Current Ripon News

Silver Tells Ripon Graduates to Reflect on Their Midwestern Values

Midwestern values will help Ripon College’s graduating seniors as they move forward and make decisions in today’s uncertain world, said commencement keynote speaker Nate Silver, a writer and statistician with The New York Times. He received an honorary doctor of science degree from Ripon. “It’s a tremendous honor to receive this degree and to be here with all of you… Continue reading

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(Video) ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

The Fox Valley Senior Army Battalion held their 2013 Spring Commissioning Ceremony on the Ripon College Campus on May 10, 2013. You can watch a short compilation of the event below. The commissionees are: Michael Angelo Cacciotti, Samuel Jose Carbajal, Andrew James Miller, and Murray Joseph Stoffa.

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Mlodzik in U.S. News & World Report

Ripon College Dean of Admission, Leigh Mlodzik, was featured in a U.S. News & World Report article about college applicants still making their decision late in the college search process. The article discusses some of the remaining options for undecided students and the availability of financial aid and housing for late-decision students. Mlodzik says, “”We see all types of students… Continue reading

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English professor receives NEH Grant to Study Modernism

Mary Unger, assistant professor of English at Ripon College, will join a group of twenty-five college and university professors taking part in the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholars four-week institute on “Making Modernism: Literature and Culture in Twentieth-Century Chicago, 1893-1955.” Unger will receive a $3,300 stipend to help cover the travel costs, books and other research expenses, and… Continue reading

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Stovel Publishes “Concepts of Ethnicity and Culture in Andean Archaeology”

“Concepts of Ethnicity and Culture in Andean Archaeology,” by Emily M. Stovel, associate professor of anthropology, was published in the March 2013 issue of “Latin American Antiquity,” published by the Society for American Archaeology. Although Andean archaeology has long used the term “ethnic” to refer to human groups, new understandings of ethnicity have injected less static understandings of contextualized identity… Continue reading

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Ripon College Launches New Center for Social Responsibility, Academic Programming

Ripon College has announced the creation of a new Center for Social Responsibility to provide innovative space for students, faculty, staff and the community to examine and experience service, ethics, leadership and social innovation and entrepreneurship.. The Center combines the best of existing programming, and formalizes the curricular role of community engagement, service learning, social entrepreneurship and interdisciplinary studies in… Continue reading

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