The Role of Academics in College Sports — Part II

June 14th, 2017

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Yesterday, in part one of the series, “the Role of Academics in College Sports,” KVNO reporter Brandon McDermott looked at a recent sports study showing the graduation gaps among different student athlete demographics at universities across the country. Today in part two, he focuses on academic incentives in contracts for college football coaches.

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The Role of Academics in College Sports — Part I

June 13th, 2017

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Across the country, college football coaches’ salaries have steadily increased over the past twenty years. In part one of a two part series, “The Role of Academics in College Sports,” KVNO’s Brandon McDermott takes a look at a recent study which focuses on the correlation between college sports team graduation rates and college coaching salaries.

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Friday Faculty Focus: Daniel Hawkins

June 9th, 2017

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – This week on Friday Faculty Focus, KVNO’s Brandon McDermott speaks with Dr. Daniel Hawkins, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

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Video Art and Pop Culture at Darger HQ

June 8th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Darger HQ Gallery brings local and national artists together to share a single collaborative space. In the past, the gallery has shown paintings sculpture, photography, mixed media—this Friday, June 9, will be the opening of “Together Forever,” a collection of videos by local artist Peter Fankhauser and New York based artist Jaimie Warren.

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Road to Omaha – Oral Roberts Golden Eagles

June 3rd, 2017

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – On today’s episode of “Road to Omaha,” KVNO’s Brandon McDermott spoke with Oral Roberts head coach Ryan Folmar.

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Circle Theatre Revival: “Phil’s Diner” Open for Business

June 2nd, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—”Phil’s Diner” was a concept designed by The Circle Theatre co-founder, Doug Marr in the ‘80s, and it may be the first example of what you might call diner theater. There’s not a stage, exactly–guests watch from their tables as the lives of Phil and a gang of other plucky characters unfold around them.

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