Rachel Mueller

Writer | Editor | Story Specialist

United States

Storytelling is my power. I share simple yet impactful messaging through a variety of consistent and engaging content.

My specialties include writing, editing, and content strategy with a journalistic flair. I create stellar content for blogs, email, print, and more, finesse websites, supercharge social media presences, and add much-needed spice to brands.

Portfolio

Storytelling

St. Norbert College Magazine
11/05/2021
Jason Berken is in Tune with Bob Dylan

Musical passions and a carefully trained ear take Jason Berken ’95 on tour with the greatest songwriter of our time. (pg. 27)

St. Norbert College Magazine
07/09/2021
There's an App for That (or There Soon Will Be)

Entertainment, editing, eye-tracking technology: Real-world applications across the breadth of human experience were the focus for computer science seniors this year as they finished up their capstone projects.

St. Norbert College Magazine
03/11/2021
SNC Storytellers Hark Back

The latest episodes of St. Norbert College's new video series Behind the Arch are bringing campus history to light through conversation.

St. Norbert College Magazine
01/15/2021
Change of Plans

A mountainside heart attack had Jim Sutton '68 hitting pause - but not for long. At a time when many of us are feeling that our lives have been derailed, we touch base with four alumni who have already experienced life events that stopped them in their tracks.

St. Norbert College Magazine
01/15/2021
Alumni Profile/General Concludes 35-Year Career

Brig. Gen. Jill Lannan '85 is the first female SNC graduate to earn the rank of general, but she originally had no intention of joining the military.

St. Norbert College Magazine
01/15/2021
St. Norbert College in the Time of COVID

College during COVID: We're getting it done. Whether in-person, in lockdown or just plain interrupted, SNC students have managed to stay on track; more, they've excelled themselves at living and learning responsibly for the good of all.

St. Norbert College Magazine
01/15/2021
Virtually There

A segment on pg. 19 of "SNC in the Time of Covid" spread.

St. Norbert College Magazine
07/24/2020
A Short Course in Media Effects

Miss hitting the books? In this new occasional feature, your St. Norbert education continues as we profile a course or lecture taught by our own faculty.

St. Norbert College Magazine
03/17/2020
Bryn Mawr Partners on Tech

A new partnership with Bryn Mawr aims to continue support of faculty in the classroom and provide more opportunity for fostering innovative, technology-centered teaching techniques.

St. Norbert College Magazine
10/31/2019
Working in Harmony

Sabbaticals can be solitary endeavors, as faculty work to write books or conduct experiments in labs. But for Yi-Lan Niu (Music), it was a collaborative journey. Niu's sabbatical project was two parts: Produce a music album and develop a website for promotion - the latter being something her students frequently ask for help with, but, until now, she didn't have experience to share.

St. Norbert College Magazine
07/01/2019
Alumni Profile/Finding Beauty in Forgotten Homes

Steel-toed boots and an old St. Norbert College sweatshirt. That's what Cassie (Herrmann) Wenzel '07 wears to work pretty much every morning, and she wouldn't want it any other way. "It's not a glamorous life by any means, but it's a life I really enjoy," she says.

St. Norbert College Magazine
07/01/2019
Durkin Crosses the Finish Line

Durkin attended St. Norbert from 1968-73, but he left the college just two courses shy of completing his degree. He built a successful career in sportscasting, calling more than 80,000 horse races in America and Europe, including the infamous Triple Crown races - the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.

St. Norbert College Magazine
03/17/2019
Two Sides to the Story

Deciding on a college is a fulfilling next step for many high schoolers, but for twins, the process can be-come a family affair full of conversations about whether they should attend the same school. For Ian Rathburn ’22 and his twin brother, Drew, their strong family connection to St. Norbert College also became part of that experience.

St. Norbert College Magazine
03/08/2019
Cassandra Voss Center to Host White Privilege Symposium on Campus

While the CVC and St. Norbert are leading the charge, they've partnered with other organizations to bring this event to campus; in the region, Lawrence University, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Schreiber and Associated Bank; and nationally with the Washington D.C.-based Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

St. Norbert College Magazine
02/05/2019
Free Window on World Affairs

For the first time ever, the annual Great Decisions Lecture Series at St. Norbert College will be free to all. Coordinated by the college's Center for Global Engagement (CGE), this eight-part lecture series begins in early February and will give the college and members of the community a chance to learn and discuss global affairs that currently affect the United States and other nations around the world.

