Media Announcement: Season 2 of Rural Futures Podcast connects futurists, researchers and Nebraska entrepreneurs

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Katelyn Ideus
Director of Communications & PR
Rural Futures Institute
University of Nebraska

Editor’s Note: You are welcome to use the transcripts of our interviews in ways that are useful to you and valuable to your audiences. We are also available to connect you to guests of the show.

Lincoln, Neb. – October 16, 2018 – In Season 2 of the Rural Futures with Dr. Connie podcast, the Rural Futures Institute (RFI) at the University of Nebraska continues to bring futurists, researchers and rural entrepreneurs together to talk about solutions, opportunities and plausible rural futures at the intersections of technology and what it means to be human.

The podcast is available on iTunesStitcherSoundCloudGoogle Play and Spotify.

With guests, Connie Reimers-Hild, Ph.D., RFI Interim Executive Director and Chief Futurist, explores leadership, technology and rural-urban collaboration through strategic foresight techniques and the lenses of:

Already recorded guests include:

Episode audio, guest bios and transcripts available via


About the Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska
The Rural Futures Institute (RFI) at the University of Nebraska leverages the talents and research-based expertise from across the NU system on behalf of rural communities in Nebraska, the U.S. and around the world. Through a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, RFI encourages bold and futuristic approaches to address rural issues and opportunities. It works collaboratively with education, business, community, non-profit, government and foundation partners to empower rural communities and their leaders.