Associate dean and noted economist Kevin Quinn hosts "Conversations from St. Norbert," a monthly interview program.

“Conversations from St. Norbert College” Archive

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April 2014
“Technology in the 21st century”
Rae Clemmons, vice president and chief information officer at St. Norbert College
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March 2014
“The Sport and Society Conference and issues within the NFL”
Mark Murphy, president of the Green Bay Packers, and Thomas Kunkel, president of St. Norbert College
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February 2014
“Opgenorth’s vision for successful football programs at St. Norbert”
Steve Opgenorth, new head football coach at St. Norbert College
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January 2014
“The evolution of music in higher education”
Eric High, assistant professor of music at St. Norbert College
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2013
December 2013
“The transformational nature of study abroad”
Rosemary Sands (Study Abroad) with Maira Rodriguez ’14 and Laura Riley ’14
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November 2013
“How communities can attract and cultivate the next generation of top talent”
Futurist Rebecca Ryan
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October 2013
“Creating a toy business along with a female role model for a male-dominated profession”
Debbie Sterling, inventor and CEO of GoldieBlox, Inc.
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September 2013
“Fox River and the PCB cleanup project”
Gary Kincaid, wastewater engineer for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources 
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August 2013
“The future of science education”
Kathy Licht, associate professor of earth sciences at Indiana University
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July 2013
“Schmitt’s life as mayor and the challenges that lie ahead”
Jim Schmitt, Mayor of Green Bay 
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June 2013
“Edery’s musical style and career”
Gerard Edery, Folklorist and Master Musician
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May 2013
 “The installation of Pope Francis
Tom Bolin (Religious Studies)
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April 2013
 “Yard: The Art of Craig Blietz
Artist Craig Blietz
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March 2013
 “Marsden's Career and Contribution to the television show”
Michael Marsden (English, American Studies)
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February 2013
 “The Bible and Early Christianity”
Amy-Jill Levine, Vanderbilt University theologian
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January 2013
The Economic Impact of St. Norbert College
David Wegge and Sandy Odorzynski (Economics)
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2012
December 2012
’Manz Ministry to Spanish-speaking Catholics
The Most Rev. John R. Manz, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Chicago
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November 2012
Norbertine History
Miriam Clyne, Irish scholar and archaeologist
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October 2012
Chemist Michael Foley ’84 Discusses his Work at MIT and Harvard 
Michael Foley ’84, chemical biology platform director for the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
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September 2012
Green's Career with the Packers and Life after Professional Football
Ahman Green, retired Green Bay Packers running back
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August 2012
McKean’s Identification of a Previously Unknown Prehistoric Marine Reptile
Rebecca McKean '04 (Geology)
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July 2012
Norbertine General Chapter meeting
The Most Rev. Thomas Handgrätinger, O.Praem., abbot general of the worldwide Norbertine order
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June 2012
Peace and justice efforts of Sean Callaghan
Sean Callaghan, lead consultant at Strategic Impact
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May 2012
Economics
Pablo Lucio Paredes, Ecuadorian economist
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April 2012
Religion in American public life
Gustav Niebuhr, journalist and theologian
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March 2012
St. Norbert College Master of Liberal Studies program
Howard Ebert ’74, director of the MLS program and Shane Kohl ’12
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February 2012
NCAA and gender equity initiatives
Judy Sweet, a respected leader in intercollegiate athletics
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January 2012
The business of sports
Andrew Brandt, ESPN’s NFL business analyst and full-time lecturer on negotiations and sports law at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School
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2011
December 2011
Miracle Beach, the author's debut novel
Erin Celello ’99, author
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November 2011
Hollywood character designer and concept artist Chris Ayers ’97
Chris Ayers ’97, character designer and digital artist for the movie industry
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October 2011
Pulitzer-Prize winning author David Maraniss
David Maraniss, author of “First in His Class” and “When Pride Still Mattered”
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September 2011
Evan Siegle’s career and photographic exhibit 'Evan Siegle: Still Moments/Peak Action'
Evan Siegle, Green Bay Press-Gazette photojournalist
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August 2011
Leadership role with the Milwaukee Brewers
Marti Wronski, St. Norbert College alum and vice president and general counsel for the Milwaukee Brewers
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July 2011
Sustainable technologies
Alex Godoy, researcher
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June 2011
The Man Behind the Image' a book featuring Abbot Bernard Henry Pennings
Jan van Stratum, author
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May 2011
Her life and work
Nadine Cohodas, author
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April 2011
St. Norbert College Strategic Research Institute
David Wegge, professor of political science at St. Norbert College and director of the St. Norbert College Strategic Research Institute
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March 2011
The journalistic career of Leonard Pitts
Leonard Pitts Jr., Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist
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February 2011
The Packers and St. Norbert in the Lombardi years
Cliff Christl, longtime sportswriter and author
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January 2011
Retirement planning
Jayne Black, a legislative/organization and association outreach specialist for Plan Administrators, Inc. of De Pere and current Mrs. Wisconsin United States 2010
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2010
December 2010
Ron Wolf's legacy
Ron Wolf, former Green Bay Packers general manager
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November 2010
Child-parent relationships; Green Bay Women’s Fund
Meg Meeker, pediatrician, author and speaker
