Current Ripon News

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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Katz Presents in Chicago

Associate Professor of Education Suzanne Katz presented a paper at the Free Minds Free People Conference in July in Chicago: “Creating Allies: Youth Theatre and Intercultural Dialogue.” This presentation looked at how the arts can be utilized to help students, aged 11-14, cross cultural divides and build artistic collaboration and lasting friendships. In addition, the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation recently… Continue reading

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Byron, Former Students Author Article

Colleen Byron, Professor of Chemistry at Ripon College, was part of a team that published “Secondary Coenzyme Q10 Deficiency and Oxidative Stress in Cultured Fibroblasts from Patients with Riboflavin Responsive Multiple Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenation Deficiency” in the May 31, 2013 edition of Human Molecular Genetics. She collaborated on the work with the late F.E. Frerman of the University of Colorado Health… Continue reading

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