Projects found here have been presented at the Senior Showcase which is an annual event held at Ripon College in April. This year's Ripon College Senior Showcase will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Please browse our collection of past projects as we celebrate the wide variety of projects created across the liberal arts spectrum.

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Pondering Polyhelical Proteins: Mathematically Modeling Helical Repeat Proteins by Lincoln Wurtz

Wurtz Modeling Polyhelical Repeat Proteins Senior Showcase.pdf

Proteins are the most abundant biological macromolecules and, based on their
three-dimensional shape, perform life-sustaining functions. The process…

Is Microfinance a Potential Solution to Extreme Poverty of Ethnic Minorities Inhabiting the Central Highland of Vietnam?

Ngan Tran Senior Sem.pdf

Since the economic reform "Đổi Mới" in 1986, Vietnam's economy has made remarkable progress, which has increased Vietnam’s standard of living…

"We Are a Circle": Interpellation and Liminality in Neopagan Witchcraft Rituals

Steiner “We are a circle”- Interpellation and Liminality in Neopagan Witchcraft Rituals.pdf

Circle Sanctuary, as an Ideological State Apparatus (ISA), interpellates Neopagan practitioners into ideologies such as interconnectedness through…

Iliotibial Band Syndrome: A Friction Syndrome or a Compression Syndrome? by Stephanie Peterson

Peterson Final Thesis.pdf

For a long time, Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS), a common injury seen in athletes of all different backgrounds, was believed to be due to friction…

Subverting the Male Gaze: Empowering Women through Art by Ally Wilber

Subverting the Male Gaze.pdf

This essay analyzes the harmful effects of the male gaze in art and advertising throughout history, and highlights contemporary feminist artists who…

The Man Behind the Persona: Bill Cosby was Never 'America's Dad' by Madeline VandenHouten

The Man Behind the Persona-Bill Cosby was Never America's Dad.pdf

Billl Cosby's allegations caused one of the most catastrophic identity crises in American history. Between October 16, 2014 and December 30, 2015,…