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Copper Falls

Copper Falls Hike with Geologist Tom Fitz

September 20, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Dr. Tom Fitz, Northland College professor of geoscience, will present on the fascinating geology at Copper Falls State Park. Attendants can learn more about the long and remarkable geologic history of the region, the rocks at the park, and how nature and manmade changes shaped the park’s waterfalls and scenery. Fitz has extensive knowledge of…  Read More

Wheeler Hall 2016

In the Shadow of Giants

Don Moore to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Just as January marks the beginning of a new calendar year, for schools and colleges, September is a fresh start to a rigorous nine-month schedule. At Northland College, the campus comes to life after a summer slumber. Students return and classrooms fill as they have for over a hundred years. The focus turns to the

Family running into the waves with their shoes on the beach

International Joint Commission Coming to Northland

The Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation is partnering with the International Joint Commission to host a public listening session in the Northland College Alvord Theatre September 25 at 7 p.m. The International Joint Commission (IJC) is a Canadian-United States treaty organization that seeks to prevent and resolve issues facing the two countries’ boundary waters. The

Outdoor movie

Outdoor Movie! Back to the Future

September 21, 8:00 pm10:00 pm

NCSA showing of Back to the Future! Free and open to all. Screening will be outside, on the campus mall, so bring a blanket, chair, or something comfy to lounge on. Feel free to bring your own snacks, popcorn will be provided!


Chequamegon Bay Environmental Youth Council

October 12, 10:00 am1:00 pm

Chequamegon Bay area youth coming together with other students in the region to meet and take action for the issues you are passionate about. What is the purpose? Empower: Create a safe place for youth to express concerns and care for the world through expression that is unique to their interest Engage: Celebrate the natural…  Read More

Heather Swan in Beesuit

Exploring Intimacy with Insects

September 20, 4:00 pm5:00 pm

In her talk, Dr. Heather Swan will examine the importance of insects to our human lives in a moment when many insect populations are plummeting and what we can do to help them survive. Dr. Swan will share research she’s done in China, Ecuador, and around the US. She will include a couple of short…  Read More

Everybody Party

Northland Welcomes the Class of 2023

Convocation and the Everybody Party

Northland College welcomed one of the largest classes of students in celebratory fashion. Under blue skies and sunshine, Drummer Stevie Matier led 215 or more new students across Fenenga Bridge to the campus mall. Students each carried a stone embossed with their name in their hand—many gathered during their Outdoor Orientation trips in previous weeks—to

Northland student Emma Holtan conducts research

A Chance to Speak for Lake Superior

Burke Center to Host IJC Public Listening Session Sept 25

Three years ago, I arrived at Northland College’s campus, largely because Lake Superior’s magic had long attracted me to its shores. By my first week living along Chequamegon Bay, I realized how much the lake had not only drawn me in but how being a part of this community means having a connection to the