Special Event

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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Founders’ Day Re-Scheduled

Ripon College’s Founders’ Day celebration, originally scheduled for January 28 has been re-scheduled due to inclement weather. The new date and location for the Founders’ Day program is Tuesday, February 18, in the Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. The event will start at 11:15 a.m. As part of this year’s celebration, the Founders’ Day award will… Continue reading

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Medical Doctors Debate Ethics of Caring for the Dying, Feb. 7

Drs. Paul Hutchison and Sean Smith of Northwestern Medical Center in Chicago will take part in a series of classroom discussions on the ethical challenges faced in caring for the dying, on Friday, Feb. 7, at Ripon College. The doctors will be guest lecturers in two courses: “Biology Senior Seminar,” from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Farr Hall Rm.… Continue reading

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