Alumni News

Recent graduate’s paper published

Michelle Matter ’13 of Sussex, Wis., has a research paper published in the 2013 issue of the Midwest Journal of Undergraduate Research. “Beer Commercials: A Contradiction in Communication” was written for a rhetorical criticism class at Ripon College. Matter received a degree in communication. Matter’s paper was among seven student articles selected for the journal.

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Ripon alumna wins writing award

Donna Haubrich Reichle ’59 of Kingston, Tenn., received the Joy Margrave Nonfiction third-place award at the recent annual conference of the Tennessee Mountain Writers (TMW). The award was given for her short story, “Poot Roots in the Closet,” drawing on experiences at a rural cabin and farm that is shared as a second home with her son and his family.… Continue reading

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Alum recognized for interdisciplinary approach

Michael Timm ’04 of Cudahy, Wis., is the featured student for June 2013 on the website of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s graduate school. Timm is studying for his master’s degree in freshwater sciences and will present a paper this month for the Great Lakes Futures Project, a 21-university collaboration whose goal is to develop long-term research projects to help protect… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Taima Kern ’11

Checking In [Editor’s Note: Taima Kern ’11 was our first Life After Ripon blogger, and here we check in with her again.] June 3, 2013 Dear Journal, Since I wrote last, I had fellow Ripon alumna Vicky Weber ’12 as a summer roomie whilst she awaited the start of grad school in Colorado. I was working for Action Publications in… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon: Jeremy Johnson ’12

Chapter 12: A Year’s Worth of Reflections [Editor’s Note: Jeremy Johnson ’12 and Katlyn Lee ’12 are writing monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their own post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] Well, here we are. This is now the twelfth and final installment of the alumni blogs I’ve written. As per… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon: Katlyn Lee ’12

Chapter 12: A Year of Reflecting [Editor’s Note: Katlyn Lee ’12 and Jeremy Johnson ’12 are writing monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their own post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] June 5, 2013 Dear Journal, One year. One year ago I graduated from college, tears filling my eyes, but a smile… Continue reading

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