Current Ripon News

Department of Communication Recognized as Best in the U.S.

The Ripon College Department of Communication has been notified that it will receive the prestigious 2014 Rex Mix Program of Excellence Award from the National Communication Association (NCA). The award will be presented at the NCA’s annual convention in Chicago, Illinois, Nov. 22. Each year, the Program of Excellence Award recognizes one undergraduate department of communication for overall excellence above… Continue reading

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Schatzinger Published in New Civic Literacy Journal

Henrik Schatzinger, assistant professor of politics and government at Ripon College, co-published an article in the inaugural edition of the Journal of Civic Literacy with Aaron Dusso, assistant professor of political science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The article, “Bridging Versus Bonding Social Capital: Explaining the Content of Anti-Patriot Resolutions”, explores the ways in which social capital – the collective… Continue reading

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Alumnus to address ethics, communication

Contemporary moral argument will be addressed in a talk Oct. 7 by 1985 Ripon College graduate Trevor Parry-Giles. “The Rhetorical Lives and Times of The Manchurian Candidate: Tracing a Cold War Political Trope in Contemporary Moral Argument” will begin at 4:15 p.m. in the North Reading Room of Lane Library on the Ripon College campus. The presentation is the keynote… Continue reading

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Ripon to host diversity conference with area higher ed institutions

“Understanding Socioeconomic Inequality,” a free conference, will be held Oct. 16 by the four higher education institutions of Fond du Lac County — Ripon College, Marian University, Moraine Park Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac. The institutions collaborate on events supporting diversity and inclusion. The October conference will feature keynote speaker Terie Dreussi- Smith, co-author of “Bridges… Continue reading

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Congressional candidate Mark Harris to speak Oct. 1 at Ripon College

Mark Harris of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the Democratic nominee for Congress for the sixth congressional district, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 1 on the Ripon College campus. The talk will be in Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union, and is presented through the Center for Politics and the People. The center seeks to promote constructive political debate by informing students, the… Continue reading

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Ripon College Receives $1 Million Gift to Endow Professorship in Economics

A $1 million dollar gift has been made to Ripon College by Robert and Joan Murray to establish a new endowed professorship in economics. The gift is a tribute “to honor my father, a long-time trustee of the College, and my mother with a gift to the institution of higher learning that meant so much to them and was so… Continue reading

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