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COVID-19 Updates

Resources It is natural to experience a wide range of thoughts, feelings, and reactions in regards to the current global health crisis. Please visit our COVID-19 resource page for tips on how to take care of yourself and manage stress and anxiety. If you’re looking for ways to assist the Chequamegon Bay community (even from

2019 SONWA Winning books, To Speak for the Trees and The Boy Who Grew a Forest

Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Awards Announced

The Northland College Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute has announced the winning 2019 books for the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award (SONWA). Author Diana Beresford-Kroeger has been selected for the top prize in nature writing for her autobiographical release, To Speak for the Trees: My Life’s Journey from Ancient Celtic Wisdom to a Healing Vision

Earth Day fern

[Virtual] CUUF: Youth-Led Earth Day Service

April 26

Join us for a youth-led service to honor the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The service will include letters to future generations to celebrate the wonder and awe of our natural world and lament about the need to respond now, with action, to the climate crisis. We come together to realize we are not alone…  Read More

Northland College staff Stacy Craig

[Virtual] CUUF: A Natural Easter

April 12

Speaker: Stacy Craig Easter is often told as a supernatural story, where the fully human and fully divine anointed one, the Christ, is resurrected from death to guarantee eternal life to all humanity. What happens when we tell the Easter story as a natural story? We dig into the deep roots of ancient spring celebrations…  Read More

Northland College student Jimmy Moore in downtown Ashland.

Ashland Is Home

Junior Jimmy Moore on Moving North

Just west of where the Missouri meets the Mississippi lies a growing Missouri town called Wentzville, an area I should hope I know fairly well. Until August of 2019, I had lived there for all twenty years of my life. Moving to Ashland, Wisconsin was quite the transition as I adjusted to a new landscape,

Northland alumna Jenise Swartley at her computer.

Northland Alum, Faculty Coordinate Community Response

Chequamegon Bay Community Care Network Identifies Needs and Services

As coronavirus moved closer to home, people in the Chequamegon Bay region began to express a desire to do something to help one another. A Facebook group was created and alumna Jenise Swartley ’19 and Assistant Professor of Education Dani O’Brien along with two other people started organizing a network of volunteers. Called the Chequamegon

Faculty receive training for providing online instruction to students.

Northland Halts In-Person Instruction

Transitions to Online Courses March 23

On March 13 at 2:36 p.m., Michaela Jurewicz, a senior chemistry student, discovered she had just taken her last in-person class at Northland. “It was a bit . . . unexpected,” she said. An Emergency Response Team had met for days, listening to experts, and working through the implications of coronavirus and how decisions would

wolf in winter

Great Lakes Wolf Symposium

October 20, 8:00 amOctober 22, 5:00 pm

The Timber Wolf Alliance is hosting the Great Lakes Wolf Symposium October 20-22. This symposium is held on the Northland College campus every four years and coincides with Wolf Awareness Week. The intent of the symposium is to provide an opportunity for researchers and other wildlife professionals to share research and knowledge regarding wolves in…  Read More