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October 2010
The economy and personal finance
Chris Farrell, economist, journalist and author
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September 2010 (rerun)
The contemporary state of politics
Gwen Ifill, journalist and author
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August 2010
The contemporary state of politics
Gwen Ifill, journalist and author
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July 2010
Climate change
Tim Boyer '89, oceanographer
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June 2010
The City of De Pere and college relations
Cheryl Detrick, president and CEO of the De Pere Area Chamber of Commerce
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May 2010
The state of U.S.-China relations
Julia Chang-Bloch, president of the U.S.-China Education Trust and ambassador-in-residence at the University of Maryland
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April 2010
Investigative reporting
David Cay Johnston, investigative reporter, author and Pulitzer Prize winner
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March 2010
Christianity and social justice
John Perkins, president of the John M. Perkins Foundation for Reconciliation and Development
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February 2010
Quality of teacher education programs in the United States
Julie Ewart, United States Department of Education
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January 2010
Educational opportunities related to international issues for students at St. Norbert College
Gratzia Villarroel, professor of political science at St. Norbert College
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2009
December 2009
Foreign relations
Shibley Telhami, an expert on United States policy in the Middle East
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November 2009
Working for peace and justice in a modern world
The Rev. John Dear, S.J., Jesuit priest and peace activist
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October 2009
Religion in sports
Ray McKenna, founder and president of Catholic Athletes for Christ
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September 2009
Educational and leadership accomplishments
The Rev. Jerome Tremel, O.Praem. '51, former abbot of St. Norbert Abbey
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August 2009
“Religion and democracy”
Howard Ebert, director of the master’s program in liberal studies
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July 2009
“Challenges facing Peru”
Jose De Pierola and Adit del Aguila, participants in the International Visiting Scholars Program
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June 2009
“Pulitzer Prize-winning career”
Haynes Johnson, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, best-selling author and television commentator
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May 2009
“Community service and involvement”
Kate Hogan, president of the Cerebral Palsy Board in Green Bay and director of retail operations for the Green Bay Packers
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April 2009
“Plans for the Green Bay Diocese”
Bishop David Ricken, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay
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March 2009
“Global climate change”
Robert Gronski, senior policy coordinator for the National Catholic Rural Life Conference (NCRLC)
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February 2009
“Changing times in the newspaper industry”
Thomas Kunkel, president of St. Norbert College and John Dye, executive editor of the Green Bay Press Gazette
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January 2009
“Math’s role as a central component to a liberal arts education”
Terry Jo Leiterman, professor of mathematics
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2008
December 2008
“Capital punishment”
Sr. Helen Prejean, author of “Dead Man Walking”
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November 2008
“Religion and democracy”
Alan Wolfe, professor of political science at Boston College
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October 2008
“The Center for Community Service and Learning”
Dan Robinson, director of the Center for Community Service and Learning and Linda Beane-Katner, Academic service-learning coordinator
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September 2008
“Political responsibility”
Bishop Robert Morneau, auxiliary bishop for the Green Bay diocese
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August 2008
“Norbertine heritage tour”
Fr. Jay Fostner, vice president for mission and heritage and Dr. Joy Pahl, professor of business administration
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July 2008
"The spirituality of travel"
Len Biallas, visiting professor of religious studies
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June 2008
“Key issues in the Middle East”
Hassan Abbas, visiting scholar at Harvard Law School
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May 2008
“National championship season”
Tim Coghlin, St. Norbert College hockey coach
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April 2008
"Move to St. Norbert College"
Thomas Kunkel, president-elect of St. Norbert College
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March 2008
“The political climate”
Wendy Scattergood, professor of political science
February 2008
“Professional journey from Uganda to St. Norbert College”
Mary Oling-Sisay, vice president for student affairs
January 2008
"Religion, education and broadcasting in the United Kingdom"
Kenneth Wolfe, scholar of philosophy and religion
2007
December 2007
"American political landscape"
Kevin Phillips, political analyst and author
November 2007
"Career with the Green Bay Packers"
Bob Harlan, Green Bay Packers chairman of the board
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October 2007
"Semester spent in Washington D.C. and advocating for 'Friends for Wheels'"
Stephanie Birmingham and Jessica Manier, student advocates for "Friends for Wheels"
September 2007
“Presidency at St. Norbert College”
William Hynes, president of St. Norbert College
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August 2007
"Challenges facing today's corporate leaders"
David Habiger, president and CEO of Sonic Solutions
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July 2007
“Constitutional law”
Donald Kommers, Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame
June 2007
“Meningitis on college campuses”
Bob Werner, president of First Technologies, Inc. and Barbara Bloomer, director of health services at St. Norbert College
May 2007
“Career in journalism”
Re-broadcast of David Halberstam, Pulitzer Prize-winning author
April 2007
“Partnership with St. Norbert College and the future of nursing”
Jane Muhl, president and CEO of Bellin College
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March 2007
“Fascination with severe weather”
Karl Bohnak, author, meteorologist and weather enthusiast
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February 2007
“Football, Family and his Future”
Steve Mariucci, former National Football League coach
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January 2007
“Public support for the humanities”
Dean Bakopoulos, author and executive director of the Wisconsin Humanities Council