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Tracking Peccaries, Primates

Northland College-Costa Rican Wildlife Project

For five weeks, Jennifer Franke hiked the pathways of a Costa Rican park, checking trail cams and looking for signs of wildlife. She slept at ranger stations, awoken each morning by the noisy chorus of howler monkey troupes. “Alpha males making their roaring vocal displays,” she said. This usually started at 3 a.m. but Franke…  Read More

Andrew Jensen

Clouds and Climate Change

Prof Andrew Jensen Develops Mathematical Model

Oceans cover about seventy percent of the Earth surface and so sea-air interactions play a key role in the atmospheric system. In particular, oceans are a reservoir of sea spray aerosols—the most widely distributed natural aerosols Climatologists consider the role of clouds together with aerosols to be the largest single uncertainty in climate prediction. In…  Read More

Tulips outside of Ponzio Campus Center

CUUF: The Beloved Community

May 19, 10:00 am11:00 am

The Beloved Community Our closing service of the school year includes our Flower Communion and Child Dedication. We also honor our graduating seniors (high school and college) during the service.  What a wonderful way to conclude our Spring season worship.  What better way to celebrate this day than to lift up the goal of becoming a…  Read More …  Read More

Milwaukee Schlitz Center skyline graphic

Northland and the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Jessica (Biswell) Knox '98, Spring and Nick Holz Houston '15

Once a farm for the Schlitz Brewery draft horses, Schlitz Audubon Nature Center is Milwaukee’s comprehensive nature center. Three alumni work at the Schlitz Audubon Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We caught up with them to find out more. Jessica (Biswell) Knox ’98 School Programs Manager One of your favorite things? Great Lake Michigan! It’s only…  Read More

Northland College Kate Miler stands in a wetland

On the Path of Plants

Plant Ecologist Kate Miller '02

Kate Miller ’02 grew up in Indiana and is a bit fuzzy now on how she landed at Northland College. But, she clearly remembers her freshman year with professors Jim Meeker and Dorothy Lagerroos—a life-changing block semester of outdoor labs, long-term monitoring, and plant identification. “I didn’t know people who knew plants before that,” she…  Read More

People riding stationary bikes


May 23, 5:15 pm6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:15 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 23, 2019

Free spin classes brought to you by Northland College Athletics with instruction from Ignite Fitness.…  Read More

Woman meditating


May 21, 12:00 pm12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 21, 2019

Sponsored by Northland College Athletics and taught by Jodi Supanich, an instructor at Northland College and owner of the Washburn Meditation Center.…  Read More

Yoga in the fitness center


May 20, 5:15 pm6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:15 pm on Monday, repeating until May 20, 2019

Northland College Athletics will offer free wellness classes to the entire student body, faculty and staff on campus for May Term.…  Read More