Current Ripon News

Nygard Article Appears in SECAC Review

Assistant Professor of Art and Chair of the Art Department Travis Nygard co-authored an article that appears in the 2013 issue of the Southeastern College Art Conference Review. The article, “Indians Playing Indian at the Midwestern Corn Palaces, 1892-2013,” was written with the late Pamela Simpson, a professor of art history at Washington and Lee University. In addition, Nygard’s review… Continue reading

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Professors, Students Present Research at WSA/WPSA Conference

Faculty and students from the Ripon College Politics and Government Department and the Sociology Department presented nine research papers at the joint annual meeting of the Wisconsin Sociological Association (WSA) and the Wisconsin Political Science Association (WPSA) on October 11, 2013. Marty Farrell, professor of Politics and Government, contributed two papers, “From the Sublime to the Ridiculous: Lessons Learned from… Continue reading

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Oblinger’s Work Exhibited in Indiana

Mollie Oblinger, assistant professor in the Ripon College department of art and art history, as well as director of the College’s Caestecker Gallery had her work added in June to “Sightlines” a collaborative exhibition between the Century Center and the South Bend Museum of Art featuring large artworks created by selected artists from the region. All artworks in the exhibition… Continue reading

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Young Published in Journal of Lie Theory

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Andrea Young recently had two articles published. “Ricci Yang-Mills Solitons on Nilpotent Lie Groups,” co-authored with Mike Jablonski, was published in the 2013 edition of the Journal of Lie Theory. According to Young, the article dealt with “special metrics (Ricci Yang-Mills solitons) on certain mathematical objects (nilpotent Lie groups). We use techniques from… 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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Katz Presents in Chicago

Associate Professor of Education Suzanne Katz presented a paper at the Free Minds Free People Conference in July in Chicago: “Creating Allies: Youth Theatre and Intercultural Dialogue.” This presentation looked at how the arts can be utilized to help students, aged 11-14, cross cultural divides and build artistic collaboration and lasting friendships. In addition, the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation recently… Continue reading

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