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Rourke ’07 is front and center at POW-MIA national ceremonies

When National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on Friday, Sept. 19, Lacy Rourke ’07 will be a strong voice among the ceremonies. Rourke, who lives in Washington, D.C., and received Ripon College’s Outstanding Young Alumni award earlier this year, is a special consultant for the Vietnam War 50th Commemoration. “The commemoration was chartered by the U.S. Congress to help support… Continue reading

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Free digital portraits offered to job seekers by Ripon College

Free professional digital portraits for use in online LinkedIn profiles will be offered Thursday, Sept. 25, by Ripon College’s Constituent Engagement and Career Services and professional photographer Jim Koepnick. Portraits will be taken anytime between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. in the lower level of Pickard Commons on the Ripon College campus. The service is offered for any job seekers… 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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