Oceanographer Tim Boyer on "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show

Beginning Friday, July 2

From St. Norbert College, June 14, 2010
by Brian Curran, brian.curran@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Tim Boyer, oceanographer, will be the special guest on the July "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show hosted by dean and academic president Michael Marsden. The discussion for this show will be climate change.

Boyer, a 1989 graduate of St. Norbert College, works at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Ocean Climate Laboratory in Silver Spring, Maryland. He is part of a large team of scientists who contribute to the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report. This is the same IPCC, which, along with former Vice President Al Gore, was honored in 2007 with the Nobel Peace Prize for creating an informed consensus regarding the connection between human activities and global warming. He has given presentations on global warming in countries throughout the world. Boyer received his undergraduate degree from St. Norbert College, and his graduate degree in oceanography from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is broadcast every Friday in July, beginning July 2 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 411. It is all local, all the time and available free to Time Warner Cable's digital customers in 70 communities in northeast Wisconsin.

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

For more information or to watch it online, visit the website, http://www.snc.edu/communications/conversations.