Current Ripon News

Nate Silver to Deliver Commencement Address

Ripon College announced that writer and statistician Nate Silver of The New York Times will receive an honorary degree and serve as the commencement speaker at Ripon College’s one hundred forty-seventh graduation exercises, on May 12, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. Silver will address the theme of “data and decision making” in his speech. Ripon College made The Washington Post’s list… Continue reading

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Ripon College Named to 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Ripon College joins a prestigious list of colleges and universities named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Each year, the President of the United States recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and civic engagement, and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities. Honor… Continue reading

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Ethics Bowl Team Finishes Top 8 Nationally

The Ripon College Ethics Bowl Team advanced to the National Quarterfinals at the 17th Annual Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl in San Antonio, Texas. The Ethics Bowl Team finished the event ranked in the top eight in the country. Team members included Kyle Ruedinger ‘13, Ariel Berres-Green ‘13, Amy Reuling ‘13, Paul Meuer ‘13 and Sophia Kaounas ‘12. They were coached by… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Communication Alum Finds His Mark in Reality TV

Grayson Brooke ’05 of Monrovia, Calif., was hooked on film from early on. “I’ve always loved film since I was a small child,” Brooke says. “I think the catalyst was after I walked out of the film ‘Jurassic Park’ in the summer of 1993, having never seen anything like what I had just watched on screen before. I realized at… Continue reading

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Martin Presents at Chávez Symposium

Steve Martin, associate professor of communication at Ripon College, was a featured presenter at a recent symposium hosted by the Center for Democratic Deliberation and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at Penn State University in February. Martin presented “Remembering (and Forgetting) César Chávez: The Texas Board of Education’s Efforts to Erase Chávez from U.S. History.” The symposium was… Continue reading

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Alumni News: Cheryl Rofer ’63 Op-Ed

Ripon College alumna Cheryl Rofer ’63 had an opinion piece published in the February 27th edition of Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper. In her editorial, “Is Iran building a bomb? A nuclear scientist says we need to look closer,” Rofer examines the evidence available to the general public regarding Iran’s facilities and its ability to produce nuclear weapons. Rofer, who… Continue reading

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