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
Join us for the 2018 Islands Summit. The Madeline Island/Town of La Pointe community is excited to serve as your hosts for this unique event. Beautiful Madeline Island is located in southwestern Lake Superior, roughly three miles off-shore from the Wisconsin mainland. The Madeline Island Chamber of Commerce provides great information on what Madeline Island
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…
The students and faculty of the Northland College Educator Preparation Program have been nationally recognized by the Colleges of Distinction, an organization that connects students to colleges and programs. “We find it critical for future educators to be experienced practitioners with a keen understanding of different perspectives,” the Colleges of Distinctions wrote in its recognition…
For students, one of the awesome benefits of Northland’s Forest Lodge programs is spending time with and learning from the professionals involved. These people may inspire students as they consider their life path and career. Others will empower students to acknowledge skills, strengths, abilities, and interests. We’ll embark on these opportunities as a group, so
Join professional artists Diana Randolph and Jan Wise for this artist’s retreat nestled among the old-growth trees at Forest Lodge on Lake Namakagon in Cable, Wisconsin. Observe, explore, and interpret the pristine lake and forest environment of this unique north woods retreat through various art and drawing mediums. Class work takes place in the boathouse…
The CRC engages in projects that capture attitudes, perceptions and behaviors related to the natural environment, and that explore how policies and changes in the environment affect quality of life, attachment to place, and well-being.
A listing and links to publications produced by the Northland College Center for Rural Communities.
Opinion Polls Hot Topics The Northland College Public Opinion Polls are designed to capture the opinions of people living in the north woods region related to locally-relevant, topical issues.
We are developing a public database of assets and amenities that make rural communities a good places to live.