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Alumni Profile: Oussama El-Hilali ’89

When Oussama El-Hilali ’89 first started at Ripon College, he had no clear idea of his vocational interests. But the timing was right to lead him to the world of technology. “Like most people that first year, I was confused,” he says. But he met an “influential” professor, Kris Peters, associate professor of math and computer science, during her first… Continue reading

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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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Lamb Receives AIBL Grant

McKenzie Lamb, Ripon College Assistant Professor of Mathematics, received a grant from the Academy of Inquiry Based Learning (AIBL) to create a set of Inquiry Based Learning course notes for his course: “Mathematical Thinking and Writing.” Inquiry Based Learning is described by the AIBL as a “student-centered method of teaching Mathematics.” It engages students in a different fashion than the… Continue reading

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The Intern Diaries: Suzanne Patt

Suzanne Patt is a senior computer science major from Manitowoc, WI studying Wireless Sensor Networks this summer at Texas State University. She is one of four Ripon College students sharing their stories of research internships and jobs over the course of this summer. June: Research, Field Trips, and Floating Down a River July 2nd, 2013 Wow, I can’t believe I’ve… Continue reading

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