Current Ripon News

Mathematics & Computer Science Tests New Text

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is class-testing a new statistics textbook, Introduction to Statistical Investigations by Tintle et al, which teaches new techniques of randomization. “Randomization, in this context,” said Karl Beres, professor of math and computer science, “means answering statistical questions by using computer simulations, rather than abstract mathematical formulas.” Beres is serving as the liaison between… Continue reading

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Colucci in Washington Times, US News & World Report

Lamont Colucci, associate professor of politics and government and director of the national security studies program at Ripon College recently had a column appear in The Washington Times. In his column, “A day of reckoning over Iraq,” Colucci draws comparisons between the United States’ withdrawal from Iraq and the 1745 battle of Louisbourg in Canada. He considers the current ramifications… Continue reading

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Wallace Co-authors Articles, Textbook Chapter

Robert Wallace, professor of biology at Ripon College, recently presented and published a number of articles and has others currently in press. He is one of five authors who contributed to a presentation at a meeting of The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, “Coloniality in rotifers: Implications for survival and fitness,” in Austin, Texas in January. Wallace also contributed… Continue reading

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Paper, mixed-media works exhibited at Ripon College

“Situated Somewhere In-Between,” an exhibit of paper and mixed-media works by Mary Hark, will be displayed from Friday, Jan. 31, through Thursday, March 13, in Caestecker Gallery, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Hark, a professor in design studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an independent curator of textile and paper art exhibitions, will… Continue reading

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Exploration Through Internships: Green Lake Town Square

The Center for Social Responsibility at Ripon College has received a Career Ready Internship Initiative grant through Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. With this grant, the College is placing juniors and seniors with demonstrated financial need into 60 paid internships at non-profit organizations, businesses, governmental offices at Ripon College itself. In this short video, you’ll gain a glimpse of… Continue reading

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Some Contributes Chapter to New Book

Touorouzou Herve Some, assistant professor of educational studies at Ripon College, contributed a chapter to a recently published book:Indigenous Discourses on Knowledge and Development in Africa edited by Edward Shizha & Ali A. Abdi and published by Routledge. Some’s chapter, “A Diploma for a Debt: Students’ Perceptions of their Student Loan Program in Burkina Faso,” is constructed around a study… Continue reading

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