Current Ripon News

Smith Publishes Article in Theology Journal

Brian Smith, the Charles and Joan Van Zoeren Chair in Religion, Ethics, and Values, recently published an article, “Teaching the Devout Student: Faith and Scholarship in the Classroom,” in the April 2013 edition of the peer-reviewed journal Teaching Theology and Religion. The publication is produced by the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion and seeks to… 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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Professor, Students Collaborate on Infant Research

Kristine Kovack-Lesh first started conducting research on infants during graduate school because of her interest in developmental psychology. “So much of how we learn happens at a young age, and I am fascinated by how many things can happen during infancy,” she says. Kovack-Lesh is an assistant professor of psychology at Ripon College and focuses her area of interest in… Continue reading

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Imagine Tomorrow: News/Video

With the public launch of the Imagine Tomorrow comprehensive campaign on February 1, Ripon College has been featured in a number of news outlets. Here are a few news highlights and video from the campaign launch event at the Woman’s Club of Wisconsin. Ripon Commonwealth Press – “Ripon College Racing Through $50 million Campaign” Fond du Lac Reporter – “Ripon… Continue reading

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Foundation Establishes Chair in Religion and Servant Leadership

The Suzanne and Richard Pieper Family Foundation has funded a new Chair in Religion and Servant Leadership at Ripon College. The foundation has established servant leadership chairs at several Wisconsin colleges and universities. The first holder of Ripon College’s Pieper Chair is David William Scott of the Religion Department. “Universities are the likely places where future leaders in all sectors… Continue reading

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Johnson set for 300th career win

After Tuesday’s 56-38 win at Lawrence University, Ripon College’s women’s basketball head coach Julie Johnson now needs one more victory to become just the fourth coach in Midwest Conference history to win 300 career games. Her first chance to reach that milestone comes in Saturday’s home game against Grinnell, beginning at 1 p.m. With a Ripon victory that day, Johnson… Continue reading

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