Current Ripon News

Summertime is for sailing for Ossman ’73

Now that the country is in the height of summer, every spare minute finds Marian Ossman ’73 of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, out on the water in a sailboat. Ossman has been sailing since the age of 5 when she was taught by her father in Crystal Lake, Illinois. At Ripon College, she majored in English with a focus on American literature… Continue reading

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Pleiss Morris Receives National Recognition

Ann Pleiss Morris, assistant professor of English at Ripon College, has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 30 seminars and institutes supported by the NEH. The Endowment is a federal agency that, each summer, supports these enrichment opportunities at colleges, universities, and cultural institutions, so… 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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Sontag’s Poems in “Verse Wisconsin”

Kate Sontag, Ripon College Visiting Assistant Professor of English, published three poems in the September, 2013 edition of Verse Wisconsin. The three poems “Stepmother-of-Pearl,” “Blood and Milk Dialogues,” and “Parents,” are all connected to that issue of Verse Wisconsin’s focus on parents and children. They are available online here: http://www.versewisconsin.org/Issue112/poems/sontag.html Sontag’s work is also featured in the newly released Winter… Continue reading

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Unger Named Managing Editor of Legacy

Mary Unger, Ripon College Assistant Professor of English, has been named the Managing Editor of Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers. Legacy is published by the University of Nebraska Press and according to its website is the “only scholarly journal to focus specifically on American women’s writings from the 17th through early 20th century.” The journal prides itself on… Continue reading

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English professor receives NEH Grant to Study Modernism

Mary Unger, assistant professor of English at Ripon College, will join a group of twenty-five college and university professors taking part in the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholars four-week institute on “Making Modernism: Literature and Culture in Twentieth-Century Chicago, 1893-1955.” Unger will receive a $3,300 stipend to help cover the travel costs, books and other research expenses, and… Continue reading

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