adolescence, and the beginnings of adulthood. […]

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Omaha Moms Blog :: Introducing Karly

Omaha I grew up in Omaha, with a few years spent in Denver, Colorado. I left Omaha to attend college and returned 3 years ago. I love that there is always something to do whether it’s winter or summer. Omaha has so many fun activities for families and kiddos and great groups to be connected […]

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Omaha Moms Blog :: Introducing Cindi

Omaha As an Iowa native, I always knew I would leave my roots…after all, isn’t that what most young people say? What I didn’t realize is that I would move across the river! While circumstances brought me to Huskerville, the community kept me here. Omaha provides everything from entertainment to education for all ages. Within a […]

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Omaha Moms Blog :: Introducing Amanda

Hello! My name is, Amanda, and I get the privilege to write for Omaha Mom Blog (OMB). I hope my experiences of my life and the great city of Omaha enlighten you or at least make you chuckle. Omaha I am a born and raised Omahan (I think I just made up a word). My entire immediate […]

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Omaha Moms Blog :: Introducing Angie

Omaha Hello there! My name is Angie, and I am looking forward to serving on the first Omaha Moms Blog Team! I have lived in Omaha for the past 13 years. I am originally from South Sioux City, Nebraska, but moved to Omaha to attend Creighton University for my Bachelors of Science in Nursing. After […]

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