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Norman & Bernice Harris Center for Judaic Studies

Norman & Bernice Harris Center for Judaic Studies

The Norman & Bernice Harris Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln was founded in 1991 with the aims of educating the people of the Great Plains region about Jewish civilization and the nature and history of anti-Semitism as well as of promoting understanding between Jews and non-Jews. Since its inception, it has become a vibrant center of academic activity and public programming, offering some twenty courses in the fields of history, literature, philosophy and religious studies, psychology, and political science.

Private support was critical in the creation of the Norman & Bernice Harris Center for Judaic Studies. Please consider making a donation.


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Steve Allen

Steve Allen

Director of Development, College of Arts & Sciences
402-309-5850 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
steve.allen@nufoundation.org
Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in advertising from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications and a master of divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis. He joined the University of Nebraska Foundation in 2019 and focuses on securing support for UNL’s College of Arts and Sciences.
Joye Fehringer

Joye Fehringer

Director II, College of Arts & Sciences
402-458-1187 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
joye.fehringer@nufoundation.org
Joye holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. A member of the foundation team since 2007, she is passionate about bringing friends and alumni together to help advance the UNL Libraries and the UNL College of Arts and Sciences.
Joanna Nordhues

Joanna Nordhues

College of Arts & Sciences
402-458-1178 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
joanna.nordhues@nufoundation.org
Joanna has been with the foundation since 2005. She has a bachelor's degree of journalism in advertising from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She is routinely surrounded by extremely intelligent, kind and generous people who have achieved great success in their lives. She finds these interactions to be a wonderful way to spend her days.
Courtney Spilker

Courtney Spilker

College of Arts and Sciences
direct
800-432-3216 toll free
courtney.spilker@nufoundation.org
Courtney graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources with degrees in agronomy and agricultural education. After working in agricultural sales, she joined the University of Nebraska Foundation team in 2019 where her fundraising efforts are focused on UNL’s College of Arts and Sciences.
 

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