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Northland College student Max Beal was awarded the Parker Matzinger Internship Award

Beal first to receive Parker Matzinger Internship Award

Northland College junior Max Beal is the first recipient of the Parker Matzinger Internships of Impact Award. Beal was awarded $2,000 for a six-week internship managing and conducting camera trap research on terrestrial wildlife in Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula. Parker Matzinger was a 2016 graduate of Northland College who double-majored…

Three researchers walking through stream

Tracking Wildlife in the Tropics

…Cameras? Over the course of nearly three months, Matzinger, Olson, park staff, and local volunteers conducted track surveys while managing trail cameras and acoustic devices that record sound. Matzinger will analyze the findings for his senior thesis. Matzinger and Olson left a few cameras in the park for Costa Rican…

Jaguar Macho Uno

Macho Uno

Tracking One of the Oldest Wild Jaguars

Wheeler Hall 2016

Stolid Wheeler Hall

…faculty offices. I found out why when I took a tour in July with Don Chase, a 1962 Northland graduate and longtime staff member, now retired, and board member. Wheeler Hall is, indeed, the campus’ first building—completed in 1893 for North Wisconsin Academy, the private high school that became Northland…

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2017 Alumni Awards Announced

…honored at the Orange and Blue Alumni Dinner Party, Saturday, September 23, 6-9 p.m. Register now. POSTHUMOUS AWARDS Parker Matzinger ’16, Young Alumni Achievement Award The indelible Parker achieved more as a young man and undergraduate than most do in a lifetime. His work with Professor Eric Olson was groundbreaking…

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49th Annual Folk Fest

…forces with NCSA’s Sustainability Work Group, led by senior Parker Matzinger, Neitzke hopes to make every aspect of the festival, from signage to concessions, as low-waste as possible, incorporating recyclable and reusable materials at every level of organization. Accompanying various live performances of both acoustic and amplified music is a…

Northland College students do radio interview in early 1960s with photographer and curator John Szarkowski

Changing the Way We See

Ashland native John Szarkowski showed America a new way to look at photographs.

…years of statehood. In 1958, he returned to Ashland, where he taught American Literature at Northland College, filling in for English Professor Lydia Peterson, says Northland College historian Don Chase ‘62, who sat in on that class as a student. In 1962, when Szarkowski was offered the position of director…

Dan Romano

Alumnus Dan Romano: Weatherman

…starring in his own television show, but Romano is happy. “It’s not quite like Storm Chasers, but I get to do more than just chase storms,” he said. “I have the opportunity to share good weather with people and tell them they can go outside and enjoy their weekend.”  …