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Ripon Summer Players Present The 39 Steps

Take the first step to laughter and fun by attending the Ripon Summer Players’ production of The 39 Steps. This play began its life as a spy novel and in 1937 became the first big movie hit for Alfred Hitchcock. The Tony award winning version of The 39 Steps is different, mixing Hitchcock with a dash of Monty Python humor… Continue reading

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Salas creating mural in downtown Ripon

A mural project in downtown Ripon, designed to create a sense of community while also reflecting on recent events, is scheduled to begin May 13. Rafael Francisco Salas, associate professor of art at Ripon College, created and will paint the artwork. The mural will be painted on the south wall of 214 Watson St., owned by Farrell’s Fine Furnishings. Work… Continue reading

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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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