Current Ripon 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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The Intern Diaries: Reshma McHale

Reshma McHale is a senior from Shorewood, Wisconsin majoring in Politics and Government and Anthropology. She is interning with Pavich Law Offices in Chicago this summer. She is one of four Ripon College students sharing their stories of research internships and jobs over the course of this summer. Welcome to the Fish Bowl Have you ever wondered what it feels… Continue reading

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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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The Intern Diaries: Derek Saxon

Derek Saxon is a junior chemistry major from Iron Mountain, Michigan. He is conducting research this summer on biopolymers with Professor Dean Katahira of the Chemistry Department at Ripon College as part of his involvement with the McNair Scholars Program. He is one of four Ripon College students sharing their stories of research internships and jobs over the course of… 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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