Student News

Student Successfully Lobbies for Composting Change

Please note: A small typo in our newsletter resulted in an incorrect link. In order to read about Liz Blum’s work on homelessness, please click here. Thanks in large part to the efforts of the Sodexo sustainability intern at Ripon College Kaitlyn Welzen ’15, and a number of Ripon College faculty and staff members, Ripon College will soon be able… Continue reading

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Student artists present work Tuesday

At 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, three of the senior majors in the Department of Art and Art History will present research to the campus community. The talks will be in Rodman 147, and feature Brian Kollatz, Amanda Mueller and Jeremy Brouwer. Among the talks will be “Emptier than a Plastic Bag: An Elephant on My Mind,” presented by Kollatz… Continue reading

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Career and Internship Fair Coming

Ripon College students will have the chance to network with over 115 regional and national employers from various industries including business, communication, engineering, health sciences, computer sciences, government, the arts and non-profits during the WorkForce Career & Internship Fair sponsored by the Wisconsin Private Colleges Career Consortium. The event will be held on Tuesday, February 18th from 3 p.m. to… Continue reading

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Exploration Through Internships: Crossroads Academy

The Center for Social Responsibility’s Alex Kurowski had the opportunity to sit down with Sydney Shemanski who participated in the Career Ready Internship Initiative funded by the Great Lakes Higher Education Guarantee Company. Sydney was able to get an internship coordinating fitness programs with Crossroads Academy and Ripon Middle School. Take a moment to listen to Sydney share her story… Continue reading

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Ripon Ethics Bowl Team Heading to Nationals, Again

Ripon College won the Upper Midwest Regional Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl competition at the Illinois Institute of Technology on Saturday, November 23, 2013. This secures for them a spot at the National Ethics Bowl to be held Feb. 26-28 at Stetson University in DeLand, Fla. The undefeated championship team consists of SOPHIA KAOUNAS ’14 of Brookings, S.D.; CONNOR CUMMISKEY ’16 of… Continue reading

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McNair Scholar Studies Childhood Obesity

The effects of socioeconomic status (SES) on childhood obesity is the focus of research recently undertaken by Max Roy ’14 of Fredonia, Wis. The exercise science major participates in Ripon College’s Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program, which helps prepare first-generation, low-income and racially underrepresented students for graduate school and the attainment of doctorate degrees. He spent the summer of… Continue reading

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