Current Ripon News

Some Contributes Chapter to New Book

Touorouzou Herve Some, assistant professor of educational studies at Ripon College, contributed a chapter to a recently published book:Indigenous Discourses on Knowledge and Development in Africa edited by Edward Shizha & Ali A. Abdi and published by Routledge. Some’s chapter, “A Diploma for a Debt: Students’ Perceptions of their Student Loan Program in Burkina Faso,” is constructed around a study… Continue reading

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Farrell to Present on Social Transformation in China

Martin Farrell, professor of politics and government and coordinator of the global studies program at Ripon College, will be presenting a paper entitled “Witnessing the Greatest Peacetime Social Transformation in Human History: Personal and Professional Reflections on Thirty-Two Years of Study and Travel in the People’’s Republic of China” at the 20th national conference of the Asian Studies Development Program… Continue reading

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Founders’ Day Re-Scheduled

Ripon College’s Founders’ Day celebration, originally scheduled for January 28 has been re-scheduled due to inclement weather. The new date and location for the Founders’ Day program is Tuesday, February 18, in the Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. The event will start at 11:15 a.m. As part of this year’s celebration, the Founders’ Day award will… Continue reading

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Medical Doctors Debate Ethics of Caring for the Dying, Feb. 7

Drs. Paul Hutchison and Sean Smith of Northwestern Medical Center in Chicago will take part in a series of classroom discussions on the ethical challenges faced in caring for the dying, on Friday, Feb. 7, at Ripon College. The doctors will be guest lecturers in two courses: “Biology Senior Seminar,” from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Farr Hall Rm.… Continue reading

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Clark Explores Auctions from Sociological Perspective

Associate Professor and Chair of the Sociology Department Jacqueline Clark traces her current interest in auctions as far back as childhood trips with her mother and her mother’s friend to yard sales. She also went on jaunts with her grandfather to flea markets. In graduate school, she re-sold items on eBay for extra spending money, and that is also when… Continue reading

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Stovel Organizes International Workshop

In November 2013, Emily Stovel, associate professor and chair of the Ripon College anthropology department, organized a large multinational workshop in Mendoza, Argentina with the top specialists in South-Central Andean archaeological ceramic analysis. Experts from Germany, the United States, Bolivia, Argentina, and Chile attended the workshop and worked towards a number of common objectives. An overarching goal was to evaluate… Continue reading

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