The world’s largest collection of research literature on how to connect teaching and scholarship to community needs, the Barbara H. Holland Collection for Service Learning and Community Engagement, is housed at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The collection’s namesake, Holland, BJ ’71, MA ’77, is an internationally-recognized expert on community engagement scholarship.
Jim Harnar, BJ ’75, retired in the spring of 2015. He was a founder and executive director of the Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership in Portland, Maine. Harnar previously served as a U.S. Navy officer, retiring with the rank of captain in 2006 after a 25-year career. Harnar and his wife plan to visit … Continued
Jim Harnar, BJ ’75, retired from the Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership in Portland, Maine, after heading the nonprofit organization for the past decade. After three years as a newspaper reporter in Colorado in the late 1970’s, Harnar joined the Navy, subsequently serving 25 years of active duty and in the Naval Reserve. He … Continued
It was a hot August day in 1974 when a young man stepped out of a taxi and looked at a block of dormitories on the campus of the University of Missouri. Calvin “Cal” Fussman, BJ ’78, had just moved from Long Island, New York, to Columbia, Missouri, to become a journalist. With his hand-held luggage … Continued
What do you do? I am the entertainment and special projects director for Hearst Magazines. As entertainment director, I put together celebrity covers for some of the Hearst magazines, which means projecting which celebrities will be hot – or not – since we work a good six months ahead of time. I also work on … Continued
Ellen Jaffe Jones, BJ ’76, was named the 2014 “PETA’s Sexiest Vegan Over 50” for her work in animal rights and trying to improve human and global health. She earned six Gold Medals in the 2014 Florida State Senior Games, ranking first in her age group in every event she qualified for at the local … Continued