Projects found here have been presented at the Senior Showcase which is an annual event held at Ripon College in April. This year's Ripon College Senior Showcase was held on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Please browse our collections of past projects as we celebrate the wide variety of projects created across the liberal arts spectrum.

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'Democratizing Science': Robert M. LaFollette's Vision for Education by DeLou Wilson

His590'17Wilson.pdf

Robert “Fightin’ Bob” La Follette Sr. spent the majority of his life as a Progressive Republican who attempted to reform the United States and remove…

Evolution of the Portrayal of Trauma in Children's Literature by Mackenzie Skumatz

Final Paper.pdf

The Secret Garden, written by Frances Hodgson Burnett in 1911 and A Monser Calls, written by Patrick Ness in 2011, both feature child protagonists who…

The Cause and Effects of Population Growth by Rebecca Rate

Senior Showcase Papaer.pdf

Thomas Malthus was one of the first scholars to write about the issues of population growth. He feared that humans would surpass Earth's carrying…

Predatory Bacteria: Investigating the Role of Lipopolysaccharides and opmA Mutations on Predation by Isaac Masters

Isaac Masters Senior Thesis .pdf

In recent years, there have been studies that evaluate the potential use of predatory bacteria Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus to control the…

Processing Spiritual Experiences Today: The Validity of Spiritual Gifts by Justine Jacobsen

FULL REL SEM.pdf

Whether or not the Holy Spirit is active in spiritual gifts today, or even the degree that He is active, is essential in reviving the notion and…

How Adam Smith Forgot About Women by Rose Hogmire

HOET Final.pdf

In an initial read of Adam Smith’s landmark work Wealth of Nations for the young economics student, concepts known from our daily observations of…