A Conversation with: Federico Faggin, Inventor of the First Commercial Microprocessor

Through the process of creating this platform, I have not only had the opportunity to converse with some incredible innovators, but also, I have refined my writing and video styles. In light of this, here is an updated version of my conversation with Federico Faggin, which was initially published August 31, 2016. You can you … Continue reading A Conversation with: Federico Faggin, Inventor of the First Commercial Microprocessor

Love Talk: Millennial Dating Culture

Welcome to Love Talk, a new Conversationalist series on love and relationships! I think people have such unique perspectives in relationships, but there are common elements uniting our disparate experiences. To capture these different viewpoints, I've conducted ten interviews with some single folks, individuals who have been dating for about a year, some who just got engaged, … Continue reading Love Talk: Millennial Dating Culture

A Conversation with: Roo Yori, American Ninja Warrior, Activist for Dog Adoption

***Quick note: I am very excited to be working on an intense project for year two of The Conversationalist! However, this project is temporarily inhibiting my ability to produce content on a regular basis. Hang with me for the next few weeks and months, and follow The Conversationalist on social media (links below) for updates … Continue reading A Conversation with: Roo Yori, American Ninja Warrior, Activist for Dog Adoption

A Conversation with: Dr. Ed Risden and Fr. Jim Neilson, Professors of English and Art

It is a rare and valuable gift to interact with people who breathe a new sense of inspiration into your life. Dr. Risden and Fr. Neilson, professors of English and Art respectively, have been consistent creativity catalysts (say that three times fast) in my own life over the past four years. Furthermore, I am positive … Continue reading A Conversation with: Dr. Ed Risden and Fr. Jim Neilson, Professors of English and Art

A Conversation with: Chad Esker, World Class Athlete, Epic 5 Finisher.

For many, running a marathon is the ultimate fitness goal. Some are motivated to go further and compete at an ironman distance: a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile run. Then there's Chad Esker, who completed FIVE iron-mans in FIVE consecutive days. As if that could be any more impressive, just eight years … Continue reading A Conversation with: Chad Esker, World Class Athlete, Epic 5 Finisher.

A Conversation with: Thomas Kunkel, President of St. Norbert College

I can think of few better ways to end my college career at St. Norbert than having a conversation with the president who has changed the landscape of the institution so much, even in my four short years here. In his last nine years as president, Kunkel has overseen $100m in renovations and improvements to … Continue reading A Conversation with: Thomas Kunkel, President of St. Norbert College

A Conversation with: Chris Ayers, Character Designer for Disney and Dreamworks

---Hey everyone, it's been a while! If you're wondering where The Conversationalist updates have been, check out my Love Talk page. I've been busy updating the videos for that series during the last month. But for now, on to the interview--- In every animated film, there is a mastermind behind the creation of vibrant characters, … Continue reading A Conversation with: Chris Ayers, Character Designer for Disney and Dreamworks