Current Ripon News

Kraaz Examines Connections between Music and Art

A semester as a visiting affiliated scholar in Florence, Italy, has led to a new research subject for Sarah Kraaz, professor of music, chair of the department, and College organist. She will present results from that research with “Music for the Queen of Heaven in 15th Century Italian Paintings” at the Southeast College Art Conference in Sarasota, Florida, in October.… Continue reading

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Politics Center Announces Two Student Contests

The Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College has announced two contests for current students to earn cash and/or a Bookstore gift card. Logo Design Contest Prize: $100 cash prize Deadline: 11:59 PM on Friday, 17 October 2014 Contest Details: Ripon College students are invited to submit their proposed designs for a logo for the Center for Politics… Continue reading

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Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra returns for free concert, Oct. 5

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra returns to Ripon College Sunday, Oct. 5, for its 42nd annual appearance on campus. Presented each year as part of the College’s Caestecker Fine Arts Series, admission to this year’s performance will be free as a thank-you to the greater Ripon community for its continued support of the College’s musical programming. The performance will begin at… Continue reading

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Department of Communication Recognized as Best in the U.S.

The Ripon College Department of Communication received the prestigious 2014 Rex Mix Program of Excellence Award from the National Communication Association (NCA) at the NCA’s annual convention in Chicago, Illinois, Nov. 22. Each year, the Program of Excellence Award recognizes one undergraduate department of communication for overall excellence above all others in curriculum, program quality, course design and special programs.… Continue reading

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Schatzinger Published in New Civic Literacy Journal

Henrik Schatzinger, assistant professor of politics and government at Ripon College, co-published an article in the inaugural edition of the Journal of Civic Literacy with Aaron Dusso, assistant professor of political science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The article, “Bridging Versus Bonding Social Capital: Explaining the Content of Anti-Patriot Resolutions”, explores the ways in which social capital – the collective… Continue reading

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Alumnus to address ethics, communication

Contemporary moral argument will be addressed in a talk Oct. 7 by 1985 Ripon College graduate Trevor Parry-Giles. “The Rhetorical Lives and Times of The Manchurian Candidate: Tracing a Cold War Political Trope in Contemporary Moral Argument” will begin at 4:15 p.m. in the North Reading Room of Lane Library on the Ripon College campus. The presentation is the keynote… Continue reading

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