Faculty News

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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Mural to be dedicated Oct. 2 in downtown Ripon

“The Long Way Home,” a mural created by Rafael Francisco Salas, associate professor of art at Ripon College, will be formally dedicated at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2. The dedication will take place at the mural site, the south wall of 214 Watson St., owned by Farrell’s Fine Furniture. The mural depicts the original structure in Ripon, The Long House,… Continue reading

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U.S. Geological Survey scientist to address lake rehabilitation

The successful rehabilitation of Delevan Lake in Wisconsin will be addressed by a guest speaker at Ripon College on Oct. 3. Dr. Dale Robertson, a research hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, Wisconsin Water Science Center, in Middleton, Wisconsin, will present “The Importance of Biological Interactions in the Long-term Rehabilitation of Delavan Lake, Wisconsin” for the biology department from 2:30… Continue reading

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