Current Ripon News

Smith Published in “Mensaje”

Ripon College Professor Brian Smith, the Charles and Joan Van Zoeren Chair in Religion, Ethics and Values, published an article in the September issue of Mensaje, a Chilean Jesuit monthly magazine. The article, “Los Obispos Y El Golpe, Años 1973-1975,” addressed the reaction of the Chilean Catholic bishops to the military coup of 1973. The September issue of Mensaje commemorated… Continue reading

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Scott Presents on Methodist Missionaries

David Scott, the Pieper Family Foundation Chair in Servant-Leadership, gave two presentations at conferences this Spring. On April 14, he presented “Methodists in Malaysia and the Making of the Global World” at ASIANetworks in Nashville, Tenn. “This presentation,” he says, “summarizing from my dissertation work, argues that Methodist Missionaries to Malaysia at the turn of the twentieth century helped form… Continue reading

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Head of Milwaukee Jewish Federation to address current anti-Semitism

Hannah Rosenthal, president and CEO of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation and daughter of a Holocaust survivor, will deliver a public talk, “Rising Anti-Semitism: It’s Real” on Tuesday, April 16, on the Ripon College campus. The presentation will begin at 4 p.m. in East Hall Little Theater. A reception will follow in Wensink Lounge in East Hall. Rosenthal’s father was a… 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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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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