Faculty News

Young Published in Journal of Lie Theory

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Andrea Young recently had two articles published. “Ricci Yang-Mills Solitons on Nilpotent Lie Groups,” co-authored with Mike Jablonski, was published in the 2013 edition of the Journal of Lie Theory. According to Young, the article dealt with “special metrics (Ricci Yang-Mills solitons) on certain mathematical objects (nilpotent Lie groups). We use techniques from… Continue reading

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Unger Named Managing Editor of Legacy

Mary Unger, Ripon College Assistant Professor of English, has been named the Managing Editor of Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers. Legacy is published by the University of Nebraska Press and according to its website is the “only scholarly journal to focus specifically on American women’s writings from the 17th through early 20th century.” The journal prides itself on… Continue reading

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Katz Presents in Chicago

Associate Professor of Education Suzanne Katz presented a paper at the Free Minds Free People Conference in July in Chicago: “Creating Allies: Youth Theatre and Intercultural Dialogue.” This presentation looked at how the arts can be utilized to help students, aged 11-14, cross cultural divides and build artistic collaboration and lasting friendships. In addition, the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation recently… Continue reading

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Byron, Former Students Author Article

Colleen Byron, Professor of Chemistry at Ripon College, was part of a team that published “Secondary Coenzyme Q10 Deficiency and Oxidative Stress in Cultured Fibroblasts from Patients with Riboflavin Responsive Multiple Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenation Deficiency” in the May 31, 2013 edition of Human Molecular Genetics. She collaborated on the work with the late F.E. Frerman of the University of Colorado Health… Continue reading

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Anthropology talks open to the public at Ripon library

Globalization and cross-cultural differences in family structure will be addressed in talks this fall at the Ripon Public Library. Emily Stovel, chair of the anthropology department and coordinator of the Museum Studies Program at Ripon College, will be the speaker. The talks are aimed at broadening the learning community in the Ripon area. They are free and open to the… Continue reading

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Messitte Op-Ed: Time for Washington Redskins to rethink name

Ripon College President Zach Messitte penned an opinion piece titled “Time to rethink Redskins name” that appeared in the September 9, 2013 edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In the piece, Messitte, a Washington D.C. transplant and professed fan of the Washington NFL team, discusses the NFL’s path forward and the difficulties inherent in a name change. He also examines… Continue reading

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