Current Ripon News

Jazz Ensemble to Perform

The Ripon College Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts on the Ripon College campus. Kurt Dietrich Professor of Music and Barbara Baldwin DeFrees Chair in the Performing Arts, will be directing. The concert is free and open to the public. The program will feature blues, rock… Continue reading

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McNair Scholar Studies Childhood Obesity

The effects of socioeconomic status (SES) on childhood obesity is the focus of research recently undertaken by Max Roy ’14 of Fredonia, Wis. The exercise science major participates in Ripon College’s Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program, which helps prepare first-generation, low-income and racially underrepresented students for graduate school and the attainment of doctorate degrees. He spent the summer of… Continue reading

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Alum to be Honored at White House

Brian Walsh ’97 of Port Angeles, Wash., will be honored as a Champion of Change at the White House on Nov. 21, 2013. The Champion of Change program honors Americans “doing extraordinary things in their communities to out-innovate, out-educate and out-build the rest of the world.” Walsh is one of 10 professionals being honored for taking creative approaches in using… Continue reading

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Mr. Ripon Pageant Enters Seventh Year in Support of Huntington’s Disease

For the seventh year in a row, the Applied Communication class at Ripon College is putting on an extravagant “man pageant” in support of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA). The 2013 Mr. Ripon pageant will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, in Great Hall. Over the past seven years, the Mr. Ripon pageant has raised more… Continue reading

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Lamb Receives AIBL Grant

McKenzie Lamb, Ripon College Assistant Professor of Mathematics, received a grant from the Academy of Inquiry Based Learning (AIBL) to create a set of Inquiry Based Learning course notes for his course: “Mathematical Thinking and Writing.” Inquiry Based Learning is described by the AIBL as a “student-centered method of teaching Mathematics.” It engages students in a different fashion than the… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Samuel Sondalle ’11

Samuel Sondalle ’11 credits Ripon College for his success as he progresses through graduate school. He currently is in his third year in the M.D./Ph.D. program at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn. Sondalle majored in biology and chemistry at Ripon. During the summer of 2009, after his sophomore year at Ripon, he held an internship… Continue reading

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