Current Ripon News

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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Rural Jamaica: Long Hikes, Good Food, and Fast Bikes

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. Andrew Leshner ’16, an Educational Studies major, is writing from the Blue Mountains of Jamaica, where he is enrolled in “Peace Studies in Jamaica” with Professor Joe Hatcher. Many friends… 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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Killer Whales – The Element of Surprise

Note: 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. Sara Heitkamp ’14 just graduated from Ripon with a major in psychology and a minor in business management. Her blog post arrives from San Juan Island, Washington where she… Continue reading

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Hedman ’78 Selected by Obama Administration

On May 22, President Obama announced his intention to nominate twelve individuals to posts in his administration, including Susan Hedman ’78 for the position of Commissioner for the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission. Hedman currently serves as the Region 5 Administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) directing the EPA’s operations in the Great Lakes region. She has also… Continue reading

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Ripon Summer Players Present The 39 Steps

Take the first step to laughter and fun by attending the Ripon Summer Players’ production of The 39 Steps. This play began its life as a spy novel and in 1937 became the first big movie hit for Alfred Hitchcock. The Tony award winning version of The 39 Steps is different, mixing Hitchcock with a dash of Monty Python humor… Continue reading

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