Current Ripon News

Willoughby Article in Nature

Patrick Willoughby, Ripon College Assistant Professor of Chemistry, was part of a group of researchers from the University of Minnesota who published an article in the most recent edition of Nature. The article, “Alkane desaturation by concerted double hydrogen atom transfer to benzyne” reports on “… a desaturation reaction of simple, unactivated alkanes that is mechanistically unique.” The work, authored… Continue reading

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Scanlon Publishes Article in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics

Joe Scanlon, assistant professor of chemistry at Ripon College, published an article in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics with his collaborator, Dr. Stefan Huber of the Technische Universität München in Germany. Their article, “On the Directionality of Halogen Bonding,” investigated the origin of the high directionality of halogen bonding quantum chemically through a detailed comparison of typical adducts in two different… 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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Life After Ripon – Kyle Ruedinger ’13

Chapter 1: A Few Weeks Left Before Grad School [Editor’s Note: Kyle Ruedinger ’13, Amy Browender ’13, Elizabeth Brown ’13, and Jessie Lillis ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] Wow! What a ride. I hate to admit it, but dad, you… Continue reading

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Ripon Alums Team on Chemistry Publication

Two Ripon alumni are part of a team that published an article, “Chemical Derivatization of Peptide Carboxyl Groups for Highly Efficient Electron Transfer Dissociation” in The Journal of The American Society for Mass Spectrometry. Co-authoring the article as part of a group of seven scientists are Samuel B. Sondalle ’11 an MD/PhD candidate in the Department of Genetics at Yale… Continue reading

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The Intern Diaries: Derek Saxon

Derek Saxon is a junior chemistry major from Iron Mountain, Michigan. He is conducting research this summer on biopolymers with Professor Dean Katahira of the Chemistry Department at Ripon College as part of his involvement with the McNair Scholars Program. He is one of four Ripon College students sharing their stories of research internships and jobs over the course of… Continue reading

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