Current Ripon News

Collegium Musicum performs April 25

The Ripon College Collegium Musicum, a mixed-voice chamber group that specializes in performing music written before 1750, will perform “Songs of the Sea” Friday, April 25. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Admission is free. Sarah Kraaz, professor of music, directs the ensemble. Selections… Continue reading

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Ripon College Orchestra performs April 27

The Ripon College Orchestra will present its final concert of the season at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, April 27. The concert will be presented in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Admission is free. Selections will be by Ralph Vaughan-Williams, Maurice Ravel and Johannes Brahms. Kyle Szabo, assistant professor of music, directs the… Continue reading

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Colucci Writes on NATO and Ukraine 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 posted his most recent column in U.S. News & World Report about the United States’ relationship with NATO, NATO’s overall mission, and the role NATO should play in the ongoing confrontation between Ukraine and Russia. To read his entire column, visit… Continue reading

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Ripon Summer Players sets auditions for 18th season

Hitchcock meets hilarious when the Ripon Summer Players present the wonderfully theatrical spy spoof, “The 39 Steps.” Open auditions and crew call for this Tony Award-winning comedy will be held Tuesday, April 22, and Thursday, April 24, from 7- 9 PM in Benstead Theatre, Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. No prior acting or technical theatre… Continue reading

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Smith, Students Present at Religion Conference

Ripon College Professor Brian Smith, Charles and Joan Van Zoeren Chair in Religion, Ethics, and Values, made a presentation at the Spring Conference of the American Academy of Religion’s Midwest Region at Ohio Northern University on April 4 and 5. Smith’s paper was titled, “Ambiguous Prophetic Role of the Catholic Church Under Authoritarian Regimes: The Chilean Bishops’ Response to the… Continue reading

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Art Faculty in the News

Rafael Salas, associate professor of art at Ripon College, recently authored a review in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel of “Magic Mud: Masterworks in Clay from RAM’s Collection,” an exhibit currently showing at Racine Art Museum. Salas, a painter and a regular contributor to the Journal Sentinel’s Art City section, writes that the exhibit displays, “a curatorial gravity that is both… Continue reading

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