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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Amie Kelley Leistikow ’08 on Good Morning America (Video)

Amie Kelley Leistikow ’08 and her family were featured on ABC’s Good Morning America as their family business Kelley Country Creamery was showcased in a segment called Best Ice Cream Ever. GMA received viewer submissions and the creamery made the final list. Amie’s mother started the business in Eden, Wisconsin near Fond du Lac. According to their website, the family’s… Continue reading

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Ethics Bowl Team Finishes Top 8 Nationally

The Ripon College Ethics Bowl Team advanced to the National Quarterfinals at the 17th Annual Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl in San Antonio, Texas. The Ethics Bowl Team finished the event ranked in the top eight in the country. Team members included Kyle Ruedinger ‘13, Ariel Berres-Green ‘13, Amy Reuling ‘13, Paul Meuer ‘13 and Sophia Kaounas ‘12. They were coached by… Continue reading

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Ripon Junior Reaches Theater Festival’s National Finals

Amanda Finn, a junior theatre and English major at Ripon College, has advanced to the national finals of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). She advanced after competing in the O’Neil Critics Institute portion of the regional competition in Saginaw, Mich. in January. As one of only eight national finalists, Finn will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington,… Continue reading

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Colucci Named Senior Fellow

Lamont Colucci, chair of the Politics and Government department at Ripon College and coordinator of the National Security Studies program, has been named Senior Fellow in National Security Affairs for the American Foreign Policy Council. For nearly three decades, the American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC) has played an essential role in the U.S. foreign policy debate. Founded in 1982, AFPC… Continue reading

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