Current Ripon News

Singer to perform spirituals Feb. 6

Bass-baritone Frank Ward Jr. will present a voice recital, “An Evening of Spirituals,” Friday, Feb. 6, at Ripon College. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. It will be free and open to the public. Selections will include “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot,” “I’ve Been In De Storm,” “Nobody Knows de… Continue reading

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English course reorganized around social change

In my position at Ripon College, I teach courses with names like Major Author: Shakespeare and Foundations of English Literature — courses focused on the time-tested canon of early British literature. Yet, as a graduate student at the University of Iowa, I wrote a dissertation on the ways that some contemporary theater companies use Shakespeare’s plays to address issues of… Continue reading

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Oshkosh painter to exhibit work

“Signifiers and Imposters,” an exhibit of work by artist Trina May Smith, will be on view Jan. 30 through March 15 in the Caestecker Gallery, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. A talk by the artist will begin at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Rodman Center lobby. An opening reception will follow in the… Continue reading

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Brass Trio performs Jan. 30

V3NTO Brass Trio will perform Jan. 30 as part of the Chamber Music and Jazz at Ripon music series. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. Ticket information is available by calling 920-748-8126. This ensemble is dedicated to expanding the boundaries of the brass trio repertoire, including new works, Georgian… Continue reading

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Colucci on Islamic extremism

Lamont Colucci, associate professor and chair of politics and government and interim director of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College, wrote an opinion piece about Islamic extremism that was published by U.S. News & World Report. Click here to read the full article. In “This is War: The Obama Administration needs to stop fooling itself when… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Nathan Held ’14

Chapter 3: Exams, Friends, and Finding Home [Editor’s Note: Nathan Held ’14, Sophia Kaounas ’14, and Ariana Myers ’14 are writing rotating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] The fall semester of my first year at law school came to a quiet end on the… Continue reading

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