Visiting scholars to discuss challenges facing Peru on "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show

Beginning Friday, July 3

From St. Norbert College, June 16, 2009
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Jose De Pierola and his wife Adit del Aguila will be the special guests during the July "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show, hosted by dean and academic vice president of the college, Michael Marsden. They will discuss the challenges facing Peru in terms of water uses and natural and imported medicines.

The couple visited St. Norbert College during the spring semester as part of an International Visiting Scholars Program sponsored by St. Norbert College and the University of Wisconsin -- Green Bay. The Visiting Scholars Program was formed to bring highly qualified professionals from other countries to lecture at St. Norbert College and the University of Wisconsin -- Green Bay. The overall objective of this program is to improve international understanding by providing opportunities to learn from visiting scholars and for them to learn from us.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is broadcast every Friday in July, beginning July 3 at 6:30 p.m. New shows appear the first Friday of each month. The 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/.