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Ethiopian girl stretches before running (Girls Gotta Run Foundation)

If You Give a Girl a Pair of Sneakers . . . .

Dr. Patricia E. Ortman '71 Creates Girls Gotta Run Foundation

…and worldwide efforts to educate and empower girls and women, like the Girls Gotta Run program for girls in Ethiopia that I and my husband co-founded are more important than ever. And the backlash to the backlash, as evidenced by the national and international women’s marches that took place the…

A yurt sits on a snowy hillside

Washburn School Spring Break Ashwabay Yurt Trip

March 27, 2:00 pmMarch 29, 12:00 pm

…Registration fees support transportation costs, food, and continued youth program opportunities. Schedule Monday, March 27 2 p.m. Arrive at the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, Depart for Mt. Ashwabay 2:30 p.m. Arrive at Mt. Ashwabay, Hike to Yurt 3 p.m. Settle In 4 p.m. Recreation—may include skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, exploring! 6…

Forest Lodge Woods

Mamie Parker: On Fishing Not Kissing

…still not a lot of women and not a lot of girls that believe that they can do it. I was told that this is not a job for girls, and that you should go and become a medical doctor, or you should go and become a teacher, that you…

Sigurd Olson Articles

Some of these articles were published in 1951 in North Country Magazine. Sigurd also wrote a couple of hundred short sketches for newspapers; he wrote a few between 1937 and 1939, but most were from 1940 to 1943, and were syndicated to a number of newspapers, mostly in the Midwest….

Glass of beer sitting next to Cabbie's Tap logo.

Ten-cent Taps, Lasting Romance & Ida's Special Sauce

…had tap beer for a dime. It was a lot of fun meeting others and dancing and not spending a lot of money. I remember scrambling to get back to the dorm by 10 p.m. because the girls had hours (the guys did not). Women wouldn’t stand for that anymore….

Young ladies in a canoe on a lake with fall colors behind them.

Youth Outreach Programs

Planting the Seeds of Literature The Children’s and Young Adult Literature Conference is a symposium for educators, including public librarians, teachers, child care providers, parents, and college students enrolled in fields related to education. Held at Northland College, this conference will include keynote presentations, breakout sessions, networking time, book signing,…

Northland student portaging canoe

Outdoor Education

Backpacker Magazine ranks Northland second in a list of the nation’s best colleges for hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. The reasons? Our proximity to trails, rivers, forests, Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands, our outdoor rec opportunities, student clubs, Outdoor Orientation, outdoor education major, and our passionate professors. In short,…

Northland student stands in Lake Superior

Kert's Most Awesome Weekend Adventures

…Creek, and along the mainland of Lake Superior, past Houghton Point, Sioux River Beach, Bayfield, and Red Cliff. A sea kayak allows most anyone to visit any part of the Lake Superior shoreline with a little bit of Outpost-guided training! 4. Mountain Biking at Mt. Ashwabay Mount Ashwabay is well…

Northland College Baldwin Commons


…harvest is also used out on the trails during Northland’s outdoor orientation trips each August. In addition to sourcing as much local food as we can, we do our best to keep you and the planet healthy by using cage free eggs, antibiotic-free chicken and pork, sustainable seafood, and zero…

Deer exclosure-Bayfield County

Wisconsin’s Disappearing Forest

Prof Sarah Johnson researches the botanical realities of deer browse

…many a newly wolfless mountain, and seen the south-facing slopes wrinkle with a maze of new deer trails. I have seen every edible bush and seedling browsed, first to anaemic desuetude, and then to death. I have seen every edible tree defoliated to the height of a saddlehorn. Such a…