I hear the crackle of police radios before the officers enter the badly-lit classroom in the basement of Bobb Hall, Jim Meeker introducing Vegetative Types of the Great Lakes Region. I’m at a desk in a middle row; too cool to sit in front, too anxious to fully give in to the back. I watch…
“I feel happy being here. I like this island soooooo much!” “I felt peaceful. It’s not loud here. I felt like I am a part of nature.” “My heart feels right at home.” “Since my grandma died things have been different. At the sandstone rocks…
U.S. News & World Report recently named Northland College as both a Best Regional College and a Best Value School in the Midwest. Institutions are ranked based on a number of different criteria, and new rankings are released every year. This year, Northland College was…
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.
Thirty-eight athletes from men’s and women’s hockey made a statewide honor roll for athletes’ academic performance in the 2021–22 academic year.
“To anyone familiar with the Quetico-Superior and the long struggle for its preservation as wilderness, Bill Magie needs no introduction.” So wrote Dave Olesen in a memo to Tom Klein, director of the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, on June 2, 1980. Olesen goes on to…
The back cover of the Fall 1983 issue of the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute’s newsletter Horizons features a black-and-white image of a record album titled Solitary Shores by Douglas Wood. Accompanying text states that the album was produced by the Institute and “is about the…
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.
Starting small leads to succeeding big | June 23, 2022 | Agri-View
Alumni Carly Stephenson ’09 and Tyler Stephenson ’11, met at Northland, fell in love, and are now on their 8th year of farming, tending to Will o the Winds Farm through organic and sustainable practices.
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