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Gaylord Nelson, onetime Ripon College honoree, founded Earth Day

Today, April 22, we celebrate Earth Day and remember Gaylord Nelson, a former Wisconsin governor and senator, who founded Earth Day in 1970. He received […]

Valerie Doorbos, Shreeya Gautam

Summer fellowship boosted students’ experience in sustainability

Shreeya Gautam ’21 of Kathmandu, Nepal, and Valerie Doornbos ‘21 of Allendale, Michigan, both took part in fellowships with the Summer Institute on Sustainability and […]

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Ripon College named a Tree Campus USA

Ripon College has been named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. This honor is bestowed on colleges and universities that promote healthy […]

Allen Family Farm

Talk on Wednesday complements traveling exhibit on Wisconsin farming, culture, history

“The Lands We Share,” a cultural traveling exhibit highlighting the farming and history in five Wisconsin communities, is on display through Dec. 13 in the […]

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Sustainability conference offers attendees new ideas for collaboration

Three faculty members and six students attended the Upper Midwest Association for Campus Sustainability conference in September at Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota. They were Alice […]

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Climate change focus of talk Sept. 16 at Ripon College

Climate change will be the focus of a talk presented Monday, Sept. 16, at Ripon College. The Hon. Claudine Schneider, a Republican representative from Rhode […]

Power of Pollinators

Power of Pollinators family event will be held Saturday

Power of Pollinators, a free, family-friendly community day of discovery, will be held all day Saturday, May 4. Organized collaboratively by Ripon College Sustainability and […]

Photo of Ripon students Tyler Sturzl, Haley Stowell and Wyatt McGillen

Ripon team wins International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition

The Ripon College team, comprising Tyler Sturzl ’19 of Crandon, Wisconsin; Wyatt McGillen ’19 of Kalispell, Montana; and Haley Stowell ’20 of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, […]

Photograph of a controlled burn

Controlled burns, habitat renewal in Wisconsin highlighted in photography exhibit

Firelines: Humans and Habitat Renewal, photographs of controlled burns in Wisconsin, is on display through May 19 in East Hall Gallery, first floor, on the […]

Joseph Sandrin '73 in the field in Saudi Arabia

Alumnus Joe Sandrin to discuss Saudi Arabia’s post-Gulf War environmental remediation, restoration

Joe Sandrin ’73 will share his insights into environmental remediation and restoration in Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, April 3, at 4:30 p.m. in East Hall’s Kresge […]

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Sustainability in the workplace focus of panel at Ripon College Feb. 27

A panel of sustainability experts will be featured at a meeting of the Wisconsin Association of Energy Engineers (WAEE) at Ripon College Feb. 27. The […]

Meghann Jarchow

Meghann Morrissey Jarchow ’03 profiled for role in sustainability

Meghann Morrissey Jarchow ’03 of Vermillian, South Dakota, chair of the sustainability and environment department at the University of South Dakota, was profiled in the […]

Biology professor Memuna Khan quoted in article about bluebirds

Memuna Khan, associate professor of biology and chair of the Department of Biology, was featured in an article, “Eastern bluebirds find a home at UW-Oshkosh,” […]

Photo of students in the 2018 Liberal Arts in Focus Costa Rica course bathing in the waters of Rio Gaucimal

Liberal Arts in Focus: Biodiversity in Costa Rica, Journal Entry #1

Eight Ripon College students are currently in Costa Rica as part of the Liberal Arts in Focus course “Biodiversity in Costa Rica.” Led by Associate […]

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Positive impact of College’s water bottle refilling stations being explored

The positive impact of sustainability on campus is being explored by analyzing data from water bottle refilling stations. Erin Engstrom ’20 of Brookfield, Illinois, and […]

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College announces new comprehensive approach to sustainability

Every Ripon College student will directly engage with sustainability principles in a structured and meaningful way, thanks to a new campus-wide initiative targeting the curriculum, […]