Maorong Jiang gives Keynote address at Nebraska State Council for the Social Studies
Dr.Maorong Jiang, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Asian World Center gives the keynote lecture "Diplomatic Outfoxing: China in the U.S. - North Korean Relations" at the Nebraska State Council for the Social Studies on China's presence in the United States - North Korea relationship.
Dr. Maorong Jiang, Director of the Asian World Center, hosts the television show "Asian Ways for Children" in collaboration with the Werner Institute for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, Omaha Public Schools, CTI 22, and the Asian World Center.
AWC/Werner Institute Luncheon Lecture Series
Title: "Healing: East and West - The Role of Imagination in Health and Happiness"
Presenter: Dr. Anees A. Sheikh, Professor of Psychology at Marquette University & Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin
Date: Friday, November 19, 2010 Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm Location: Harper Center Room 3023
Details: Asian style lunch buffet provided. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your seat today!
Free and open to the public.
About AWC/Werner Institute Joint Events: The joint events by the Asian World Center and the Werner Institute for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution aim to bring leading scholars and prominent individuals to visit Creighton University and share their insights and experiences with scholars, policy makers, business leaders and the general public.
Biography: Dr. Sheikh is professor and former chair of the Department of Psychology at Marquette University and clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. As an author of 16 books and numerous journal articles and book chapters, Dr. Sheikh has trained thousands of health professionals around the world. Dr. Sheikh is past president of the American Association for the Study of Mental Imagery and is internationally recognized for his contributions to the field of imagery.
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Performer: Momoro Ono, Creighton University, Fine & Performing Arts Department
Date: Thursday, November 18, 2010
Location: Lied Education Center for the Arts, Main Stage
Event Details: A reception in the lobby of the Lied Center will follow the concert. This event is free and open to the public
|Biography: Momoro Ono began his piano studies at the age of four with Kathryna Barone at the Bryn Mawr Conservatory. Upon moving to Baltimore, he continued studies with Julian Martin. Winning first prizes in all competitions as a child, he appeared on television twice and performed as soloist with the Baltimore and Meridian symphony orchestras. At 15, Dr. Ono studied at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia under full scholarship with Seymour Lipkin. In 1977, he attended the Juilliard School, receiving full scholarship as well as a generous grant from the Johns Hopkins University. Within two weeks, he won the Silver Medal at the 1980 Three Rivers International Competition and first prize at the Gina Bachauer Memorial Competition in New York. He performed on WQXR during Young Artists Showcase. He also received the Audience Favorite and Judges’ Discretionary Awards at the Washington International Piano Competition, held at the Kennedy Center. Dr. Ono also appeared with the Pittsburgh Symphony in a performance broadcast live on NPR. He later received an Artist Diploma and Doctorate from the Peabody Conservatory as a full scholarship student of Leon Fleisher. Dr. Ono has performed as soloist and in chamber music in Montreal, Scotland, Japan, Munich, and Italy. Most recently, he gave a recital and master class at Seoul National University this past summer. With his violinist wife, Dr. Heejoung Kim, they formed the Kimono Duo during their graduate student years, being coached by members of the Guarneri Quartet. They have performed extensively in the U.S. Dr. Ono has served at Creighton University since 2005.|
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