Current Ripon News

Alum, landslide rescue pilot to be featured on PBS Wednesday

Bill Quistorf ’80 of Everett, Washington, will be featured in the “Nova” documentary “Killer Landslides” premiering Wednesday, November 19, on PBS television. The documentary centers around the March 22, 2014, landslide in Oso, Washington. As the chief pilot for the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Quistorf directed helicopter rescue operations from the air immediately following the slide and used an infrared… Continue reading

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Life At Ripon – Rachel Detrie ’15

Chapter 2: Planning for the Next Steps – Grad School, Publication [Editor’s Note: Rachel Detrie ’15, Clarence Sanon ’15 , and Kaitlyn Welzen ’15 are writing rotating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their senior year experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life At Ripon!] November has come to the Ripon College campus, and it has… Continue reading

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Roy and Karsten ’09 Encourage Ex-Offenders to Speak Publicly

Jody Roy, professor of communication and interim vice president and dean of faculty, and Shawn F. Karsten ’09, development associate for major and planned giving, have published Sharing Your Story, Saving their Lives: Public Speaking for Ex-Offenders. Roy’s interest in studying crime and its offenders and ex-offenders began over twenty years ago.  Over that time, Roy has met and worked… Continue reading

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Social Justice Week Inspires Personal, Social, Institutional Growth

As an institution, how can Ripon College better understand and address social justice on and off campus? That and other questions have been examined during Ripon’s first Social Justice Week that started Monday, November 10. Presented by the Student Activities Office, the integration of lecture, discussion and media provided multiple ways for students, staff, faculty and community members to engage… Continue reading

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Math Students Place Third in Regional Conference

Ripon College students Allwin McDonald ’17 (Milbank, SD), Dianne Pedroza ’17 (Los Angeles, CA), Lincoln Wurtz ’17 (Ripon, WI), and Mitchell Eithun ’17 (New London, WI) earned third place in “Face Off! The Mathematics Game Show” during the 29th annual Pi Mu Epsilon Regional Undergraduate Math Conference held at St. Norbert College, November 7-8, 2014. Face Off! Is a quiz… Continue reading

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Sculpture, photography combine in Ripon College exhibit

Sculpture and photography will be combined in “”a tenuous framework,” an exhibit of work by Milwaukee artists Shana McCaw and Brent Budsberg, to run Nov. 7 to Dec. 7 in Caestecker Gallery, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. An artists’ talk will be presented at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7, in the lobby. An opening… Continue reading

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