Current Ripon News

Martin Presents at Chávez Symposium

Steve Martin, associate professor of communication at Ripon College, was a featured presenter at a recent symposium hosted by the Center for Democratic Deliberation and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at Penn State University in February. Martin presented “Remembering (and Forgetting) César Chávez: The Texas Board of Education’s Efforts to Erase Chávez from U.S. History.” The symposium was… Continue reading

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Alumni News: Cheryl Rofer ’63 Op-Ed

Ripon College alumna Cheryl Rofer ’63 had an opinion piece published in the February 27th edition of Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper. In her editorial, “Is Iran building a bomb? A nuclear scientist says we need to look closer,” Rofer examines the evidence available to the general public regarding Iran’s facilities and its ability to produce nuclear weapons. Rofer, who… Continue reading

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All the World’s a Stage – Ripon College Theatre Alumni

Ripon College has a long and distinguished history of nurturing love of the theater. Some students came to Ripon with that love already instilled in them. Some discovered it in College productions. Two of the most celebrated actors in film history, Spencer Tracy ’24 and Harrison Ford ’64, first lit up the stage as students at Ripon College. Highlighted here… Continue reading

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‘A Doll’s House’ performed in modern setting

Henrik Ibsen’s modern theatrical masterpiece, “A Doll’s House,” will be presented by the Ripon College Theatre Department from Wednesday, Feb. 27, through Saturday, March 2, at Benstead Theatre on the Ripon College campus. Shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. each evening. Tickets are free, but reservations are recommended by calling 748-8791. In this play that shook the world, the setting… Continue reading

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Men’s Basketball Coach Featured

As Ripon College’s men’s basketball team prepares for their Midwest Conference Tournament game on Friday, February 22 at St. Norbert College, the Green Bay Press Gazette offers a column about Red Hawks head coach Ryan Kane. Kane left a business career in Chicago to pursue his passion, basketball, and has found success in his first year as head coach at… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Frank Lockwood ’65

Whether international or domestic, off-campus study programs are an attractive option for Ripon College students, providing opportunities that are bound to change their view of the world. In the summer of 1963, that opportunity came through the Midwest Conference for Frank “Frenchie” Lockwood ’65, now of Sylva, N.C., and Karen Glatfelter Fegley ’64, now of Vero Beach, Fla. They joined… Continue reading

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