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Global Discussion on Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change

…for a moral response. “We face a crisis of compassion, as climate catastrophe sweeps toward those who have no voice to defend themselves – children, future generations, plants and animals, people on the economic and geographical margins,“ Moore said. “If we have a duty of compassion, then we have a…

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Q&A with Helen Pent Jenkins, class of 2008

…Northland, and the fall out of the 2008 financial crisis. TRAVIS: How did you decide to attend Northland College? What factors influenced your decision? HELEN: I chose Northland for a few different reasons. I really loved the small college population, the student-to-staff ratio, and the rural character of Ashland. I…

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Counseling Services

…to our students. The professional counseling staff recognizes that the challenges of college life require a variety of personal strengths and problem solving skills. Short-term counseling is available, as well as crisis management and off-campus referral, to assist you to strengthen and develop your abilities to effectively cope with the…

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CARES Act Notification Archive

…require financial assistance due to COVID-19 circumstances and expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the Coronavirus. The goal is to keep students on the path to academic success during this unexpected crisis. Emergency Financial Aid Grants help any currently enrolled student who faced financial difficulties due…

Northland College professor Brian Tochterman's book, The Dying City

The Cultural Origins of the Urban Crisis

An Interview with Brian L. Tochterman

…Minnesota, one on the “urban crisisand another on cold war culture, taught by Professors Kevin P. Murphy and Elaine Tyler May respectively. I arrived intending to study early twentieth-century urban development, but the course material really got me excited about the post-World War II period. May’s Homeward Bound made…

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SONWA Winners 1991-Present

Nature Books for Adults and Children

…excelled at science and went on to study in the United States. After returning home, Wangari blazed a trail across Kenya, using her knowledge and compassion to promote the rights of her countrywomen and to help save the land, one tree at a time. • 2011. Fire Season: Field Notes…

GLWC director Mic Isham on panel discussion at Northland College

Isham heads Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission

…on Madeline Island, he speaks with compassion and confidence on behalf of the entire LCO community, regional tribes, and especially the regional environment.” 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…

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NSF Award Funds Sustainable Plastics Research

NC Receives $364,361 National Science Foundation Award

…awesome because we’re looking into developing new biodegradable plastics which could help solve a global crisis,” said junior John Aguirre, who is part of the research team. “I’m learning how to use technology that is used in graduate school and beyond, the ability to communicate new ideas with my fellow…

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Moore to Speak at 105th Commencement

…Tide Rising has been chosen as a “global read” by The Charter for Compassion Global Book Club. People around the world are invited to read the book—then come together virtually for a conversation on October 22, 2016. Northland College has also chosen Great Tide Rising for a One Campus, One…

President Miller and Mary Trettin read books

One Community, One Read

…a “global read” by The Charter for Compassion Global Book Club, to be discussed virtually in the Alvord Theatre Saturday, October 22, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. “This is an ideal opportunity to bring together students, staff, faculty, and the broader community to read one book in the same timeframe on a…