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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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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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Life After Ripon: Katlyn Lee ’12

Chapter 10: Exploring a New Venture [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!] April 6, 2013 Dear Journal, Sometimes all you need for a little clarity in life are a few hundred miles of… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Darren Thies ’07

A lifelong interest in world affairs led Darren Thies ’07 to a career in Foreign Service with the U.S. Department of State. Thies has just wrapped up a two-year tour of Dushanbe, Tajikistan, where he served as a diplomat for the U.S. Embassy, working in border security, justice sector reform, counter-narcotics, English training and drug-demand reduction. About the size of… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon: Katlyn Lee ’12

Chapter 8: Setting Goals [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!] February 2, 2013 Dear Journal, When I last left off, I mentioned a new-found desire I had to really use 2013 as my… Continue reading

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