Current Ripon News

Nutting ’14 brings personal, professional views of Ukraine

For Karl Nutting ’14, the situation unfolding in Ukraine isn’t just a subject to explore and analyze from afar. He has a more personal interest, as well. Two years ago, Nutting spent a month in Lviv, Ukraine, teaching at the Ukrainian Land Forces Academy. The academy was represented by Ukrainian soldiers from all across the country to whom Nutting taught… Continue reading

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Student Profile: Adam Myers ’14

Paper presentation expands student’s academic world Presenting a paper at the Classical Association of Atlantic States (CAAS) in Philadelphia recently has helped advance the career path for Adam Myers ’14 of Franklin, Wisconsin. Myers’ paper, “Sor Juana’s Lucretian Roots,” was about the influence of Roman poet Titus Lucretius Carus on the nun poet Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and… Continue reading

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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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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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Senior Showcase at Ripon College

On Wednesday, April 16, 30 Ripon College seniors will present the work they have conducted during their senior seminars.  The students’ scholarly work covers a broad swath of areas of study within the liberal arts, representing 25 different majors and minors. The event will occur simultaneously at four different venues on campus. Presentations will begin at 6 p.m., a poster… Continue reading

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Smith, Students Present at Religion Conference

Ripon College Professor Brian Smith, Charles and Joan Van Zoeren Chair in Religion, Ethics, and Values, made a presentation at the Spring Conference of the American Academy of Religion’s Midwest Region at Ohio Northern University on April 4 and 5. Smith’s paper was titled, “Ambiguous Prophetic Role of the Catholic Church Under Authoritarian Regimes: The Chilean Bishops’ Response to the… Continue reading

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