Faculty News

2014 Awards Convocation

Ripon College honored outstanding members of its student body, faculty and staff at its 2014 Awards Convocation Wednesday, April 23. The Awards Convocation is one of the major ceremonials held by the College each year. Honored students were: Achievement Award in Anthropology: Elise N. D’Alessandro Achievement Award in Art: Kevin T. Whiteneir Jr. Beta Beta Beta Award: Allison M. Schmidt… Continue reading

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Young’s Article Named “Maths Article of the Week”

Andrea Young, assistant professor of mathematics and computer science at Ripon College, had her work selected by the Taylor & Francis Group as the “Mathematics & Statistics Journals Article of the Week.” Her article, “Improvisation in the Mathematics Classroom,” was originally published in May 2013 in Primus: Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies. You can find the notice… Continue reading

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Kraaz Performs, Lectures in North Carolina

Professor Sarah Mahler Kraaz, Chair of the Ripon College Music Department and an accomplished organist, recently performed in North Carolina as part of the Brevard College Division of Fine Arts’ Guest Artist Series. Kraaz opened her March 23rd performance with “Ballo del granduca” (Dance of the Grand Duke), a piece by composer Jan Pieterzoon Sweelinck from near the turn of… Continue reading

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Colucci Writes on NATO and Ukraine in U.S. News & World Report

Lamont Colucci, associate professor of politics and government and director of the national security studies program at Ripon College posted his most recent column in U.S. News & World Report about the United States’ relationship with NATO, NATO’s overall mission, and the role NATO should play in the ongoing confrontation between Ukraine and Russia. To read his entire column, visit… Continue reading

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Smith, Students Present at Religion Conference

Ripon College Professor Brian Smith, Charles and Joan Van Zoeren Chair in Religion, Ethics, and Values, made a presentation at the Spring Conference of the American Academy of Religion’s Midwest Region at Ohio Northern University on April 4 and 5. Smith’s paper was titled, “Ambiguous Prophetic Role of the Catholic Church Under Authoritarian Regimes: The Chilean Bishops’ Response to the… Continue reading

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Art Faculty in the News

Rafael Salas, associate professor of art at Ripon College, recently authored a review in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel of “Magic Mud: Masterworks in Clay from RAM’s Collection,” an exhibit currently showing at Racine Art Museum. Salas, a painter and a regular contributor to the Journal Sentinel’s Art City section, writes that the exhibit displays, “a curatorial gravity that is both… Continue reading

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