- Associated Press - Monday, February 16, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - An expert on education and creative learning is set to set to speak about nurturing curiosity in children in a lecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Milton Chen will present “Creativity, Curiosity and Learning” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 24 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Chen’s career has spanned four decades at the intersection of pre-K-12 education, media and technology.

Chen will talk about successful schools and afterschool programs that emphasize creative learning through projects, the visual and performing arts, and experiences in authentic places such as the national parks.

Chen is senior fellow and executive director emeritus at the George Lucas Educational Foundation, a nonprofit operating foundation in the San Francisco Bay area.

His remarks are part of the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues.

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