Faculty News

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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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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