Current Ripon News

Colucci: An oil boom is a power boon

Lamont Colucci, associate professor and chair of politics and government and interim director of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College, posted his most recent opinion column on the U.S. News & World Report website about how the U.S. oil revolution could lead to a titanic shift in national security policy. “However, this energy issue has been… Continue reading

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Bockelman receives NEH fellowship for research on Argentine history

Associate Professor of History Brian Bockelman has received a prestigious fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support his research and writing on the history of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The fellowship provides a stipend of $50,400 over the course of 12 months for Bockelman to pursue his project, titled “’Down with the Palms of the Plaza!': How a… Continue reading

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Orchestra to perform Sunday, Dec. 7

The Ripon College Orchestra will perform at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, December 7, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. Admission is free and open to the public. The ensemble is conducted by Kyle Szabo, assistant professor of music. Selections will include Allegro marcato from Symphony No. 2 in A minor, Op. 55, by Camille Saint-Saëns; “Capriol Suite,”… Continue reading

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Choral Union performs Dec. 5

The Ripon College Choral Union ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. Admission is free and open to the public. The conductor is John C. Hughes, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities at Ripon College. Maria Kaiser Dietrich will be featured as pianist. The program… Continue reading

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John Harper to address Cold War foreign policy of George Kennan

Dr. John Harper, professor of American Foreign Policy at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), will speak at 4:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, in East Hall Little Theater on the Ripon College campus. All are invited to attend, and refreshments will be served. The subject of Harper’s talk is “The Outsider as Insider: George Kennan’s Attempt to… Continue reading

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Native American teachings as a path to peace

Sammy Rangel will present a talk, “Native American Teachings as a Path to Peace,” Dec. 2 at Ripon College. The talk will begin at 7 p.m. in Bear Auditorium, Farr Hall of Science. It is free and open to the public. Incarcerated for more than 15 years, Rangel found his own path to peace and freedom when he began studying… Continue reading

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