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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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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Northland College alumni Linda Rise and Andy Noyes stand in front of their van

Alumni Camper Van House Concert Tour

Linda Rise ’87 and Andy Noyes ’84 of Ashland, Wisconsin, have left their jobs and are cruising the country for a year as a way to find inspiration and discover the best of who they are. They are traveling in their camper van, visiting Northland College...  Read More
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2017 Loon poster Photo by Lorna Rohloff

The Uncommon Lives of Common Loons

By Erica LeMoine, LoonWatch Coordinator Despite the many presentations that I’ve given over the past six years, it always gives me a thrill when I hear the “oohs” and “aahs” of an audience learning something new about loons, reacting in amazement to what our Wisconsin...  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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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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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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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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