Faculty News

Messitte Delivers First Lecture at Ripon College

American foreign policy historically has been divided between a mix of idealism and realism, and only an appropriate mix of the two is in the best interests of the United States, says Ripon College President Zach P. Messitte. Messitte helped launch the College’s annual Alumni Weekend as well as the new Summer Heritage Lecture Series on Friday with his first… Continue reading

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Messitte in Metro: Graduates Need to Collaborate

In a recent article published by the online publication Metro Ripon College President Zach Messitte was asked to provide his input on the top things college graduates will need to take with them into the professional world. Messitte, just concluding his first year as Ripon’s president, discussed the value of group projects and understanding teammates and co-workers of every variety.… Continue reading

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Collucci in U.S. News and World Report: “Obama’s Foreign Policy Dithering Proves Costly”

Lamont Colucci, associate professor of politics at Ripon College, recently published a column for the U.S. News & World Report website about the Obama administration’s foreign policy with a critical eye on Libya and Syria, in particular. To read the entire piece, click here: Obama’s Foreign Policy Dithering Proves Costly To learn more about Politics and Government at Ripon College,… Continue reading

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Wallace Publishes Article with Ripon College alumna

Bob Wallace, Ripon College Professor of Biology, has published an article about rotifers, small unsegmented animals found predominantly in freshwater, with Dr. Hilary Smith ’07, a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Notre Dame. The article “Rotifera” was published in the Wiley Online Library, a multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and… Continue reading

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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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English professor receives NEH Grant to Study Modernism

Mary Unger, assistant professor of English at Ripon College, will join a group of twenty-five college and university professors taking part in the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholars four-week institute on “Making Modernism: Literature and Culture in Twentieth-Century Chicago, 1893-1955.” Unger will receive a $3,300 stipend to help cover the travel costs, books and other research expenses, and… Continue reading

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