Current Ripon News

Historian and Foreign Policy Analyst Max Boot to Present at Ripon College

On November 6, 2013, the International Relations Club of Ripon College will be sponsoring a presentation by Max Boot, one of America’s leading military historians and foreign policy analysts. The presentation will take place at 4:30 PM in Harwood Memorial Union’s Great Hall. Boot currently serves as the Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow in National Security Studies at the Council… Continue reading

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Gary Yerkey ’66 tells story of historic civil rights march

The 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights march had a tremendous impact on the history of the United States, as well as a direct personal impact on Ripon College. A new book by Gary Yerkey ’66 of Washington, D.C., details his participation in the march along with a small group of other Ripon College students and the Rev. Jerry Thompson, then chaplain… Continue reading

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Ripon College exhibit explores identity, history

Selections of artwork by Jessica Wimbley will be exhibited Nov. 8 through Dec. 5 in Caestecker Gallery, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, at Ripon College. The artist will speak about her work in the center lobby at 7 p.m. on Nov. 8. An opening reception in the gallery will follow the talk. Wimbley’s work investigates the concepts of identity,… Continue reading

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Ripon College violinist to present recital

Kyle Szabo, assistant professor of music at Ripon College, will present a faculty violin recital at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10. The recital will be presented in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Pianist Nathan Birkholz will accompany Szabo. Composers of selected works will include Beethoven, Brahms and Philip Glass. The recital… Continue reading

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Alumna cooks up some national exposure

Karen McCoy Tack ’84 of Riverside, Conn., who has written several cupcake- and cake-decorating books available on amazon.com, received national exposure recently when she created a birthday cake for Kathy Lee Gifford’s 60th birthday on the “Today” television show. Karen shows the cake in stages on her blog. A video from the program, showing Tack judging a decorating contest between… Continue reading

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Poet Laureate of Wisconsin reads at Ripon College

Max Garland, Poet Laureate of Wisconsin, will read from his works at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in the North Reading Room of Lane Library on the Ripon College campus. The reading is free and open to the public. A reception and book signing will follow. As Wisconsin’s Poet Laureate, Garland hopes to “reach out to those who may feel… Continue reading

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