Current Ripon News

Life After Ripon: Jeremy Johnson ’12

Chapter 11: Wrapping Up the First Year of Grad School [Editor’s Note: Jeremy Johnson ’12 and Katlyn Lee ’12 are writing monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their own post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] As April drew to a close, so too did my first year of graduate studies. Thus far,… Continue reading

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Ripon College Choral Union to perform April 21

The Ripon College Choral Union will perform at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, April 21, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Admission to the concert is free. The theme of the concert is “War and Peace.” Selections include “He watching over Israel” from the oratorio “Elijah,” by Felix Mendelssohn; “Soldier, Soldier.” based on… Continue reading

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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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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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Amsden Presents Mask Workshop

Robert Amsden, Ripon College Professor of Theatre, presented a “Mask Improvisation Workshop” at the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival, Region 3, held January 8-13, 2013 at Saginaw Valley Stage University in Saginaw, Michigan. The workshop provided students with an introduction to mask work with beginning character masks; physical and mental centering that expands to working with movement centers; and character… Continue reading

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All the World’s a Stage – Ripon College Theatre Alumni

Ripon College has a long and distinguished history of nurturing love of the theater. Some students came to Ripon with that love already instilled in them. Some discovered it in College productions. Two of the most celebrated actors in film history, Spencer Tracy ’24 and Harrison Ford ’64, first lit up the stage as students at Ripon College. Highlighted here… Continue reading

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