Faculty News

Distinguished poet will read at Ripon College Sept. 24

Distinguished poet Allison Joseph will return to Ripon College Wednesday, Sept. 24, to read selections of her work. The presentation is the first this year in the College’s Visiting Writers Series. It will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the North Reading Room of Lane Library at Ripon College, 300 Seward St. The reading, which is free and open to all,… Continue reading

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Colucci: The U.S. has a moral imperative to destroy the Islamic State

Lamont Colucci, associate professor and chair of politics and government and interim director of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College, posted his most recent opinion column on the U.S. News & World Report website about the necessity of destroying the Islamic State (also iknown as ISIS or ISIL). He says there is no ambiguity on its… Continue reading

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Whooping Crane Festival Celebrates Wildlife Conservation

From September 12-14, check out the Whooping Crane Festival featured throughout the Green Lake County, hosted by Operation Migration. Operation Migration has played an important role in saving the whooping cranes from extinction. In the 1940s, the species fell to fifteen birds, leading to its classification of an extinct species in 1967. The population of whooping cranes now reaches 500… Continue reading

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Quality of educational experience can come down to just one word

Jody Roy, professor of communication and interim vice president and dean of faculty, spoke at Matriculation Convocation Aug. 23 and urged new students and their families to look for an opportunity in everything they do. A transcript of Dean Roy’s address follows: “Thank you all for taking time out of your busy day to be here. I know you have… Continue reading

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Colucci: America Must Stop Making Excuses in Iraq

Lamont Colucci, associate professor and chair of politics and government and interim director of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College, posted his most recent opinion column on the U.S. News & World Report website about the necessity of destroying the Islamic State in Iraq to help fund and support the Syrian army. Read Colucci’s entire U.S.… Continue reading

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Eaton Examines the Supernatural in Research and Presentation

Dr. Marc Eaton, assistant professor of Sociology, will be presenting a paper entitled, “’Give Us a Sign of Your Presence': Ghost Hunting as a Spiritual Practice” at the Association for the Sociology of Religion conference in San Francisco, CA on August 15. The conference will feature leading scholars in sociology of religion. Eaton says ghost hunting seeks answers to important… Continue reading

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