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Northland Class Taking Art Project, Film to Minnesota

…Saturday, May 14, with the 7 p.m. film screening of From Wisconsin With Love at the Minnesota Street Market. The film provides the perspective of the northern Wisconsin community that in 2014 beat back what would have been the world’s largest open-pit taconite mine in pristine forest on the shores…

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SONWA Winners 1991-Present

Nature Books for Adults and Children

…the Trees: My Life’s Journey from Ancient Celtic Wisdom to a Healing Vision of the Forest, Diana Beresford-Kroeger (Random House Canada, 2019) A fascinating autobiographical journey that highlights ancient Celtic wisdom, North American indigenous ecological knowledge and scientific research about the important role trees and other plants play in human…

Marissa Olsen

Filmmaking to Impassion, Teach

…essential filmmaking skills while also discussing the ways film can influence people and shape their reactions to a particular film. At this year’s ninth annual Big Water Film Festival sneak preview held in Northland College’s Alvord Theatre, several films were previewed, including student shorts. Marissa and classmates presented short student-made…

Immerse Yourselves

…can purchase—you cannot just fill in your billing information and then check out. Instead, learning is a journey of discovery. Your faculty members and peers will accompany you on this journey; they’ll help you determine which directions you might go and what paths to take, but they won’t carry you…

Paulette Moore with her camera

Free Speech TV Premieres Moore’s Doc

…articulating their world view and describing what has brought them together in sacred action. “We are honored to premiere this important new work by Mohawk filmmaker Paulette Moore,” said Ron Williams, executive director of Free Speech TV. “Filmed under extremely dangerous and difficult conditions, this is a courageous and inspiring…

Portrait of Northland College student Travis Sherlin

Travis Sherlin: Healthy Addiction for Exploration

Majoring in sustainable community development Grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee Keeps busy with school, bartending, rock climbing, and making big plans for the future Travis Sherlin entered Northland College as a freshman with a healthy addiction for exploration and a strong vision for his own educational journey. He spent several…

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International Application Process

…EcoLeague, and more. Your personal education journey would include experience with faculty members in your field getting to know you, your passions and your goals. Why Northland? Northland’s commitment to environmental education has been noticed around the United States by some of the most prestigious college reviews. In the last…

Film class and wild rice parching

Filmmaker, Students Document Harvest

students to show shorts at film festival As an educator, filmmaker and member of the Six Nations Mohawk tribe Northland College’s 2015 William P. Van Evera lecturer-in-residence Paulette Moore is eager to bring her relationship to the Great Lakes full circle. She’s planning to do this by collaborating with Northland…

Northland College professor Brian Tochterman

Why Donald Trump (wrongly) thinks Chicago resembles a war-torn country

THE POWERFUL POLITICS OF STOKING FEARS ABOUT URBAN VIOLENCE

…“Death Wish” was the New York City crime film par excellence, depicting a city overrun by a criminal underclass striking at random and with unprecedented violence. The film captured the depth of the urban crisis that New York City faced in the 1970s — a time also marked by Donald…

Sigurd Olson Speeches

…I make it to see the Apostle Island films because my planes weren’t flying either. I saw the film in Washington and was impressed. Living at Ashland I knew the Apostle Islands, once was storm bound there on a little sand spit of Long island for several days with nothing…