Faculty News

Beres in Natural Areas Journal

Karl Beres, professor of math and computer science, had a book review published in the most recent volume of Natural Areas Journal, a journal produced by the Natural Areas Association, an organization that, “informs, unites, and supports persons engaged in identifying, protecting, managing, and studying natural areas and biological diversity across landscapes and ecosystems.” Beres reviewed In the Memory of… Continue reading

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Oblinger’s Work to Appear in Cincinnati Group Exhibit

Mollie Oblinger, associate professor of art at Ripon College, will have her work featured in a group exhibit at the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) in Cincinnati. The exhibit, “Shall I tell you the secret of the whole world? Painting, Parody & Disguise,” will run March 29 – July 26, 2014 and is curated by Cincinnati-based artist Michael Stillion. According to… Continue reading

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Mathematics & Computer Science Tests New Text

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is class-testing a new statistics textbook, Introduction to Statistical Investigations by Tintle et al, which teaches new techniques of randomization. “Randomization, in this context,” said Karl Beres, professor of math and computer science, “means answering statistical questions by using computer simulations, rather than abstract mathematical formulas.” Beres is serving as the liaison between… Continue reading

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Colucci in Washington Times, US News & World Report

Lamont Colucci, associate professor of politics and government and director of the national security studies program at Ripon College recently had a column appear in The Washington Times. In his column, “A day of reckoning over Iraq,” Colucci draws comparisons between the United States’ withdrawal from Iraq and the 1745 battle of Louisbourg in Canada. He considers the current ramifications… Continue reading

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Wallace Co-authors Articles, Textbook Chapter

Robert Wallace, professor of biology at Ripon College, recently presented and published a number of articles and has others currently in press. He is one of five authors who contributed to a presentation at a meeting of The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, “Coloniality in rotifers: Implications for survival and fitness,” in Austin, Texas in January. Wallace also contributed… Continue reading

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Some Contributes Chapter to New Book

Touorouzou Herve Some, assistant professor of educational studies at Ripon College, contributed a chapter to a recently published book:Indigenous Discourses on Knowledge and Development in Africa edited by Edward Shizha & Ali A. Abdi and published by Routledge. Some’s chapter, “A Diploma for a Debt: Students’ Perceptions of their Student Loan Program in Burkina Faso,” is constructed around a study… Continue reading

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