Student News

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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Mr. Ripon Pageant Enters Seventh Year in Support of Huntington’s Disease

For the seventh year in a row, the Applied Communication class at Ripon College is putting on an extravagant “man pageant” in support of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA). The 2013 Mr. Ripon pageant will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, in Great Hall. Over the past seven years, the Mr. Ripon pageant has raised more… Continue reading

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Student Profile: Shaunna Baumhardt ’15 Discovers Scotland

Junior Shaunna Baumhardt of Milwaukee, Wis., discovered a whole new perspective while studying in St. Andrews, Scotland, during the spring semester of 2013. She says she has always wanted to visit Ireland, but instead ended up in Scotland — “just a hop, skip and a jump away.” She says that Scotland is a good place to visit because of the… Continue reading

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Ripon College Theatre Students Honored

A scene from Ripon College’s production of “The Liar” was nominated to be presented at the Region Three Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Saginaw, Mich., in January 2014. The scene will involve three actors from the production, Jerry Kurek ’14 of Whitefish Bay, Wis.; Stephen Umhoefer ’15 of Green Bay, Wis.; and Grant Myers ’17 of Williams Bay,… Continue reading

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Professors, Students Present Research at WSA/WPSA Conference

Faculty and students from the Ripon College Politics and Government Department and the Sociology Department presented nine research papers at the joint annual meeting of the Wisconsin Sociological Association (WSA) and the Wisconsin Political Science Association (WPSA) on October 11, 2013. Marty Farrell, professor of Politics and Government, contributed two papers, “From the Sublime to the Ridiculous: Lessons Learned from… Continue reading

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