Current Ripon News

Schoofs Weighs In On Minimum Wage Increase

Paul Schoofs, Patricia Parker Francis Professor of Economics at Ripon College, is quoted in an article in the Green Bay Press Gazette about whether or not the minimum wage in the United States should be increased. The article examines the issue from a wide variety of perspectives. Schoofs discusses the disparity in cost of living in different portions of the… Continue reading

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Colucci Writes on NATO in U.S. News & World Report

Lamont Colucci, associate professor of politics and government and director of the national security studies program at Ripon College has penned a column, “6 Reforms NATO Needs to Meet 21st Century Challenges,” for U.S. News & World Report. In it, Colucci argues that NATO needs to shift its tactics from the defensive nature of its founding. He writes, “A shield… Continue reading

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Student Profile: London Mosher ’16

Whether onstage or offstage, London Mosher ’16 of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, is certain to dress the part. Mosher makes dresses for prom, for Halloween costumes and, mostly, just for fun. She wears her dresses around campus on most Fridays because they have become her college identity, she says. “I have approximately 60 or 70 dresses — most of them for… Continue reading

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Lamont Colucci Named Interim Director of New Politics Center at Ripon College

Ripon College announced today that Lamont Colucci will serve as the Interim Director of the Center for Politics and the People, a newly launched initiative designed to promote constructive political debate on campus and in the larger community. Colucci is Associate Professor and Chairman of the Politics and Government Department at Ripon College, and coordinates the College’s National Security Studies… Continue reading

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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Reflects on Service

Having a passion for the work one does and the ability to stick to a goal are ideals promoted by Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett when he spoke Friday at Ripon College. Barrett’s talk was the second of three inaugural events scheduled for the College’s new Center for Politics and the People. “I consider this a very exciting time for you,”… Continue reading

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2014 Awards Convocation

Ripon College honored outstanding members of its student body, faculty and staff at its 2014 Awards Convocation Wednesday, April 23. The Awards Convocation is one of the major ceremonials held by the College each year. Honored students were: Achievement Award in Anthropology: Elise N. D’Alessandro Achievement Award in Art: Kevin T. Whiteneir Jr. Beta Beta Beta Award: Allison M. Schmidt… Continue reading

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