Search Results

Searched for: 2020 05 29
Show only:   News   Pages   Events   Show All
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, and the moral clarity of philosophy…  Read More

Northland College Health Services

COVID-19 Updates

Read the CARES ACT Notification. Read the Clery COVID-19 Compliance Notification. 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

Northland College student Shyanne Eustace

Giving Back to Her Tribal Community

Shyanne Eustace Receives Udall Foundation Scholarship

The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation announced Friday they had selected Northland College sophomore Shyanne Eustace as a 2020 Udall Scholar. This scholarship will provide up to $7,000 for Eustace’s junior year of academic study. A sixteen-member independent review committee selected this year’s group of fifty-five Udall Scholars from among 429 candidates

Northland College student taking a water sample.

[Canceled] Aquatic Ecology Field Academy

July 20July 24

Get experience in the critical skills of aquatic ecology using professional water testing equipment, conducting stream discharge measurements, and discussing ecological climate change adaptations and watershed restoration. You will wade inland waters to investigate lake ecology and identify macro invertebrates. And develop leadership and teamwork while learning boat safety skills and laboratory safety procedures. Get a…  Read More

Northland College Professor of Geology Tom Fitz standing in front of map, showing students the region

Northland College Named College of Distinction

Internships, undergraduate research, professional conferences, outdoor orientation, and capstone projects, are among the educational components that have earned Northland College the title, College of Distinction. “Northland College has proven itself to be at the forefront of American higher education with a modern, student-centered approach to teaching,” said Tyson Schritter, the chief operating officer for Colleges

Tracking canines in snow

Volunteer Carnivore Tracking Training & Refresher

November 7, 9:00 am3:00 pm

This workshop, instructed by Timber Wolf Alliance Chair Adrian Wydeven, Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator Jordyn O’Gara, and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Technician Sarah Boles, teaches the basics of tracking medium-to-large-sized carnivores in Wisconsin including track identification, gait patterns, and conducting snow track survey. Participants will be provided with a tracker’s notebook. This workshop…  Read More

Northland College alums Derek Ogle and Tam Hofman

Alumni Association Recognizes Hofman and Ogle

The Northland College Alumni Association honored Tam Hofman ‘80 and Derek Ogle ’89 at the alumni dinner during its annual Fall Festival September 28-29. Hofman is a park ranger with the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, where she has been recognized for her interpretive work, receiving the National Park Service Freeman Tilden Award, the highest honor…  Read More

Northland College alum Terry Daulton's painting of Crystal Bog

On Merging Art and Science

How One Class Changed My Life

In ninth grade, we were assigned a career research project. I picked wildlife biologist. When Northland College sent a brochure with students paddling a wild river, I was hooked. At Northland, I found great friends and mentors. Dr. Lee Stadnyk guided my path through environmental studies. Spring courses paddled the Boundary Waters. A friend encouraged…  Read More

Northland College student Andy Kasun stands with his winning academic poster

Burke Center Student Researchers Take Top Prizes

Kasun and Ulman Showcase Freshwater Research at AGU

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) awarded Northland College senior Andy Kasun first place and senior Marisa Ulman honorable mention in the undergraduate category at the Spring 2018 Virtual Poster Showcase. The event featured sixty-seven presenters from countries around the world showcasing their research and contributions to the fields of earth and space science. Kasun presented…  Read More

GLWC director Mic Isham on panel discussion at Northland College

Isham heads Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission

Michael “Mic” Isham Jr. ’87 arrived at Northland College as a self-described punk kid who wanted to play basketball. During his time, he connected with the professors turned mentors—most notably, Native American Studies Professor Joe Rose ‘58—played intramurals, studied sociopolitical and environmental studies, and served as president of the Native American Student Association for two…  Read More