Current Ripon News

Bicycling for Earth Week and Beyond

As Ripon College continues to celebrate Earth Week, Ric Damm, head coach of the Red Hawks cycling team, is encouraging Ripon faculty, staff, students and alumni to carry the momentum of the cause throughout the summer by riding a bicycle. According to Damm, the 2013 National Bike Challenge is a free and fun program to help people across the United… Continue reading

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Video: Tree Planting for Earth Week

Ripon College students, staff from Sodexo, and Samara Hamze, Coordinator of the President’s Sustainability Initiative work together to plant trees during Earth Week.

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Earth Week 2013 Events

The Ripon College community will celebrate Earth Week starting on April 20th with a series of events to celebrate the College’s commitment to environmental sustainability: Saturday, April 20 5k Trail Run in the Prairie 10:30am Registration; 11:00am Start Ceresco Prairie In honor of Earth Week, the Environmental Group of Ripon (EGOR) and Ripon Outdoor Club (ROC) will be hosting a… Continue reading

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Zhosan Examines “Tragedy of the Commons”

Dmytro Zhosan, associate professor of Business and Economics at Ripon College, and co-author Roy Gardner (late Professor of Economics at Indiana University), examine different factors that can help avoid tragedy of the commons in a new article published in Environment and Development Economics. In the article, “Problems of the commons: group behavior, cooperation and sanctioning in a two harbor experiment,”… Continue reading

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