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Northland College students helped 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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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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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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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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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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