St. Norbert College Magazine
11/16/2018
Sophomore Accepted to D.C. Advocacy Program

Anderson was chosen this past spring as one of 20 advocates - out of more than 500 applicants - for the Advocacy Corps, a Quaker program founded in 1943.

St. Norbert College Magazine
10/31/2018
Unpacking a Plesiosaur

Unpacking a Plesiosaur Confirming a new species is not something that happens in a lightbulb moment, and no one knows this better than Rebecca (Schmeisser) McKean '04 (Geology).

St. Norbert College Magazine
10/31/2018
All Are Welcome in This Place

St. Norbert Abbey's new northeast entrance is now officially open to the De Pere community and beyond.

St. Norbert College Magazine
06/30/2018
Tell Me a Story

A showcase of stories that have been recorded by St. Norbert friends so far with the help of the Cassandra Voss Center (CVC) and the StoryCorps organization.

St. Norbert College Magazine
03/06/2018
New 'Tech Bar' Works to Boost Students' Digital Know-How

Spring semester will reveal some new changes, which will be implemented when students return. The team plans to relocate the Tech Bar to Cofrin Hall in order for student consultants to be closer to the main ITS department. They're also considering a shift in some operating hours to accommodate students' busy schedules.

SNCParents Newsletter
09/05/2017
Research at the Library? Yep! It's Not Passé.

Whether or not your student elects to use the Research Center, simply chatting with one of the librarians is often helpful, says Nick Schmudlach '19. " They expanded my understanding of the number of [research] options out there," he says.

Mulva Library
05/16/2017
Students in Core Curriculum Courses Practice Key Research Skills

Students at St. Norbert College not only build expertise in specific areas of study or while collaborating on projects in class, but they also learn through core courses in ways that prepare them to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Mulva Library
04/26/2017
History Students Gain Valuable Know-How of Archival Research

Students in HIST 211 – Research Methods in History – are learning a variety of strategies related to historical research, including ways to explore primary sources and evaluate the relevancy of materials they discover.

St. Norbert College Magazine
02/07/2017
St. Norbert Plays in the Digital Sandbox: Part 2

As future employers of SNC students start to incorporate cutting-edge technologies like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), and expect even more tech-related skills from new graduates, the academic technology team in Information Technology Services (ITS) has a clear mission in mind.

St. Norbert College Magazine
12/06/2016
St. Norbert Plays in the Digital Sandbox

A light-activated alarm clock. A plant health monitor. A hand-held weather station. These are just a few of the projects that students of Michael Olson (Physics) built in his class this semester.

St. Norbert College Magazine
05/05/2015
All Hands Served on Deck for a $311,370 Success Story

You did it! Last Wednesday, more than 800 members of our community contributed $210,370 to the St. Norbert Fund, blowing out of the water our previous one-day record of $112,500 (set in November 2013).

St. Norbert College Magazine
04/07/2015
All Hands on Deck! Day of Giving to Close Out Campaign

Wednesday, April 29, is All Hands on Deck Day: A day we will call on those in our community – students, parents, alumni, faculty, staff and friends – to support the college by contributing to the St. Norbert Fund.

St. Norbert College Magazine
06/02/2015
Friends Meet World

On Sunday, May 17, the Class of 2015 shifted their graduation cap tassels from right to left and exited Schuldes Sports Center as new alumni of St. Norbert College.

St. Norbert College Magazine
03/03/2015
Arabist Aids Recruitment in Saudi

Working in tandem this spring to recruit students from Saudi Arabia will be Kit Klepinger ’99 (Center for International Education) and Robert Kramer (History).

St. Norbert College Magazine
02/03/2015
Figures of Faith Preside Over Birder Hall

A Franciscan sister on her way to sainthood stands among four artists of faith celebrated in a series of statues commissioned for Birder Hall.

St. Norbert College Magazine
02/03/2015
Young Alums Teach in Some Unusual Classrooms

The Class of 2014 brought 45 new teachers to schools across Wisconsin and the United States. Many new teachers strive for an entry-level position to start their career, but in the past few years, some St. Norbert College alums have been able to find truly unique opportunities in the teaching field.

Copy Writing & Design

Mulva Library
10/10/2016
“Fantastic Librarians” Poster

A twist on “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” to promote research help from librarians at St. Norbert College.