Billy J. Estes
E.N. Thompson Forum
Yong Zhao, University of Oregon
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 6 p.m. MT
Yong Zhao is an internationally recognized scholar on the impacts of globalization and technology on education. He currently serves as Presidential Chair and Associate Dean for Global Education at the University of Oregon, where he is also Weinman Professor of Technology and a professor in the Department of Educational Measurement, Policy and Leadership. Over the course of his career, he has designed schools that cultivate global competence and developed computer games for language learning. Zhao is the author of more than 20 books, including “Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization” and “World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students.” A winner of the early career award from the American Educational Research Association, Zhao is a graduate of Sichuan Institute of Foreign Languages and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Thur. March 27, 7:30
CALJE is regarded as the new and innovative force on the Latin Jazz scene. They incorporate traditional Cuban rhythms with modern Jazz harmony to deliver captivating performances and high energy in the form of dance grooves.
Main Floor Member $18.00 / Non-Member $20.00 Student $18.00
Medora, Indiana is a once-booming community beset by a crippled economy and a dwindling population. This documentary follows the town's down-but-not-out varsity basketball team over a season, capturing the players' as the team's struggle to complete parallels the town's fight for survival.
April 6th @ 6:30 pm
2014 Nebraska Chautauqua Presents:
Heartland is a 1979 American film, directed by Richard Pearce, starring Rip Torn and Conchata Ferrell. The film is a stark depiction of early homestead life in the American West. It is based on a memoir by Elinore Pruitt Stewart, titled Letters of a Woman Homesteader. Set in southwestern Wyoming, where Stewart homesteaded, the movie was filmed in central Montana. In 1980 the film was featured as a "Buried Treasure" on an episode of the TV show, Sneak Previews, produced and hosted by the film critics Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel.
Running time: 1hr 36mins
MPAA rating: PG