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Ripon College receives grant to fund internships

The Center for Social Responsibility at Ripon College has received a Career Ready Internship Initiative grant of up to $135,125 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 not-for-profit organizations, businesses, governmental offices and at Ripon College itself. The grant program is… Continue reading

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Ripon College and St. Norbert Presidents Reflect on Scholar Athletes

Last weekend, Ripon College President Zach Messitte and St. Norbert College President Thomas Kunkel collaborated on an opinion piece for the Wisconsin State Journal: “True student athletes are in Division III.” Written in advance of the Ripon College football game at St. Norbert, the two presidents express pride in the sportsmanlike rivalry of their two schools and in their mutual… Continue reading

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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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