Current Ripon News

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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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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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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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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Howler Monkeys and Glass Frogs in Costa Rica

A number of students will be dropping us notes from around the world as they participate in Ripon College’s Liberal Arts In Focus program at the start of this summer. Kaitlyn Welzen ‘15 is an environmental studies and Spanish double-major with a minor in sociology. She writes to us from Costa Rica where she is taking “Exploring Sustainability and Development… Continue reading

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