Faculty News

Scott to attend elite mission consultation in South Africa

This month, David William Scott, assistant professor of religion and Pieper Chair of Servant Leadership at Ripon College, will participate in a consultation of the World Council of Churches, the largest ecumenical body for Protestants and Orthodox Christians in the world. He will be one of only 29 scholars and church leaders from around the world invited to attend the… Continue reading

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Phonathon SuperCaller may be calling you soon!

Don’t be too surprised if Ripon College gives you a call in the next few weeks. With Phonathon back in session, its dedicated team of 28 student callers are dialing alumni and parents’ numbers. Queriontae Price ’16, a global studies major and national securities studies minor from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, found a Phonathon job a good fit. “I refused to take… Continue reading

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Kraaz Examines Connections between Music and Art

A semester as a visiting affiliated scholar in Florence, Italy, has led to a new research subject for Sarah Kraaz, professor of music, chair of the department, and College organist. She will present results from that research with “Music for the Queen of Heaven in 15th Century Italian Paintings” at the Southeast College Art Conference in Sarasota, Florida, in October.… Continue reading

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Department of Communication Recognized as Best in the U.S.

The Ripon College Department of Communication has been notified that it will receive the prestigious 2014 Rex Mix Program of Excellence Award from the National Communication Association (NCA). The award will be presented at the NCA’s annual convention in Chicago, Illinois, Nov. 22. Each year, the Program of Excellence Award recognizes one undergraduate department of communication for overall excellence above… Continue reading

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Schatzinger Published in New Civic Literacy Journal

Henrik Schatzinger, assistant professor of politics and government at Ripon College, co-published an article in the inaugural edition of the Journal of Civic Literacy with Aaron Dusso, assistant professor of political science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The article, “Bridging Versus Bonding Social Capital: Explaining the Content of Anti-Patriot Resolutions”, explores the ways in which social capital – the collective… Continue reading

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Ripon College Receives $1 Million Gift to Endow Professorship in Economics

A $1 million dollar gift has been made to Ripon College by Robert and Joan Murray to establish a new endowed professorship in economics. The gift is a tribute “to honor my father, a long-time trustee of the College, and my mother with a gift to the institution of higher learning that meant so much to them and was so… Continue reading

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