Current Ripon News

Tender drama ‘Rabbit Hole’ to run at Ripon College

“Rabbit Hole,” by David Lindsay-Abaire, the 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning play for drama, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 through 16 in Benstead Theatre, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Robert Amsden, professor of theatre, is directing the play about a family moving ahead with a tremendous burden of grief. The play’s witty dialogue… Continue reading

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Ripon College Receives $565,000 Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Ripon College has received a two-year, $565,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support four new faculty appointments in the Humanities and incorporate non-Western subject matter into the curriculum. The grant was made by the foundation’s Liberal Arts Colleges Program. “Ripon College is fortunate to have a first rate faculty that is fundamentally committed to teaching, research and… Continue reading

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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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