Terry Jo Leiterman to discuss math's role in liberal arts on "Conversations from St. Norbert College"

Beginning Friday, January 2

From St. Norbert College, December 19, 2008
by Jordan Vater, jordan.vater@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Terry Jo Leiterman, assistant professor of mathematics at St. Norbert College, will be the special guest during the Jan. "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show, hosted by dean and academic vice president of the college Michael Marsden. They will discuss math's role as a central component to a liberal arts education.

Leiterman received her undergraduate degree in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin -- Oshkosh and her graduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before joining the St. Norbert College faculty in 2006. She made news most recently for constructing a square-wheeled bicycle with twelve students in a mathematical modeling class and subsequently exhibiting the bike in Green Bay and Madison.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is broadcast every Friday in Jan. beginning Jan. 2 at 6:30 p.m. New shows appear the first Friday of each month. The "Conversations" series airs on TWCT Time Warner Cable Television Channel 4 in Green Bay, Howard/Suamico, and Seymour; Channel 4 in the Fox Cities, Channel 2 in Neenah/Menasha, and on NET cable Channel 46 in Pulaski.

The show also airs on St. Norbert College Channel 5 in De Pere, Ashwaubenon and Bellevue Sundays at 10 a.m., Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

The show may also be seen on Wisconsin on Demand (WIoD), Time Warner Cable's local video on demand channel 1111. It is all local, all the time and available free to Time Warner Cable's digital cable customers in 70 communities in Northeast Wisconsin.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is also airing in Milwaukee, Marshfield, Wausau, Wisconsin Rapids and Upper Michigan.

For more information on the show or to watch it online, visit the show's web site, http://www.snc.edu/communications/conversations/.