Full Season 1 of Rural Futures Podcast Available!

Rural Futures with Dr. Connie


From Katelyn Ideus
Producer of the Rural Futures Podcast
Director of Communications & PR
Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska


Season 1 is a wrap!

Rural Futures with Dr. Connie, the podcast produced by the Rural Futures Institute (RFI) at the University of Nebraska, brought forward bold voices for rural America through 10 interview-style audio episodes available across listening platforms.


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Hosted by RFI Interim Executive Director & Chief Futurist Connie Reimers-Hild, Ph.D., the podcast offers listeners insight and action-oriented advice through frank conversations about serious opportunities within:


Guests in Season 1 include:

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Several themes emerged from each of the 25-35 minutes conversations, all of which will be discussed in our upcoming white paper. These themes include:

As RFI plans for Season 2 to be launched this fall, please show your support in a way that feels genuine to you.


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Our podcast is just one way RFI staff bring forward the boldest voices of rural to disrupt the current divisive national narrative with what opportunities, assets and value rural communities and people offer. All members of the podcast team currently live in a rural area — we’re talking about home. Join us!


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