Current Ripon News

Jody Roy named interim vice president and dean of faculty

Professor of Communication and Assistant Dean of Faculty Jody Roy has been tapped to serve as interim vice president and dean of faculty at Ripon College. She began her new role on August 4. Roy replaces Gerald “Jerry” Seaman, who stepped down as vice president and dean of faculty at the end of July after serving eight years in that… Continue reading

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Author Robin Hemley to Speak

Award-winning author Robin Hemley will read from his fiction Tuesday, April 3, on the Ripon College campus. The presentation will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Heritage Room of Pickard Commons. Hemley is the winner of the 2012 Pushcart Prize and a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008. He has written 11 books of fiction and nonfiction, is the… Continue reading

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Author David McGlynn to read at Ripon College

Author David McGlynn of Appleton, Wis., will be the featured speaker at the Friends of Lane Library annual meeting Wednesday, March 27, at Lane Library on the Ripon College campus. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed at 7 p.m. with McGlynn reading from his book “A Door in the Ocean,” an eloquent memoir about coming to terms with… Continue reading

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Nate Silver to Deliver Commencement Address

Ripon College announced that writer and statistician Nate Silver of The New York Times will receive an honorary degree and serve as the commencement speaker at Ripon College’s one hundred forty-seventh graduation exercises, on May 12, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. Silver will address the theme of “data and decision making” in his speech. Ripon College made The Washington Post’s list… Continue reading

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Zhosan Examines “Tragedy of the Commons”

Dmytro Zhosan, associate professor of Business and Economics at Ripon College, and co-author Roy Gardner (late Professor of Economics at Indiana University), examine different factors that can help avoid tragedy of the commons in a new article published in Environment and Development Economics. In the article, “Problems of the commons: group behavior, cooperation and sanctioning in a two harbor experiment,”… Continue reading

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Celebrated author Edward Falco to read at Ripon College

Celebrated novelist Edward Falco will give a reading at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, on the Ripon College campus. The free presentation will be in the Heritage Room of Pickard Commons. A reception and book-signing will follow. Falco was featured on The New York Times bestseller list for his most recent novel, “The Family Corleone.” This book is the latest… Continue reading

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