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Life After Ripon – Jessie Lillis ’13

Chapter 6: The Things I’ve Learned [Editor’s Note: Jessie Lillis ’13, Elizabeth Brown ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’13, and Amy Browender ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] So this is it. The one-year anniversary of my graduation is fast approaching, and my… Continue reading

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Commencement Speakers: Nine Tweets and a Selfie

“The New Media,” digital technology that has altered the way we perceive our world, was spotlighted at the 148th Ripon College Commencement, held Sunday on the Ripon College campus. David Plotz and Hanna Rosin of the online magazine Slate were Commencement speakers and honorary degree recipients. They offered an address in nine tweets and one selfie. “It is somewhat hilarious… Continue reading

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Salas creating mural in downtown Ripon

A mural project in downtown Ripon, designed to create a sense of community while also reflecting on recent events, is scheduled to begin May 13. Rafael Francisco Salas, associate professor of art at Ripon College, created and will paint the artwork. The mural will be painted on the south wall of 214 Watson St., owned by Farrell’s Fine Furnishings. Work… Continue reading

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Ripon College presents POPS concert May 7

The Ripon College Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble will perform a POPS concert at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 7. The players will perform from the porch of Harwood Union, and there is no charge. The concert will feature the Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble. Wind Ensemble is directed by Carl Rath, and Jazz Ensemble is conducted by Adam… Continue reading

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Willoughby, Reisbick ‘14 Published in Nature Protocols Exchange

Patrick Willoughby, assistant professor of chemistry at Ripon College, co-authored an article with Ripon College senior Spencer Reisbick in Nature Protocols Exchange. Their work, “Generation of Gaussian 09 Input Files for the Computation of 1H and 13C NMR Chemical Shifts of Structures from a Spartan’14 Conformational Search” details a modified protocol for conducting computational chemistry research that they developed in… Continue reading

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Schoofs Weighs In On Minimum Wage Increase

Paul Schoofs, Patricia Parker Francis Professor of Economics at Ripon College, is quoted in an article in the Green Bay Press Gazette about whether or not the minimum wage in the United States should be increased. The article examines the issue from a wide variety of perspectives. Schoofs discusses the disparity in cost of living in different portions of the… Continue reading

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