Special Event

Politics Center to Host Republican Congressional Primary Debate

The new Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College will host a debate on Friday, August 1, featuring all four of the Republican candidates for the 6th Congressional District. The Wisconsin Primary is August 12. The debate will take place on Friday, August 1, at 5:30 p.m. in Great Hall of Harwood Memorial Union on the Ripon College… Continue reading

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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Reflects on Service

Having a passion for the work one does and the ability to stick to a goal are ideals promoted by Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett when he spoke Friday at Ripon College. Barrett’s talk was the second of three inaugural events scheduled for the College’s new Center for Politics and the People. “I consider this a very exciting time for you,”… Continue reading

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Award-winning poet to read at Ripon

Arthur Stringer, an award-winning poet from West Virginia, will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, in the North Reading Room of Lane Library on the Ripon College campus. The reading, which is free and open to all, will be followed by a book signing. Stringer will read from his most recent collection of poems, Late Breaking,… Continue reading

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Renowned poet Patricia Smith reads at Ripon College

Internationally renowned poet Patricia Smith will give a free public reading from her work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, on the Ripon College campus. The reading will be in Great Hall of Harwood Student Union, 300 Seward St. A book signing and reception will follow. Recognized as one of the world’s most formidable literary performers, Smith has read her… Continue reading

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Slate’s David Plotz and Hanna Rosin To Deliver Joint Commencement Address

David Plotz and Hanna Rosin of the online magazine Slate will deliver a joint commencement address during Ripon College’s one hundred forty-eighth graduation exercises, held Sunday, May 18, at 1:30 p.m. Plotz, editor of Slate, and Rosin, co-founder of DoubleX, a women’s site connected to Slate, and senior editor at The Atlantic, are accomplished authors and journalists as well as… Continue reading

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Paper, mixed-media works exhibited at Ripon College

“Situated Somewhere In-Between,” an exhibit of paper and mixed-media works by Mary Hark, will be displayed from Friday, Jan. 31, through Thursday, March 13, in Caestecker Gallery, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Hark, a professor in design studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an independent curator of textile and paper art exhibitions, will… Continue reading

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