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Design board of Northland College graphic design student Victoria Schell

Summer of Coffee Love

Graphic design student Victoria Schell interned thirty miles from campus at Big Water Coffee Roasters in Bayfield. With a daily downtown view of Lake Superior, she learned the coffee business, graphic design, photography, social media, and project management. “I loved having the chance to work with,…  Read More

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Hal Welch and Patrick Shea bio outside Ashland

May Term: Biking Ashland to New Orleans

Northland College sophomores Hal Welch and Patrick Shea departed Friday, April 28 on a 34-day, 1,800-mile bike trip from Ashland to New Orleans. As part of their May term semester, they will be biking along the Mississippi incorporating observations, interviews, and photographs of the people…  Read More

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standing by water's edge

Northland Students Complete WWF Leadership Program

Northland College students Logan Lowery and Katie Nolan completed a four-part program with the Wisconsin Conservation Leadership Corp a program developed by the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation to develop future leaders in conservation. The program culminated with them proposing their resolution to support pollinator-friendly solar electricity…  Read More

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2017 Honor’s Day Poster Session

Why does the gray fox climb?🐺 That along with 34 other research projects were presented at the Honors Day Poster Session April 6, 2017. Top prizes went to Michaela Fisher and Jordyn O’Gara for their original research on gray fox and climbing behaviors, and to…  Read More

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Northland College student acting in Shakespeare play.

Shakespeare—fast, furious, and funny

By Claire Duquette For the Ashland Daily Press Three actors, thirty-seven plays and ninety minutes. Those are the parameters set for a fast, funny romp through all of William Shakespeare’s cannon in “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged).” A spirited, talented cast of Northland College Fourth Wall…  Read More

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Apostle Islands Sled Dog Race

Racing Dogs for Internship

You never know when one thing will lead to another. Associate Professor of Outdoor Education Elizabeth Andre took her winter skills students to Firestar Kennel in Cornucopia to learn about dogsledding. That day sparked an idea. Kennel owner Krystal (Hagstrom) Hudacheck ’10 noticed that Andre’s students really connected with her huskies….  Read More

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Northland College student plays golf.

Gilligan Personifies “Student-Athlete”

By Sara Eisenhauer, UMAC Assistant Commissioner For most collegiate student-athletes who participate in NCAA Division III sports and the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC), playing at this level is an intentional choice based on multiple variables including an immense amount of opportunities to not only…  Read More

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Graphic design student interns in Sweden

Swedish Student Returns Home for Internship

Graphic design student Petter Bülling experienced one particularly low moment during his summer internship at Artilleriet, a high-end home décor store. He was helping move things around for a photo shoot and he bumped into a really expensive pot. It shattered completely. All in the…  Read More

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Northland student with journal plus map of hiking trail

296 miles on the Superior Hiking Trail

Jane Dahlgren had never camped alone when she decided to hike solo for 296 miles. For college credits. While the extroverted sophomore was not familiar with solo tripping, she was no novice to adventure. A Seattle native, Dahlgren had hiked with her dad and brother…  Read More

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