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: 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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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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Ripon Junior Reaches Theater Festival’s National Finals

Amanda Finn, a junior theatre and English major at Ripon College, has advanced to the national finals of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). She advanced after competing in the O’Neil Critics Institute portion of the regional competition in Saginaw, Mich. in January. As one of only eight national finalists, Finn will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington,… Continue reading

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Colucci Named Senior Fellow

Lamont Colucci, chair of the Politics and Government department at Ripon College and coordinator of the National Security Studies program, has been named Senior Fellow in National Security Affairs for the American Foreign Policy Council. For nearly three decades, the American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC) has played an essential role in the U.S. foreign policy debate. Founded in 1982, AFPC… 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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