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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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Life After Ripon – Elizabeth Brown ’13

Chapter 6: A Year in Retrospect [Editor’s Note: Elizabeth Brown ’13, Jessie Lillis ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’13, and Amy Browender ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] As my final “year in the life of Lizzie” post for the Ripon Alumni blog,… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Jessie Lillis ’13

Chapter 6: The Things I’ve Learned [Editor’s Note: Jessie Lillis ’13, Elizabeth Brown ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’13, and Amy Browender ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] So this is it. The one-year anniversary of my graduation is fast approaching, and my… Continue reading

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Commencement Speakers: Nine Tweets and a Selfie

“The New Media,” digital technology that has altered the way we perceive our world, was spotlighted at the 148th Ripon College Commencement, held Sunday on the Ripon College campus. David Plotz and Hanna Rosin of the online magazine Slate were Commencement speakers and honorary degree recipients. They offered an address in nine tweets and one selfie. “It is somewhat hilarious… Continue reading

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