Faculty News

Colucci Writes on Asia in U.S. News & World Report

Lamont Colucci, associate professor of politics and government and director of the national security studies program at Ripon College recently penned two columns for U.S. News & World Report that related to the United States’ involvement in Asia. His February 27 column, “Horror on Our Watch,” compared conditions in North Korea to atrocities committed in Poland, the Soviet Union, and… Continue reading

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Stovel to Present on South American Archaeology

Emily Stovel, associate professor of anthropology at Ripon College, will present a public talk, “Deserts and Temples: Working in South American Archaeology,” on Monday, March 3 at the Ripon Public Library. The talk will begin at 6 p.m. in the Silver Creek Room. Stovel recently returned from a two-year leave from the college during which she had a fellowship at… Continue reading

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Willoughby, Jansma ’06 Published in Nature Protocols

Patrick Willoughby, assistant professor of chemistry at Ripon College, co-authored an article that appeared in the most recent volume of Nature Protocols. The article, “A Guide to Small-Molecule Structure Assignment Through Computation of (1H and 13C) NMR Chemical Shifts,” was co-authored with a Ripon Alumnus, Matt Jansma ’06, and is based off of the work the two conducted in the… Continue reading

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Lane Library Announces Off-Campus Access to Electronic Resources

Ripon College’s Lane Library recently announced the launch of off-campus access for library electronic resources for all Ripon students, faculty and staff. A new proxy server is up and running to provide access to everything from databases to hard-to-find books via interlibrary loan. Research through Lane Library is now available everywhere, from coffee shops in downtown Ripon to a study… Continue reading

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Warm Wisconsin musical presented by Ripon College

A wonderful and award-winning Wisconsin musical, “The Spitfire Grill,” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. March 5 through 8 by the Ripon College theatre and music departments. Performances will be in Benstead Theatre, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Tickets are free, but reservations are recommended and may be made by calling 748-8791. The musical… Continue reading

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Messitte Reflects on Films and Academic Inquiry in L.A. Times

Ripon College President Zach Messitte penned an opinion piece that appears in today’s Los Angeles Times. The piece, “History lessons, with popcorn, for America’s undergraduates,” appears in advance of the Academy Awards next month. Messitte, who also teaches in Ripon’s Department of Politics and Government, reflects on the importance of the movies in the classroom and their ability to, “inspire… Continue reading

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