By Alan Brew, Executive Director of the SOEI Over the past year, in anticipation of the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute’s fiftieth anniversary in 2022, the staff of the Institute have reflected on its history and deliberated about its future. We have shared with one another… Read More
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
Northland College welcomed 232 new students—the largest freshman class in sixteen years—September 8, with a ceremonial walk across Fenenga Bridge, convocation address, revival of the Northland College pep song, and Everybody party, sponsored by the Northland College Student Association.
The Bro family at Northland College spans more than a century. The Bros have a rich history of adventure, lifelong friendships, love, connections, philanthropy, service, and finding one’s true calling. It is a story worthy of a book. Their Northland connection begins with Albin Carl… Read More
Majors: history and environmental studies ‘81 Northland Highlights: NCSA president, Board of Trustees student representative, Chequamegon Orchestra, working with President Malcolm McLean Advanced Degrees: masters of non-profit management, North Park University, Chicago, Illinois; master of divinity, United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, New Brighton,… Read More
Howling with Wolves Assistant Professor of Natural Resources Erik Olson serves on the board of the Timber Wolf Alliance and has conducted and collaborated on research regarding wolf-human interactions, landscape predictors of wolf attacks on bear-hunting dogs, and how pendulum swings in wolf management lead… Read More
Northland College will be hosting the second annual Children’s and Young Adult Literature Conference November 9-10 for educators of all types — including librarians, teachers, childcare providers, parents, and college students in education-related fields. This conference focuses on the connections between literature and the natural… Read More
We have two words for you: get outside. This is the time to take in all the color, light, and sunshine. Need some ideas? Here are our top seven picks of things to do in this fall.
Northland College will host a panel discussion and observance of Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday, October 9 at 7 p.m. In 2016, the College declared the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, to focus on a more historically accurate perspective, regarding the beginnings of… Read More
The first-ever team of Northland College eco-reps are on the job. They’ll be planning events, and boosting positivity, building community, and promoting individual sustainability. “We want to shift the environmental focus from depressing to fun and empowering,” said senior Ellie Zimmer, who studies biology. Their… Read More