Current Ripon News

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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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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Ripon Run/Walk Set for May

The ninth annual Ripon College/Ripon Community (RC2) Run/Walk is set for Saturday, May 4. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. with races starting at 8 a.m. Ripon Medical Center is returning as the event sponsor again this year, enabling race staff to offer electronic chip timing to the race. All proceeds support projects that help build the lives of Ripon children… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon: Katlyn Lee ’12

Chapter 9: Can More Be Too Much? [Editor’s Note: Katlyn Lee ’12 and Jeremy Johnson ’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!] March 1, 2013 Dear Journal, Maybe you’ve seen the commercials on TV recently that center around a well-dressed man sitting… 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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