Current Ripon News

Scott Presents on Methodist Missionaries

David Scott, the Pieper Family Foundation Chair in Servant-Leadership, gave two presentations at conferences this Spring. On April 14, he presented “Methodists in Malaysia and the Making of the Global World” at ASIANetworks in Nashville, Tenn. “This presentation,” he says, “summarizing from my dissertation work, argues that Methodist Missionaries to Malaysia at the turn of the twentieth century helped form… Continue reading

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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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Silver Tells Ripon Graduates to Reflect on Their Midwestern Values

Midwestern values will help Ripon College’s graduating seniors as they move forward and make decisions in today’s uncertain world, said commencement keynote speaker Nate Silver, a writer and statistician with The New York Times. He received an honorary doctor of science degree from Ripon. “It’s a tremendous honor to receive this degree and to be here with all of you… Continue reading

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(Video) ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

The Fox Valley Senior Army Battalion held their 2013 Spring Commissioning Ceremony on the Ripon College Campus on May 10, 2013. You can watch a short compilation of the event below. The commissionees are: Michael Angelo Cacciotti, Samuel Jose Carbajal, Andrew James Miller, and Murray Joseph Stoffa.

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