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Solar 101 – Community Info Night

February 4, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Jolma Electric will present Solar 101: Community Info Night. Bring your questions and learn about the opportunity solar can provide. This event is free and open to the public….

Northland sign

Moore to Speak at 105th Commencement

Kathleen Dean Moore, one of the most provocative voices in environmental writing, will be the featured speaker at Northland College’s 105th Commencement. She will also receive an honorary degree as a Doctor of Humane Letters. “Moore’s work brings together the art of the essay, the wisdom of the natural world,…

Forest Lodge Boathouse

Student projects save USFS $100,000, receive recognition

Northland College President Michael Miller, left, Assistant Professor of Outdoor Education Evan Coulson, middle, and Supervisor of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Paul Strong accept the Accessibility Accomplishment Award at a ceremony at Forest Lodge. In an unprecedented move, the USDA Forest Service for the second year in a row awarded…

Powwow 101

September 11, 2023, 5:00 pm6:00 pm

Join us for an interactive and engaging way to learn powwow history and etiquette. If you’ve never attended a powwow before, this is your opportunity to learn more now so you’ll be ready for the 47th Annual Northland College Powwow on Saturday, September 16. This is a fun, family-friendly event….

kids make soda bottle structure

A Highway, or Muddy Path, Shall Be There!

Guest column by almnus Max Metz ’10, for the alumni enewsletter As you approach the small roofed structure you’re not quite sure what is going on. You stumble a bit as you descend a narrow path more frequented by horses than human feet, being wary of snakes, dodging rocks and…

Northland student playing lacrosse

Lacrosse 101

Q&A with Matthew Hoszko From: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada Majors: Business Management, Sustainable Entrepreneurship Activities: Vice President of Student Athletic Council, Public Relations Coordinator of WRNC 97.7FM Q. How did you discover lacrosse? A. Lacrosse was a major part of growing up in Canada. It was always hockey in the…

Loon airs its wings

Protect Loons

Over the last seventy years, northern Wisconsin has experienced increasing development. Housing density maps from 1940, 1990, and 2010 clearly show cumulative density throughout the decades, particularly in the lakes regions. What does this mean for loons? Loss of habitat, declining water quality, and increased recreational use of lakes influences…

Northland College Students at Apostle Island Ice Caves

Coolest School in the Midwest

Sierra Magazine Recognizes Northland for Sustainability Initiatives

Located at the tip of Wisconsin on the shore of Lake Superior, Northland College is literally one of the coolest schools in the nation. Now Sierra magazine, a publication of the Sierra Club, has named the College in a list of “cool schools,” for its commitment to the environment and…

Randy Lehr and Peter Annin stand together outside the Alvord Theatre at Northland College.

Burke Center Officially Launches

Annin, Lehr address crowd of 100 A highlight of the Northland College Fall Festival weekend of events took place Friday at the Alvord theater as some 100 people attended the opening of the Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation, a center devoted to freshwater science, environmental literacy, communication and…