Current Ripon News

Colucci Addresses 30th Anniversary of Able Archer 83

Lamont Colucci, associate professor of politics at Ripon College, has an opinion piece on the website of U.S. News & World Report. “Failing to Plan for War Causes More War” addresses the 30th anniversary of the “Able Archer 83” exercise, a NATO exercise that determined NATO forces, even if they employed chemical weapons, would fail to blunt a conventional Soviet… Continue reading

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Ripon Ethics Bowl Team Heading to Nationals, Again

Ripon College won the Upper Midwest Regional Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl competition at the Illinois Institute of Technology on Saturday, November 23, 2013. This secures for them a spot at the National Ethics Bowl to be held Feb. 26-28 at Stetson University in DeLand, Fla. The undefeated championship team consists of SOPHIA KAOUNAS ’14 of Brookings, S.D.; CONNOR CUMMISKEY ’16 of… Continue reading

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Jazz Ensemble to Perform

The Ripon College Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts on the Ripon College campus. Kurt Dietrich Professor of Music and Barbara Baldwin DeFrees Chair in the Performing Arts, will be directing. The concert is free and open to the public. The program will feature blues, rock… Continue reading

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McNair Scholar Studies Childhood Obesity

The effects of socioeconomic status (SES) on childhood obesity is the focus of research recently undertaken by Max Roy ’14 of Fredonia, Wis. The exercise science major participates in Ripon College’s Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program, which helps prepare first-generation, low-income and racially underrepresented students for graduate school and the attainment of doctorate degrees. He spent the summer of… Continue reading

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Alum to be Honored at White House

Brian Walsh ’97 of Port Angeles, Wash., will be honored as a Champion of Change at the White House on Nov. 21, 2013. The Champion of Change program honors Americans “doing extraordinary things in their communities to out-innovate, out-educate and out-build the rest of the world.” Walsh is one of 10 professionals being honored for taking creative approaches in using… Continue reading

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Mr. Ripon Pageant Enters Seventh Year in Support of Huntington’s Disease

For the seventh year in a row, the Applied Communication class at Ripon College is putting on an extravagant “man pageant” in support of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA). The 2013 Mr. Ripon pageant will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, in Great Hall. Over the past seven years, the Mr. Ripon pageant has raised more… Continue reading

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