Search Results

Searched for: angela hoffman cooper
Northland College staff working in stream

Researchers Create Model for the Great Lakes

…from metropolitan areas and high intensity row crop agriculture,” Cooper said. Cooper and collaborators at the Natural Resources Research Institute at University of Minnesota-Duluth and Central Michigan University’s Institute for Great Lakes Research have focused on this region in an effort to build a better system for restoration and protection….

Northland College water researcher Matt Cooper presents at White House

Cooper Presents at Obama White House on Coastal Wetlands

Matt Cooper, research scientist at the Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation, presented his research on the Great Lakes coastal wetlands on November 17 at the White House. His research and presentation are part of the Resilient Lands and Waters Initiative. The roundtable coincided with the release of a national report…

Northland College students doing field research.

Investigating Coastal Wetlands as "Nursery Habitats"

Burke Center Researchers College Data

…for Great Lakes fish and looking at what those young fish eat when they’re in the wetlands in the fall,” said Research Scientist Matthew Cooper. “It’s a great time to sample the wetlands because fish that hatched in the spring and summer are now big enough to catch with our…

Northland College students doing field research.

Focusing on the Environment, as a Discipline and as an Attraction

Chronicle of Higher Education Special Report of Geographic Diversity

In 2014, Matthew Cooper had what many newly minted faculty scientists dream of: his own laboratory and a generous start-up package at a public research university. Then he heard about an opening at a liberal-arts college in rural northern Wisconsin and decided to give it all up. Today, Cooper is…

Northland College student Hattie Hoffman plays guitar

In Pursuit of Biology, Music, & Environmental Justice

Name: Hattie Hoffman Majors: biology with a music minor Keeps busy with ECCO Haus, the Sustainability Department, REuse Room, and NCAA softball It’s not always easy to merge two distinct halves of a whole brain. Sophomore Hattie Hoffman grew up surrounded by music, harnessing intuition and creativity through instruments from…

Snapping turtle

Researchers find heavy metals in Michigan turtles


A recent study published in Environmental Monitoring and Assessments finds turtles are getting doses of heavy metals such as lead and copper. Matt Cooper is one of the co-authors of this study. He’s a research scientist at Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin. Cooper joined us on Stateside to talk about…

BBC News logo

BBC Podcast with Prof Angela Stroud

Angela Stroud, sociologist and author of Good Guys with Guns, is interviewed in this eighteen-minute BBC World Service podcast, The Why Factor, where investigators explore the shift and expansion of guns and why people say they carry them. To listen….

Campus Forum

November 10, 2022, 2:00 pm3:00 pm

Students, as well as faculty and staff, are invited to a Campus Forum to continue discussions from earlier in the week. Administrators Present Vice President for Academic Affairs Alan Brew Chief of Staff Dawn Rivard Chief Financial Officer Sherri Venero Dean of Students Joe Cooper is unable to attend due…

Lake Superior storm

Communities United by Water: Honoring Moka’ang Giizis, the Late Joe Rose

June 25, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

…everyone who came in contact with him. This event will honor him and celebrate the communities and work he was a part of. Please bring a traditional gift (wooden/cooper bowls, spoons, blankets, cloth, wild rice, syrups, etc.) to Give-Away on behalf of Moka’ang Giizis to a water protector defendant and…