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Classics field school in Greece helps student learn real-world lessons

For the third time in four years, a student nominated by the Ripon College Classics program received a scholarship for the four-week summer archaeological field school in Kenchreai, Greece. This was no easy feat. Melissa Velpel ’16, an anthropology and classical studies double-major at Ripon College, earned a full scholarship and air travel stipend from Sunoikisis, a national consortium of… Continue reading

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Crabs, Crocodiles and an Egg Hunt in Costa Rica

Cory Roeber ’15, a Sociology and Economics double major, wrote us from Costa Rica where he took “Exploring Sustainability and Development in Costa Rica” with professors Diane Beres and Soren Hauge. As our trip begins to wind down we only had a couple stops left in our itinerary. While in La Ensenada we embarked on one of the more exciting… Continue reading

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Nutting ’14 brings personal, professional views of Ukraine

For Karl Nutting ’14, the situation unfolding in Ukraine isn’t just a subject to explore and analyze from afar. He has a more personal interest, as well. Two years ago, Nutting spent a month in Lviv, Ukraine, teaching at the Ukrainian Land Forces Academy. The academy was represented by Ukrainian soldiers from all across the country to whom Nutting taught… Continue reading

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Ripon College Releases Dean’s List

At the end of each semester, Ripon College students who earn a 3.4 grade point average or better are named to the Dean’s List by the Office of the Registrar. This semester, 321 students were named to the Dean’s List. To view the Spring 2013-14 Dean’s List, click here.

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Biodigesters and Baby Tarantulas: In Focus Costa Rica

Zach Beek ‘15 wrote to us from Costa Rica, where he took “Exploring Sustainability and Development in Costa Rica” with professors Diane Beres and Soren Hauge. Zach is a business management major with a minor in Leadership Studies. When we showed up at the University of Georgia – Costa Rica (UGACR) they welcomed us with open arms. They brought us… Continue reading

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Honey Bees and Ancient Latrines in Ostia

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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