Current Ripon News

Oblinger’s Work Exhibited in Indiana

Mollie Oblinger, assistant professor in the Ripon College department of art and art history, as well as director of the College’s Caestecker Gallery had her work added in June to “Sightlines” a collaborative exhibition between the Century Center and the South Bend Museum of Art featuring large artworks created by selected artists from the region. All artworks in the exhibition… Continue reading

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Ripon College helps kick off 2013 Ripon Area United Way campaign

The 2013 Ripon Area United Way campaign was launched at an opening reception hosted at the home of Ripon College President Zach Messitte and his wife Julia. Every year, the United Way selects a pacesetter organization, and this year Ripon College will fill that role. As a pacesetter, the College community’s goal is to raise $7,000, the equivalent of 10%… Continue reading

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Scanlon Publishes Article in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics

Joe Scanlon, assistant professor of chemistry at Ripon College, published an article in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics with his collaborator, Dr. Stefan Huber of the Technische Universität München in Germany. Their article, “On the Directionality of Halogen Bonding,” investigated the origin of the high directionality of halogen bonding quantum chemically through a detailed comparison of typical adducts in two different… Continue reading

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Wallace Publishes Articles

Bob Wallace, Ripon College Professor of Biology, has published numerous articles and reviews over the past few months. Wallace reviewed The biology of freshwater wetlands (2nd edition) by Arnoud van der Valk in the January 2013 issue of Choice. He also co-authored two pieces with Dr. Sarma Subrahmanya Singaraju Sri of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (NAUM): “The 13th… Continue reading

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Margaretten Documents Struggles of Tanzanian Women in South Africa

Molly Margaretten, Ripon College Assistant Professor of Anthropology, wrote an article that recently appeared in a South African weekly newspaper, the Mail & Guardian. The article was published in short form as “Making hairdo: Paucity and proverbs in Durban” in the Mail & Guardian newspaper and in its entirety as “I Get Money, Now I Get Trouble: Tanzanian Women in… Continue reading

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Broman ’76 to Present on Rabies Vaccine

Dr. Thomas H. Broman, Ripon College class of 1976, will present “Pasteur’s Rabies Vaccine: Medicine’s Watershed Moment” from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, in Bear Auditorium, Farr Hall, on the Ripon College campus. Refreshments will precede the talk at 2:15 p.m. Dr. Broman, a Professor in the History of Science Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was awarded… Continue reading

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