Category Archives: RIPS events

RIPS Reviews Poster Session Proposals

As you’re probably all aware, the call for posters at the Annual Meeting in Austin recently opened up. The submissions are due by Friday, April 14. We hope to see lots of RIPS members sharing ideas about the awesome programs … Continue reading

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RIPS-SIS Virtual Business Meeting Survey

RIPS-SIS will be hosting a virtual business meeting in June. Details on the business meeting will be the subject of an upcoming post. The Board would still like to have an informal event at AALL in Austin, and has secured Monday, … Continue reading

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RIPS-SIS Virtual Business Meeting

The RIPS-SIS Executive Board is pleased to announce that we will be holding a virtual business meeting in the summer of 2017, rather than having our traditional business meeting at the AALL Annual Meeting. We are excited that this change … Continue reading

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RIPS-SIS Member News & Twitter

by Alyson Drake The Executive Board continues to be impressed by all the amazing things RIPS-SIS members are doing. The Program Committee just finished reviewing eight excellent proposals for the Annual Meeting in Austin, making our task of choosing just … Continue reading

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Save the date for the Alphabet Soup Reception

While in Chicago for AALL, please join us for a joint reception of the CS/OBS/RIPS/TS Special Interest Sections (a.k.a. the “Alphabet Soup Reception”) on Saturday, July 16th from 7pm – 9pm in the Hyatt-Crystal Ballroom B. Come enjoy hors d’oeurvres and … Continue reading

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Annual RIPS Penguin Adoption & Stuffed Penguin Giveaway

It’s now an annual tradition for RIPS to adopt a penguin in honor of our beloved mascot, Puron. This year, RIPS Vice-Chair Katie Crandall adopted a penguin from the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago on behalf of RIPS.  The adoption took place on Valentine’s day, … Continue reading

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RIPS Continues Annual Meeting Penguin Adoption Tradition

In honor of Puron, RIPS became a zoo parent and adopted one of the Humboldt penguins at the Philadelphia Zoo. The Philadelphia Zoo is home to 20 Humboldt penguins.

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