Current Ripon News

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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Colucci Weighs in on Syria Debate

In a U.S. News & World Report article posted on Sep.1, 2013, Lamont Colucci, Associate Professor of Politics and Government at Ripon College and coordinator of the National Security Studies program, called on the Obama administration “to develop a concrete and definitive plan for removing the Assad regime…” In the article, Colucci claims the necessity for military intervention is justified… Continue reading

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President Messitte Wins Radio Honor

It isn’t often that a college president is recognized for his work as a radio host and interviewer, but Ripon College President Zach Messitte received just such an honor last month at the Public Radio News Directors annual awards banquet in Cleveland. At the event, hosted by NPR’s Scott Simon, Messitte won second place in the News/Public Affairs Program category… Continue reading

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