Alumni News

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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Life After Ripon: Katlyn Lee ’12

Chapter 11: Rediscovering Roots [Editor’s Note: Katlyn Lee ’12 and Jeremy Johnson ’12 are writing monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their own post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] May 4, 2013 Dear Journal, Today I went and did something a little bit, well, crazy. For a long while now I had… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon: Jeremy Johnson ’12

Chapter 11: Wrapping Up the First Year of Grad School [Editor’s Note: Jeremy Johnson ’12 and Katlyn Lee ’12 are writing monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their own post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] As April drew to a close, so too did my first year of graduate studies. Thus far,… Continue reading

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Silver Tells Ripon Graduates to Reflect on Their Midwestern Values

Midwestern values will help Ripon College’s graduating seniors as they move forward and make decisions in today’s uncertain world, said commencement keynote speaker Nate Silver, a writer and statistician with The New York Times. He received an honorary doctor of science degree from Ripon. “It’s a tremendous honor to receive this degree and to be here with all of you… Continue reading

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Sorority sisters connected through the gift of life

After 10 years of decline in his kidney function, John LeClaire of Brookfield, Wis., needed a kidney transplant. His wife, Liza Gardetto LeClaire ’90, sent out a Facebook plea to friends and family on behalf of her husband. The message read: “If anyone feels altruistic, or knows anyone who’d like to save his life, blood type A or blood type… Continue reading

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Campus Spotlight: Career Discovery Tour – Chicago

Bringing Alumni and Students Together This spring, Ripon College embarked on a new career development initiative, the Career Discovery Tour, to further expand student-alumni career networking opportunities. President Messitte and the Alumni Board of Directors are passionate about offering new and exciting opportunities for current students to gain first-hand knowledge of a variety of careers and cities directly from Ripon… Continue reading

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