Current Ripon News

Milwaukee Symphony performing at Ripon College

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Wisconsin’s largest cultural organization, returns to Ripon College Sunday, Sept. 29, for its 41st appearance on campus as part of the Caestecker Fine Arts Series. The concert will begin at 3:15 p.m. in the J.M. Storzer Center. Selections will include “Overture to Guillaume Tell (William Tell),” by Gioachino Rossini; Suite No. 1 from “Peer Gynt,” Opus… Continue reading

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Colucci Weighs in on Syria Debate

In a U.S. News & World Report article posted on Sep.1, 2013, Lamont Colucci, Associate Professor of Politics and Government at Ripon College and coordinator of the National Security Studies program, called on the Obama administration “to develop a concrete and definitive plan for removing the Assad regime…” In the article, Colucci claims the necessity for military intervention is justified… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: José Miguel Alemán ’78 changes Panama through political activity

José Miguel Alemán ’78 of Panama City, Panama, spent much of his childhood in Washington, D.C., where his father, Roberto Alemán Zubieta, was a leading negotiator for the Robles-Johnson Treaties and later ambassador of Panama to the United States. Alemán earned a degree in politics and government from Ripon College and his juris doctor degree from Tulane University in Louisiana.… Continue reading

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13 for ’13: Pleiss Morris and Students Heading to Blackfriars

Ann Pleiss Morris, Assistant Professor of English at Ripon College, will be traveling with a group of five students to the Blackfriars Conference in Staunton, Virginia on October 23-27. Two of the Ripon College students on the trip will be presenting their own academic work at the conference. Amanda Finn ’14 will be presenting “Epicoene or Epicene: How Stage Directions… Continue reading

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Otis Featured on Seattle Public Radio

Professor Emeritus of Psychology Bob Otis was featured on Seattle’s NPR station KPLU in a story about the killer whales at San Juan Island, Washington. Otis has spent 24 summers on San Juan Island studying orca whales, often with Ripon College students, and discusses that experience and the human response to orcas as part of the radio story. Click HERE… Continue reading

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2013-14 Caestecker Series Announced

Ripon College has announced its lineup of guest artists for the 2013-14 season. The Caestecker Fine Arts Series: Videos and paintings by Joey Fauerso will be on view Sept. 13 to Oct. 17 in Caestecker Gallery. Fauerso will discuss her work at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 in the lobby. An opening reception will follow in the gallery. Fauerso’s work playfully… Continue reading

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