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Robin Wall Kimmerer

The Gifts You Bring the World

…around you and take note of your landmarks, the compass you carry, your internal GPS—for the paths when Siri cannot guide you. The place where beginnings and endings meet is also a time of uncertainty and vulnerability, so be kind to one another. Gratitude is something that on a day

Kids at Stockton

Better than Xbox: the Apostle Island School

…a screen all day.” “This and the other comments are potent,” Jenkins said. “These comments expose the prevailing disconnect, and resulting anxiety and depression, that is occurring in our society along with deadening senses and lives as students engage with screens on average eight hours a day,” she said. Students…

SONWA Winners 2017

Honeybees and a trailblazing scientist top the 2017 SONWA book awards

…true tale, Mike’s keen eye sees past the current day cornfields of the driftless region of Iowa to the historic trout stream and the ecosystem that existed. The story teaches the age-old process of discovery for the young reader and the restoration of the natural world. —Jan Penn, SONWA committee…

Robin Wall Kimmerer at commencement

“We can’t just change light bulbs, we have to change hearts”

…the needs of the world.” Kimmerer offered the advice that “gratitude is the seed of happiness,” and that “practicing gratitude is a truly radical act in a consumption driven society.” She presented gifts of gratitude for the college to President Miller and Katrina Werchouski of the Indigenous Cultural Center. Kimmerer…

wolf in winter

Great Lakes Wolf Symposium

In 2018, the Midwest Wolf Stewards meeting will not be held so attendees will participate in the International Wolf Symposium October 12-14. Learn more at the IWS Symposium website. Take a look at the 2017 presentations….

President Karl Solibakke stands on a bridge in a blue blazer and tie.

It Takes A Community

Gratitude for Our Surrounding Region

Retired professor Tim Doyle at home.

Skills for a Meaningful Life

Professor Tim Doyle '84 retires.