Current Ripon News

Broman ’76 to Present on Rabies Vaccine

Dr. Thomas H. Broman, Ripon College class of 1976, will present “Pasteur’s Rabies Vaccine: Medicine’s Watershed Moment” from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, in Bear Auditorium, Farr Hall, on the Ripon College campus. Refreshments will precede the talk at 2:15 p.m. Dr. Broman, a Professor in the History of Science Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was awarded… Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight – Fall 2013 Alumni Board

New Members As the Alumni Board of Directors prepares for its fall meeting during homecoming weekend, we thought it would be appropriate to highlight the newest additions to the alumni board. Elected in March at the spring meeting, the new alumni members will serve three-year terms. If you would like to nominate someone to serve on the Alumni Board, you… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Jessie Lillis ’13

Chapter 2: An Exciting Summer [Editor’s Note: Jessie Lillis ’13, Elizabeth Brown ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’13, and Amy Browender ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] I’ve always heard that time starts to move faster as you get older, but what no… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Elizabeth Brown ’13

Chapter 2: Settling in at Grad School [Editor’s Note: Elizabeth Brown ’13, Jessie Lillis ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’13, and Amy Browender ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] Going to graduate school is just like going back to college in the fall… Continue reading

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Rofer ’63 Weighs in on Destroying Chemical Weapons in Syria

Cheryl Rofer ’63 has been consulted by numerous news outlets in the past week as the United States weighs military action in Syria. Rofer worked at the Los Alamos national laboratory for 35 years where, amongst other things, she supervised a team developing supercritical water oxidation for destruction of hazardous wastes, including chemical warfare agents. Today she is the CEO… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: José Miguel Alemán ’78 changes Panama through political activity

José Miguel Alemán ’78 of Panama City, Panama, spent much of his childhood in Washington, D.C., where his father, Roberto Alemán Zubieta, was a leading negotiator for the Robles-Johnson Treaties and later ambassador of Panama to the United States. Alemán earned a degree in politics and government from Ripon College and his juris doctor degree from Tulane University in Louisiana.… Continue reading

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