Northland College alum Jennifer Granick

Emulating the compassion and inspiration of her Northland professors

Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Majors: biology and writing with minor in chemistry ‘98 Occupation: veterinarian, assistant professor of small animal internal medicine Employer: University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine What I do: Teach medicine veterinary students, interns and residents. Perform basic science research on alternatives…  Read More

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Northland College Japanese exchange students

The Northland-KGU Connection

Liz Windett, class of ’10 studied at Kansai Gaidai University (KGU) in Hirakata, Japan, for a semester as part of a sister school agreement between Northland College and KGU. Now the Gift Coordinator at Northland College, she has had a front-row seat to greeting Japanese…  Read More

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Northland College students help build a section of the Ice Age Trail.

Students, Faculty Add Muscle to Ice Age Trail

Northland College Assistant Professor of Geoscience Dave Ullman and four students worked alongside other volunteers for a weekend in October to help continue the 1200-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail. “Northland students have a passion for their study of the natural world, while also seeking…  Read More

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WritersRead Accepting Submissions for “Gut Instinct”

The annual WritersRead event at Northland College has become a favorite north woods winter evening of raucous fun. A team of judges asks regional writers to explore a theme, select the most appropriate pieces, then choreograph the readings into an evening of entertainment. WritersRead has…  Read More

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Chicago Tribune: Billions Lost, Millions Wasted

Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation Co-Director Peter Annin is quoted in this Chicago Tribune investigative piece: “There is nothing more hypocritical than to put up a legal water fence around the region and then thumb your nose at water efficiency,” Annin said. To…  Read More

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Northland College students doing field research.

Investigating Coastal Wetlands as “Nursery Habitats”

As part of a collaborative research project with fisheries scientists from around the Great Lakes, Northland College Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation researchers set nets in the Fish Creek Sloughs last month to collect data on young fish. “The project is investigating how…  Read More

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City scape of Boston, Mass by photographer Bob Gross

UHA Awards Rector Best Dissertation

The Urban History Association awarded Josiah Rector, Hulings Assistant Professor of US and Environmental History and Culture, the Michael Katz Award for Best Dissertation in Urban History. Rector, who began at Northland College this fall, wrote his dissertation “Accumulating Risk: Environmental Justice and the History…  Read More

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