Current Ripon News

Bicycling for Earth Week and Beyond

As Ripon College continues to celebrate Earth Week, Ric Damm, head coach of the Red Hawks cycling team, is encouraging Ripon faculty, staff, students and alumni to carry the momentum of the cause throughout the summer by riding a bicycle. According to Damm, the 2013 National Bike Challenge is a free and fun program to help people across the United… Continue reading

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Ripon College Jazz Ensemble features guest performer

The Ripon College Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. Jose Encarnacion will be the guest performer. Encarnación teaches jazz improvisation, small jazz groups and applied jazz saxophone at the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music in Appleton. He has performed jazz, salsa and Latin music with the… 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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Ripon College presents one-act play festival

The Ripon College Theatre Department will present the Student-Directed One Act Play Festival April 11 through 13 in Benstead Theater, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. all three days. Plays to be performed Thursday are “Words, Words, Words,” by David Ives; “Mars Needs Women, But Not As Much As… Continue reading

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Bennett ’65 to Be Honored at Final Four

Wisconsin Coaching Legend and Ripon College Alumnus Dick Bennett ’65 will be honored with the Coach Wooden “Keys to Life” Award at the 17th Annual Legends of the Hardwood Breakfast held in conjunction with the NCAA Final Four Tournament in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6. The event is hosted by Athletes in Action and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. The presenting… 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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