Current Ripon News

Annual grant brings Jewish traditions to campus

The Jewish Chautauqua Society believes that courses about Jewish religion and culture are an important part of helping students achieve and promote a better understanding between Jews and nonJews. This will help diminish discrimination of Jews. So, for the past 20 years, Ripon College has received a financial contribution from the society to help pay a stipend for a rabbi… Continue reading

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Jody Roy named interim vice president and dean of faculty

Professor of Communication and Assistant Dean of Faculty Jody Roy has been tapped to serve as interim vice president and dean of faculty at Ripon College. She began her new role on August 4. Roy, also the Victor and Carrie Palmer Endowed Chair for Leadership Values, replaces Gerald “Jerry” Seaman, who stepped down as vice president and dean of faculty… Continue reading

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Grant to assist chemistry professor, six student positions

Patrick Willoughby, assistant professor of chemistry at Ripon College, has been awarded a grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Foundation. The grant, for $55,000 over two years, will provide Willoughby a stipend, fund six summer undergraduate research positions to work with Willoughby and cover the costs for Willoughby and students to travel to the American Chemical Society National… Continue reading

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Vice President, Dean of Faculty To Lead College in United Kingdom

Gerald “Jerry” Seaman, Ph.D., vice president and dean of faculty and professor of Romance and Classical Languages at Ripon College, announced he will be leaving Ripon College to take on a new role as principal (CEO) of Harlaxton College of the University of Evansville. Located near Grantham, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, Harlaxton College is Evansville’s British campus. As Harlaxton’s 7th principal,… 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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Lamont Colucci Named Interim Director of New Politics Center at Ripon College

Ripon College announced today that Lamont Colucci will serve as the Interim Director of the Center for Politics and the People, a newly launched initiative designed to promote constructive political debate on campus and in the larger community. Colucci is Associate Professor and Chairman of the Politics and Government Department at Ripon College, and coordinates the College’s National Security Studies… Continue reading

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