Student News

Research in Ripon lab prepares student for medical school

Samantha Petroski ’15 has always held a variety of interests. As a biology and German major and chemistry minor, her research and academics reflect this. This summer, Petroski was involved in an innovative project after Associate Professor of Biology Mark Kainz approached her about participating. She examined the microbiomes, a body’s commensal bacteria, of bluebirds. “(The work) sounded intriguing because… Continue reading

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Life At Ripon – Kaitlyn Welzen ’15

Chapter 2: Practical Applications of Classroom Lessons [Editor’s Note: Kaitlyn Welzen ’15, Rachel Detrie ’15, and Clarence Sanon ’15 are writing rotating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their senior year experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life At Ripon!] Now that it is October, there are (hopefully) only seven months left of my undergraduate career.… Continue reading

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Phonathon SuperCaller may be calling you soon!

Don’t be too surprised if Ripon College gives you a call in the next few weeks. With Phonathon back in session, its dedicated team of 28 student callers are dialing alumni and parents’ numbers. Queriontae Price ’16, a global studies major and national securities studies minor from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, found a Phonathon job a good fit. “I refused to take… Continue reading

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Politics Center Announces Two Student Contests

The Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College has announced two contests for current students to earn cash and/or a Bookstore gift card. Logo Design Contest Prize: $100 cash prize Deadline: 11:59 PM on Friday, 17 October 2014 Contest Details: Ripon College students are invited to submit their proposed designs for a logo for the Center for Politics… Continue reading

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The 13th-and-a-half president of Ripon College? The 13th President II?

On Wednesday, as part of the College’s Homecoming Week festivities, Sara Driebel ’16 of New Berlin, Wisconsin, will attempt to fill some big shoes as she trades places with President Zach Messitte for the day. She will be acting as Messitte in meetings with Administrative Council and the Board of Trustees, and conduct College business. Messitte, in turn, will hit… Continue reading

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Ripon College presents ‘Proof,’ a contemporary play of ideas

“Proof,” by David Auburn, which has been described as “a smart and compassionate play of ideas,” will be presented Oct. 1-4 at Ripon College. Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Benstead Theatre, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the campus. Tickets are free, but reservations are recommended by calling 920-748-8791; or emailing dagostinoM@ripon.edu The play was the winner… Continue reading

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