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Willoughby, Reisbick ‘14 Published in Nature Protocols Exchange

Patrick Willoughby, assistant professor of chemistry at Ripon College, co-authored an article with Ripon College senior Spencer Reisbick in Nature Protocols Exchange. Their work, “Generation of Gaussian 09 Input Files for the Computation of 1H and 13C NMR Chemical Shifts of Structures from a Spartan’14 Conformational Search” details a modified protocol for conducting computational chemistry research that they developed in… Continue reading

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Schoofs Weighs In On Minimum Wage Increase

Paul Schoofs, Patricia Parker Francis Professor of Economics at Ripon College, is quoted in an article in the Green Bay Press Gazette about whether or not the minimum wage in the United States should be increased. The article examines the issue from a wide variety of perspectives. Schoofs discusses the disparity in cost of living in different portions of the… Continue reading

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Colucci Writes on NATO 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 has penned a column, “6 Reforms NATO Needs to Meet 21st Century Challenges,” for U.S. News & World Report. In it, Colucci argues that NATO needs to shift its tactics from the defensive nature of its founding. He writes, “A shield… Continue reading

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Lamont Colucci Named Interim Director of New Politics Center at Ripon College

Ripon College announced today that Lamont Colucci will serve as the Interim Director of the Center for Politics and the People, a newly launched initiative designed to promote constructive political debate on campus and in the larger community. Colucci is Associate Professor and Chairman of the Politics and Government Department at Ripon College, and coordinates the College’s National Security Studies… Continue reading

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2014 Awards Convocation

Ripon College honored outstanding members of its student body, faculty and staff at its 2014 Awards Convocation Wednesday, April 23. The Awards Convocation is one of the major ceremonials held by the College each year. Honored students were: Achievement Award in Anthropology: Elise N. D’Alessandro Achievement Award in Art: Kevin T. Whiteneir Jr. Beta Beta Beta Award: Allison M. Schmidt… Continue reading

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Young’s Article Named “Maths Article of the Week”

Andrea Young, assistant professor of mathematics and computer science at Ripon College, had her work selected by the Taylor & Francis Group as the “Mathematics & Statistics Journals Article of the Week.” Her article, “Improvisation in the Mathematics Classroom,” was originally published in May 2013 in Primus: Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies. You can find the notice… Continue reading

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