A year ago today was my last day working on campus and the day we pulled our kids from preschool/daycare.

Today, I received my first vaccine dose. There are so many others I would’ve offered it to first. But I’m feeling very grateful.

Jason Heppler, PhD @jaheppler


I live and work on lands represented by Native Nations whose sovereignty, governance, and treaty lands existed long before the state of Nebraska. These Nations include the Omaha, Ponca, Santee, Ho-Chunk or Winnebago, Lakota, Pawnee, Cheyenne, Arapahoe, Otoe-Missouria, Ioway, Kaw, Sac and Fox or Mesquakie, Kickapoo, and Delaware Nations.