Category Archives: Research

Psychology students explore the relationship between gender and emotional eating

So does or doesn’t chocolate make everything all better? The stereotype that women consume copious amounts of chocolate when upset was the focus of the […]

Senior’s research makes a clear case for furniture design

There’s much more to a room than furniture, as Caryssa Waite explored in her senior seminar research, “Transparency: The Composition of Interior Design.” Waite wanted […]

Sierra Elsbury

Student research finds that assigned gender roles can impact daily interactions

Assigned gender roles and how they affect self-image was the focus of a senior seminar project by Sierra Elsbury ’18 of Adell, Wisconsin. “The Effect […]

Sara Ertl and Gary Sexson

Ripon seniors study manipulation of anger through puzzles

An article regarding the relationship between colors and emotions caught the interest of seniors Gary Sexson III of Crystal Lake, Illinois, and Sara Ertel, of […]

Barbara Sisson earns Franklin Research Grant

Associate Professor of Biology Barbara Sisson has been awarded the Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society. The funds will support her research on […]

Senior uses time abroad as inspiration for her research about artistic portrayals of women

Inspired by her semester abroad in Florence, Italy, studio art and global studies major Keeley Eames ’18 chose to focus her senior seminar research project […]

Student/faculty research finds flaws in gerrymandering model

“From my research, I found that avoiding gerrymandering isn’t as simple as drawing straight lines in a state to make compactly shaped districts,” says Briana […]

Psychology students find real-world impact with their research

In the era of “fake news” and media distrust, seniors Alexa Beck of Elgin, Illinois, and Mollie Carlson of South Elgin, Illinois, chose to research […]

Student-faculty collaboration reveals new compositions in molecule studies

“These have never been seen before by nature — they’re brand-new compositions,” says Assistant Professor of Chemistry Patrick Willoughby of recent molecule work at Ripon […]

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Two sociology graduates get published in Sociological Imagination journal

Two sociology graduates recently were published in the Wisconsin Sociological Association’s journal Sociological Imagination. Holly Kortemeier ’15 of Whitewater, Wisconsin, published “Pupils to Peers: Socializing […]

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