Current Ripon News

Biodigesters and Baby Tarantulas: In Focus Costa Rica

Zach Beek ‘15 wrote to us from Costa Rica, where he took “Exploring Sustainability and Development in Costa Rica” with professors Diane Beres and Soren Hauge. Zach is a business management major with a minor in Leadership Studies. When we showed up at the University of Georgia – Costa Rica (UGACR) they welcomed us with open arms. They brought us… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Amy Browender ’13

Chapter 6: As One Year Ends, A New Chapter Opens [Editor’s Note: Amy Browender ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’13, Elizabeth Brown ’13, and Jessie Lillis ’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 last installment in this series, it’s hard to know… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Kyle Ruedinger ’13

Chapter 6: Life Happens Fast [Editor’s Note: Kyle Ruedinger ’13, Amy Browender ’13, Elizabeth Brown ’13, and Jessie Lillis ’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!] Summer is finally upon us, and school is out for nearly all students. I had the… Continue reading

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Honey Bees and Ancient Latrines in Ostia

Liz Walsh ’14 has shared occasional journal entries with us from Italy, one of a group of students dropping us notes from around the world as they participate in Ripon College’s Liberal Arts In Focus program this summer. Liz, who just graduated as a double-major in biology and English with an educational studies minor, will be submitting journal entries as… Continue reading

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Ripon College sophomore competing for Miss Wisconsin

When accomplished women from around the state compete for the title of Miss Wisconsin in June, Ripon College sophomore Malainey Myrin ’16 will be among them as Miss Fond du Lac 2014. Myrin, of Elkhorn, Wis., had previously competed in Miss American Coed pageants, Miss United States International and National American Miss Pageants. She also has placed in Miss Wisconsin… Continue reading

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Conservation in Monteverde: Liberal Arts In Focus, Costa Rica

Senior Amel Topic ’15 writes to us from Costa Rica, where he is taking “Exploring Sustainability and Development in Costa Rica” with professors Diane Beres and Soren Hauge. Amel is a triple major at Ripon College in Economic, Business Management and Global Studies. Visiting Monteverde was an extraordinary experience due to the unique culture of the city and all the… Continue reading

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