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Students Howl with Wolves

Howling with Wolves Assistant Professor of Natural Resources Erik Olson serves on the board of the Timber Wolf Alliance and has conducted and collaborated on research regarding wolf-human interactions, landscape predictors of wolf attacks on bear-hunting dogs, and how pendulum swings in wolf management lead…  Read More

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Literature and the natural world: a conference for educators

Northland College will be hosting the second annual Children’s and Young Adult Literature Conference November 9-10 for educators of all types — including librarians, teachers, childcare providers, parents, and college students in education-related fields. This conference focuses on the connections between literature and the natural…  Read More

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Northland College engineering student working on 3D printer

Enterprising Student Turns 3D Hobby into Business

Thomas Whiting attended Ashland High School, where he played basketball. The 6’8” Northland College senior had not considered Northland College in his hometown of Ashland until Coach Scott Sorensen approached him. “I’m glad he did,” Thomas said. “The academics are top-notch and the cost is…  Read More

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Eco-Reps at Northland College

The first-ever team of Northland College eco-reps are on the job. They’ll be planning events, and boosting positivity, community, and individual sustainability. “We want to shift the environmental focus from depressing to fun and empowering,” said senior Ellie Zimmer, who studies biology. Their first event…  Read More

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Northland College Alumni

Cait Irwin: Artist

Occupation: Owner, Irwin Artworks Major/Emphasis: Studio art with an emphasis in environmental studies ‘03 Hometown: Vermillion, South Dakota Current location: Council Bluffs, Iowa How I landed at Northland College. Being an artist and having a deep connection with the natural world have been two major…  Read More

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Site/Lines: Wisconsin’s Disappearing Forest

By Julie Buckles, Site/Lines, a publication of the Foundation for Landscape Studies I’m standing in a northern Wisconsin forest with botanist Sarah Johnson, an associate professor of natural resources and biology at Northland College, where I work. She has been checking text messages from her student…  Read More

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Teen Vogue: Dorm Decor at Northland College

By Katelyn Chef, Teen Vogue During the course of this back-to-school season, we have seen students upgrading their dorm rooms in BIG ways. Everything from eye-catching removable wallpaper to personalized coffee carts fit for any caffeine connoisseur has been added as additional dorm room decor. However,…  Read More

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