Special Event

John Harper to address Cold War foreign policy of George Kennan

Dr. John Harper, professor of American Foreign Policy at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), will speak at 4:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in East Hall Little Theater on the Ripon College campus. All are invited to attend, and refreshments will be served. The subject of Harper’s talk is “The Outsider as Insider: George Kennan’s Attempt to… Continue reading

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Poet Eric Nelson will read at Ripon College

Poet Eric Nelson will give a reading of his work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15. The presentation will be in the North Reading Room of Lane Library, 300 Seward St., on the Ripon College campus. The reading will be free and open to the public, and a book signing will follow the reading. Nelson is a strong and engaging… Continue reading

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College Democrats to host State Senator John Lehman, candidate for Lieutenant Governor

Wisconsin State Senator and Democratic Candidate for Lieutenant Governor John Lehman will give a talk at Ripon College on Tuesday, October 14 at 6 p.m. in Kresge Little Theatre, East Hall. Sen. Lehman will speak and answer questions from College students, faculty and staff, and members of the local community. His visit is being organized by the Ripon College Democrats,… Continue reading

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Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra returns for free concert, Oct. 5

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra returns to Ripon College Sunday, Oct. 5, for its 42nd annual appearance on campus. Presented each year as part of the College’s Caestecker Fine Arts Series, admission to this year’s performance will be free as a thank-you to the greater Ripon community for its continued support of the College’s musical programming. The performance will begin at… Continue reading

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Alumnus to address ethics, communication

Contemporary moral argument will be addressed in a talk Oct. 7 by 1985 Ripon College graduate Trevor Parry-Giles. “The Rhetorical Lives and Times of The Manchurian Candidate: Tracing a Cold War Political Trope in Contemporary Moral Argument” will begin at 4:15 p.m. in the North Reading Room of Lane Library on the Ripon College campus. The presentation is the keynote… Continue reading

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Ripon to host diversity conference with area higher ed institutions

“Understanding Socioeconomic Inequality,” a free conference, will be held Oct. 16 by the four higher education institutions of Fond du Lac County — Ripon College, Marian University, Moraine Park Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac. The institutions collaborate on events supporting diversity and inclusion. The October conference will feature keynote speaker Terie Dreussi- Smith, co-author of “Bridges… Continue reading

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