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Northland Near You

April 14, 2:00 pm3:30 pm

Iowa featuring professor Elizabeth Andre Join Alumni Board President Nancy Franz ’81 and Professor Elizabeth Andre for a tailgate party celebrating water trails at the Story County Conservation Center at McFarland Park. Dr. Elizabeth Andrew, Associate Professor of Outdoor Education at Northland will share the history of rivers as highways before roads. She will share…

Xcel Energy Power Plant

Xcel Energy Bayfront Power Plant Tour

February 21, 1:00 pm2:30 pm

Xcel Energy will be providing a guided tour of the Bayfront Power Plant to students of the course Renewable Energy and Sustainable Design. If you are interested in seeing where our electricity comes from or learning more about the use of wood chips as a fuel source, please consider joining the tour. The tour is…

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Safety & Security

Campus Safety works to promote and provide a safe living, learning, and working environment for the Northland community.

Apostle Island rock

soec

Join us, just miles from the shores of the Apostle Islands, for the 20th Annual Student Outdoor Educators Conference Outdoor Apostles: Where Do We Go From Here? The SOEC offers emerging outdoor education and recreation enthusiasts the opportunity to share, teach, and learn in a professional conference setting. Participate in outdoor educator skill development workshops and

Journal Entries Singing Wilderness

Sigurd F. Olson Journal Entries The Singing Wilderness. The Singing Wilderness, published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1956, was Sigurd Olson’s first book, and it was immensely successful, becoming a classic of American nature writing. For Sigurd himself, it was the culmination of a long and hard-fought dream. The journal entries and letters below, along with

Mexican gray wolf movie still

Back from the Brink of Extinction

Mexican Wolf Reintroduction and Recovery

Mexican wolves (Canis lupus baileyi) have persevered against what many might consider overwhelming odds. The 1982 recovery team saw no possibility of complete delisting of the Mexican wolf and instead established a prime objective “to conserve and ensure the survival of Canis lupus baileyi by maintaining a captive breeding population and re-establishing a viable, self-sustaining…

Great Lakes

Stateside Radio: Peter Annin on Pleasant Prairie

Why this 2010 approval of a multi-million gallon Great Lakes water diversion is drawing new scrutiny

When Peter Annin, director of the Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation at Northland College, was completing research for an updated version of his book The Great Lakes Water Wars, he discovered a detail about Great Lakes water diversions that had gone unnoticed for eight years. According to his findings, the state of Wisconsin never announced…

Northland College student repackage leftover food.

Larson Food Lab

The Don R. and Carole J. Larson Food Lab represents a milestone in local food infrastructure as the region’s largest food processing facility. The food processing facilities are structured to function not just as a certified kitchen, but also as a laboratory for student education, research and discovery, and as a catalyst for local economic

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

When John Szarkowski began as director of photography at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City in 1962, photography was considered a utilitarian median, a means to document what existed. He elevated the photograph as a legitimate form of art. “Szarkowski’s thinking, whether Americans know it or not, has become our thinking about…