Faculty News

Lane Library Announces Off-Campus Access to Electronic Resources

Ripon College’s Lane Library recently announced the launch of off-campus access for library electronic resources for all Ripon students, faculty and staff. A new proxy server is up and running to provide access to everything from databases to hard-to-find books via interlibrary loan. Research through Lane Library is now available everywhere, from coffee shops in downtown Ripon to a study… Continue reading

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Warm Wisconsin musical presented by Ripon College

A wonderful and award-winning Wisconsin musical, “The Spitfire Grill,” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. March 5 through 8 by the Ripon College theatre and music departments. Performances will be in Benstead Theatre, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Tickets are free, but reservations are recommended and may be made by calling 748-8791. The musical… Continue reading

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Messitte Reflects on Films and Academic Inquiry in L.A. Times

Ripon College President Zach Messitte penned an opinion piece that appears in today’s Los Angeles Times. The piece, “History lessons, with popcorn, for America’s undergraduates,” appears in advance of the Academy Awards next month. Messitte, who also teaches in Ripon’s Department of Politics and Government, reflects on the importance of the movies in the classroom and their ability to, “inspire… Continue reading

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Schatzinger, Strickler ’17 Present Research in Philadelphia

Henrik Schatzinger, assistant professor of politics and government, and Jason Strickler ’17 presented a new research project at the annual Teaching & Learning Conference of the American Political Science Association in Philadelphia on February 7-9, 2014. The paper, “Integrating Aspects of Diversity Throughout the American Government Course: Why, How, and With What Effects,” offers political science instructors a number of… Continue reading

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Messitte in Journal Sentinel

Ripon College President Zach Messitte had an opinion piece appear in the February 6, 2014 edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Messitte’s piece, “College’s Rising Returns,” addresses the real value of a college education as well as the real costs. “A four-year degree is worth the money,” writes Messitte, “because there is a basic return on investment. Sure, college may… Continue reading

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Beres in Natural Areas Journal

Karl Beres, professor of math and computer science, had a book review published in the most recent volume of Natural Areas Journal, a journal produced by the Natural Areas Association, an organization that, “informs, unites, and supports persons engaged in identifying, protecting, managing, and studying natural areas and biological diversity across landscapes and ecosystems.” Beres reviewed In the Memory of… Continue reading

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