Current Ripon News

Alumni Profile: Nancy Cox Carter ’66

When Nancy Cox Carter ’66 of Alfred, Maine, took the required “Western Civilization” course during her freshman year at Ripon College, she found an interest in history. “History is perfect for me because it encompasses all subjects—science, family life, commerce, military and wildlife,” she says. This led her to found North Wind Picture Archives (northwindpictures.com), a stock picture agency specializing… Continue reading

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Ripon College campaign reaches goal early, sets new heights

Thanks to generous support from alumni, parents and friends, Imagine Tomorrow, Ripon College’s five-year comprehensive campaign, achieved its initial goal of $50 million in January 2014, 18 months ahead of schedule. The college has decided to keep to its original timeline with an ending date of July 2015. For the remaining months of the campaign, the college will set out… Continue reading

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Mathematics & Computer Science Tests New Text

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is class-testing a new statistics textbook, Introduction to Statistical Investigations by Tintle et al, which teaches new techniques of randomization. “Randomization, in this context,” said Karl Beres, professor of math and computer science, “means answering statistical questions by using computer simulations, rather than abstract mathematical formulas.” Beres is serving as the liaison between… Continue reading

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Colucci in Washington Times, US News & World Report

Lamont Colucci, associate professor of politics and government and director of the national security studies program at Ripon College recently had a column appear in The Washington Times. In his column, “A day of reckoning over Iraq,” Colucci draws comparisons between the United States’ withdrawal from Iraq and the 1745 battle of Louisbourg in Canada. He considers the current ramifications… Continue reading

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Wallace Co-authors Articles, Textbook Chapter

Robert Wallace, professor of biology at Ripon College, recently presented and published a number of articles and has others currently in press. He is one of five authors who contributed to a presentation at a meeting of The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, “Coloniality in rotifers: Implications for survival and fitness,” in Austin, Texas in January. Wallace also contributed… Continue reading

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Paper, mixed-media works exhibited at Ripon College

“Situated Somewhere In-Between,” an exhibit of paper and mixed-media works by Mary Hark, will be displayed from Friday, Jan. 31, through Thursday, March 13, in Caestecker Gallery, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Hark, a professor in design studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an independent curator of textile and paper art exhibitions, will… Continue reading

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