Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) awards Northland athlete with a conference medal and first team all-conference selection.
Sigurd Olson was born on April 4, 1899. One hundred years later, in 1999, the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute celebrated the anniversary of Olson’s birth with two initiatives that recognized his lifelong devotion to wilderness. The first initiative was the preparation and publication of a…
In September 2021, the Northland College Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation convened a Water Summit titled “Aversion to Diversion: Groundwater, Bottled Water, and the Great Lakes Compact.” Following the summit, the Center released a white paper that put the hydrogeology of the region’s…
On June 21-22, 1994, the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute hosted the Robert E. Matteson Brule River Workshop: Sustaining the Brule River Ecosystem, Past, Present, and Future. This event marked the revival of an Institute activity known as “problem-solving workshops.” Institute records show that the revival…
For the second year in a row the Northland College Baseball team has been recognized by the American Baseball Coaches Association for their efforts in the classroom.
In October of 1990, Mark Peterson and Jeff Rennicke prepared a working paper titled “The 1991 Sigurd F. Olson Writing Award.” At the time, Peterson was serving as director of the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute and Rennicke was serving on its advisory board. Their working…
The Northland College Board of Trustees announced today that Dr. Karl Ivan Solibakke has decided to resign his position as president of the College after more than four years of extraordinary service and leadership. Additionally, the Board announced that Chad Dayton, previously chair of the…
Chemistry in Pictures: Slimy yet sustainable | October 19, 2022 | Chemical & Engineering News
Northland College undergraduate students synthesized knotty goo as a part of research into chelating polymers that could play a role in environmental cleanup in the future.
Northland inducts 6 into HOF | August 28, 2022 | Ashland Daily Press
Northland College is inducting six new members into its Hall of Fame on September 24, at 9:00 a.m., in conjunction with Fall Festival weekend (September 21—24).
Northland athletes playing it smart | August 22, 2022 | Ashland Daily Press
Athletes from Northland College’s 2021–2022 baseball and hockey teams are recognized for academic honors by the American Baseball Coaches Association and Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
Northland soccer: Converting potential to production | August 14, 2022 | Ashland Daily Press
The Northland College women’s soccer team head coach Dan Dubois is excited to start the new soccer season strong. The amount of new talent coming onto the team, combined with the perseverance and potential that the returning players have already shown, give us high aspirations for the team this upcoming season.
Golfers scramble for Northland College sports | July 10, 2022 | Ashland Daily Press
The Northland College Athletics Annual Golf Tournament included a turnout of 144 players at the Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, raising over $25,000 in support of Northland’s athletic programs.
Markets draw eaters to growers | June 24, 2022 | Agri-View
Student interns and staff with Northland’s Garden Crew are at the Ashland Area Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings selling plants they’ve grown.
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