Current Ripon News

Messitte discusses intelligence oversight in Sun-Times

In an opinion editorial published in the Chicago Sun-Times titled “Going after the CIA’s new family jewels,” Ripon College President Zach Messitte argues for a fundamental shift in intelligence oversight “that better informs the public and conforms U.S. policy to U.S. values.” The op-ed, co-authored by DC lawyer David Halperin, is in response to public comments made in March by… Continue reading

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Guitar recital set for March 29 at Ripon College

A senior guitar recital presented by Donald Malchow of Ripon will begin at 3:15 p.m. Saturday, March 29, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, at Ripon College. Admission to the recital is free. Malchow will perform the following works from the Renaissance, Baroque, classical and 20th-century eras: “Diferencias sobre ‘Guárdame las vacas,” by Luys de Narváez;… Continue reading

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Renowned pianist Irena Koblar to speak, perform at Ripon College

A lecture/discussion and piano concert by guest Slovenian artist Irena Koblar will be presented in April at Ripon College. The talk, “Imperfection/Perfection: The Future of Classical Music,” will run from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in Room 147, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. The talk will be followed by a period of… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Jessie Lillis ’13

Chapter 5: Advice [Editor’s Note: Jessie Lillis ’13, Elizabeth Brown ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’13, and Amy Browender ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] When you’re getting ready to graduate from college, everyone has tons of advice for you. Some of that… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Elizabeth Brown ’13

Chapter 5: Routines and Jobs [Editor’s Note: Elizabeth Brown ’13, Jessie Lillis ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’13, and Amy Browender ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] It is now about 1.5 months into my second semester. Classes are interesting, educating, and more… Continue reading

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Student Profile: Matthew Schmidt ‘14

Students gain valuable work experience from internships, and contacts can be made in a variety of ways. For Matthew Schmidt ’14, of Neenah, Wis., the opportunity to intern came in a completely unexpected way – social media. In spring 2012, Schmidt was approached by Oshkosh Corp. on the social networking site LinkedIn. “They came across my profile on LinkedIn (an… Continue reading

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