Current Ripon News

Zone of High Volcanic Risk, Treacherous Bridges and Creatures

Kathleen Wendel ‘14 just graduated from Ripon in May with a double major in Environmental Studies and German and a minor in Anthropology. She writes to us from Costa Rica where she is taking “Exploring Sustainability and Development in Costa Rica” with professors Diane Beres and Soren Hauge. Pura Vida! The next stop on our journey has landed us in… Continue reading

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An Emotional Visit to the Ardeatine Caves: In Focus

Liz Walsh ’14 writes to 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 part of her class… Continue reading

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The Highest Point in the Caribbean

Alison Leaver ’16, a biology major with a minor in Latin, writes from Jamaica; she is one of the students dropping us notes from around the world as they participate in Ripon College’s Liberal Arts In Focus program this summer. Leaver is taking “Peace Studies in Jamaica” with Professor Joe Hatcher. Reaching the Peak Imagine walking up a steep and… Continue reading

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Bullhorns in the Coliseum: In Focus

Liz Walsh ’14 writes to 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 part of her class… Continue reading

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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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