Alumni News

Rogers ’08 in Class Featured in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Nasif Rogers ’08, social studies teacher and Director of Debate and Forensics at Nicolet High School, was a participant in a health and wellness class featured in today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The class of 33 Nicolet High School staff members and WEA Trust health insurance clients has combined exercise and nutrition instruction, and collectively the participants have lost a total… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Walter Hofman ’54

Being a dentist is in the blood of Walter Hofman ’54 of Glenview, Ill. His father was a dentist in Chicago’s southside Hyde Park neighborhood. “It’s always been my ambition because of my family,” Hofman says. “Everybody else in my family is a doctor, and they decided I should be the dentist. I love it. I give of myself to… Continue reading

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Gerlach ’05 Receives Service Award

Catherine Sinwell Gerlach, a 2005 graduate from Ripon College’s Politics and Government program, was awarded the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) 2013 President’s Pro Bono Service Award. Gerlach, currently a third-year student at Syracuse University’s law school, chairs the law school’s Pro Bono Advisory Board. According to the NYSBA, Gerlach has donated nearly 600 hours to various pro bono… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Bellfort ’67 helps craft what we hear in films

A major element in an emotional response to a film or documentary is the sound accompanying the images. Tom Bellfort ’67 of Berkeley, Calif., is a sound editor who has worked on 80 films. He won an Academy Award for “Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing” for his work on “Titanic” in 1997 and an Emmy Award for “Outstanding Sound Editing… Continue reading

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Wallace Publishes Article with Ripon College alumna

Bob Wallace, Ripon College Professor of Biology, has published an article about rotifers, small unsegmented animals found predominantly in freshwater, with Dr. Hilary Smith ’07, a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Notre Dame. The article “Rotifera” was published in the Wiley Online Library, a multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and… Continue reading

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Alumna’s book examines political theory across philosophical traditions

A new book written by Ripon College alumna Jacqueline Vieceli ’74 explores a sample of Western and non-Western thinkers’ positions on key questions of normative political philosophy en route to presenting a new approach to political theory. “A Philosophy of Global Pluralism: A Multicultural Approach to Political Theory” is the first book by Vieceli, and as a launching-off point she… Continue reading

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