Student News

Conservation in Monteverde: Liberal Arts In Focus, Costa Rica

Senior Amel Topic ’15 writes to us from Costa Rica, where he is taking “Exploring Sustainability and Development in Costa Rica” with professors Diane Beres and Soren Hauge. Amel is a triple major at Ripon College in Economic, Business Management and Global Studies. Visiting Monteverde was an extraordinary experience due to the unique culture of the city and all the… Continue reading

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Downtime in Italy: Traffic Jams and Honey

Liz Walsh ’14 has shared occasional journal entries with us from Italy, one of a group of students dropping us notes from around the world as they participate in Ripon College’s Liberal Arts In Focus program this summer. Liz, who just graduated as a double-major in biology and English with an educational studies minor, will be submitting journal entries as… Continue reading

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Zone of High Volcanic Risk, Treacherous Bridges and Creatures

Kathleen Wendel ‘14 just graduated from Ripon in May with a double major in Environmental Studies and German and a minor in Anthropology. She writes to us from Costa Rica where she is taking “Exploring Sustainability and Development in Costa Rica” with professors Diane Beres and Soren Hauge. Pura Vida! The next stop on our journey has landed us in… Continue reading

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An Emotional Visit to the Ardeatine Caves: In Focus

Liz Walsh ’14 writes to us from Italy, one of a group of students dropping us notes from around the world as they participate in Ripon College’s Liberal Arts In Focus program this summer. Liz, who just graduated as a double-major in biology and English with an educational studies minor, will be submitting journal entries as part of her class… Continue reading

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The Highest Point in the Caribbean

Alison Leaver ’16, a biology major with a minor in Latin, writes from Jamaica; she is one of the students dropping us notes from around the world as they participate in Ripon College’s Liberal Arts In Focus program this summer. Leaver is taking “Peace Studies in Jamaica” with Professor Joe Hatcher. Reaching the Peak Imagine walking up a steep and… Continue reading

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Bullhorns in the Coliseum: In Focus

Liz Walsh ’14 writes to us from Italy, one of a group of students dropping us notes from around the world as they participate in Ripon College’s Liberal Arts In Focus program this summer. Liz, who just graduated as a double-major in biology and English with an educational studies minor, will be submitting journal entries as part of her class… Continue reading

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