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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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Student Profile: Adam Myers ’14

Paper presentation expands student’s academic world Presenting a paper at the Classical Association of Atlantic States (CAAS) in Philadelphia recently has helped advance the career path for Adam Myers ’14 of Franklin, Wisconsin. Myers’ paper, “Sor Juana’s Lucretian Roots,” was about the influence of Roman poet Titus Lucretius Carus on the nun poet Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and… Continue reading

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