Student News

Killer Whales – The Element of Surprise

Note: A number of students will be dropping us notes from around the world as they participate in Ripon College’s Liberal Arts In Focus program at the start of this summer. Sara Heitkamp ’14 just graduated from Ripon with a major in psychology and a minor in business management. Her blog post arrives from San Juan Island, Washington where she… Continue reading

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Commencement Speakers: Nine Tweets and a Selfie

“The New Media,” digital technology that has altered the way we perceive our world, was spotlighted at the 148th Ripon College Commencement, held Sunday on the Ripon College campus. David Plotz and Hanna Rosin of the online magazine Slate were Commencement speakers and honorary degree recipients. They offered an address in nine tweets and one selfie. “It is somewhat hilarious… 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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Student Profile: London Mosher ’16

Whether onstage or offstage, London Mosher ’16 of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, is certain to dress the part. Mosher makes dresses for prom, for Halloween costumes and, mostly, just for fun. She wears her dresses around campus on most Fridays because they have become her college identity, she says. “I have approximately 60 or 70 dresses — most of them for… 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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One-Act Play Festival To Run April 16-18

The Student Directed One-Act Play Festival runs Wednesday, April 16 through Friday, April 18 at Ripon College, with performances starting at 7:30 p.m. in Benstead Theatre, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. Selections include “Come Rain or Come Shine,” directed by Dan Miles ’14 of Milwaukee, Wis.; “Babel’s in Arms,” directed by Kally Gagnon ’14 of Mount Horeb, Wis.; “Slop… Continue reading

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