Current Ripon News

Winery internship gives student a spirited summer

A summer internship at the local Vines & Rushes Winery is allowing Ripon College student Kamelle Van Der Leest ’15 to see firsthand how a young, small business operates. Van Der Leest is majoring in business management and sports management, with a minor in socially responsible leadership. Her internship was made by the Career Ready Internship Initiative grant program developed… Continue reading

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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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Life At Ripon – Kaitlyn Welzen ’15

Chapter 1: Who I Am Now [Editor’s Note: Kaitlyn Welzen ’15, Rachel Detrie ’15, and Clarence Sanon ’15 are writing rotating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their senior year experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life At Ripon!] My name is Kaitlyn Welzen, and I am a Spanish and Environmental Studies double-major with a sociology… Continue reading

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2014 Awards Convocation

Ripon College honored outstanding members of its student body, faculty and staff at its 2014 Awards Convocation Wednesday, April 23. The Awards Convocation is one of the major ceremonials held by the College each year. Honored students were: Achievement Award in Anthropology: Elise N. D’Alessandro Achievement Award in Art: Kevin T. Whiteneir Jr. Beta Beta Beta Award: Allison M. Schmidt… 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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Byron, Former Students Author Article

Colleen Byron, Professor of Chemistry at Ripon College, was part of a team that published “Secondary Coenzyme Q10 Deficiency and Oxidative Stress in Cultured Fibroblasts from Patients with Riboflavin Responsive Multiple Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenation Deficiency” in the May 31, 2013 edition of Human Molecular Genetics. She collaborated on the work with the late F.E. Frerman of the University of Colorado Health… Continue reading

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