Current Ripon News

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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Young Published in Journal of Lie Theory

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Andrea Young recently had two articles published. “Ricci Yang-Mills Solitons on Nilpotent Lie Groups,” co-authored with Mike Jablonski, was published in the 2013 edition of the Journal of Lie Theory. According to Young, the article dealt with “special metrics (Ricci Yang-Mills solitons) on certain mathematical objects (nilpotent Lie groups). We use techniques from… Continue reading

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Unger Named Managing Editor of Legacy

Mary Unger, Ripon College Assistant Professor of English, has been named the Managing Editor of Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers. Legacy is published by the University of Nebraska Press and according to its website is the “only scholarly journal to focus specifically on American women’s writings from the 17th through early 20th century.” The journal prides itself on… Continue reading

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