Current Ripon News

Alumni Profile: Peter Bock ’62 & Artificial Intelligence

The world of the future is developing today through Peter Bock ’62 of Washington, D.C., the fall 2012 Knop speaker at Ripon College. Bock is a former NASA scientist and a professor emeritus of engineering at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where he was on the computer science faculty for more than 40 years. Before that, at Ripon, he… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon: Jeremy Johnson ’12

Chapter 8: The Beginning of a New Semester [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!] The end of winter break seemed to come too quickly. Just a few days into January, I was back… Continue reading

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Oblinger Opens Exhibit in Oshkosh

Mollie Oblinger, assistant professor in the Ripon College department of art and art history, as well as director of the College’s Caestecker Gallery, has opened the exhibit “In Fringes Among Battered” the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh’s Allen Priebe Annex Gallery. Oblinger says she drew inspiration for the works in the new show from her time last summer as artist-in-residence at the… Continue reading

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Kupinsky Exhibit Reviewed

Deb Kupinsky’s exhibit, “Echo,” currently on display in the Caestecker Gallery in Ripon College’s Rodman Center for the Arts received a warm review in the Appleton Post-Crescent. The Crescent‘s Taima Kern writes that Kupinsky’s art, “brings a sense of wonder, and otherworldly interest to the table with a series of sculptures that require a closer look.” You can read the… Continue reading

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Foundation Establishes Chair in Religion and Servant Leadership

The Suzanne and Richard Pieper Family Foundation has funded a new Chair in Religion and Servant Leadership at Ripon College. The foundation has established servant leadership chairs at several Wisconsin colleges and universities. The first holder of Ripon College’s Pieper Chair is David William Scott of the Religion Department. “Universities are the likely places where future leaders in all sectors… Continue reading

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Residence Life Team Takes 1st Place

A team of students and staff members from Ripon College Residence Life won first place in the annual WAICU Residence Life RA Conference Roll Call. In a skit conceptually created by Raymond Allen ’15, the staff created a political ad about why they supported Ripon College. To follow the conference theme of “True Colors,” they also represented the color of… Continue reading

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