Myron Orfield to Appear on “Conversations from St. Norbert College” Television Show

Beginning Friday, June 6

From St. Norbert College, May 28, 2014
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, 920-403-3089

Myron Orfield, a professor at the University of Minnesota Law School and one of the country's foremost authorities on metropolitan governance, will be the guest on the June "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show hosted by founding dean of the Donald J. Schneider School of Business and Economics Kevin Quinn. They will discuss metropolitan inequality, land planning and his career in the Minnesota legislature.

Orfield, who is director of the Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity, a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C., and a faculty member with the University of Minnesota's Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, is a national authority on race and local and regional economics.

In 1990, Orfield was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives, where he served five terms, and to the Minnesota Senate in 2000, where he served one term.

New "Conversations" 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 on Sundays at 9:30 a.m., Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

The show can also be seen on Wisconsin on Demand (WIoD), Time Warner Cable's local video-on-demand channel (411). It is available free to Time Warner Cable's digital customers in 70 communities in northeast Wisconsin.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" also airs in Algoma, Clintonville, Columbus, Delavan, Elkhorn, Fitchburg and surrounding areas, Hortonville, Jefferson County, Lake Mills, Marshfield, Milwaukee, New London, Oconomowoc, Sevastopol, Sturgeon Bay, Waukesha, Waupaca, Whitewater, Wisconsin Rapids, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Temple University Television, TUTV, Philadelphia, Pa.

PEG (Public, Education and Government) community television stations can download "Conversations from St. Norbert College" for their own stations by going to the PEGMedia website.

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