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Fall Festival

…official announcement about the winners will be in the spring edition of the Northland College Magazine coming to your mailbox in mid-April. To ensure you receive all future publications, join the magazine mailing list. 2020 Award Winners Chris Case ’74—Environmental Achievement Award Wade Grabowski ’85—Distinguished Alumni Award Sjana Schanning ’00—Environmental…

Sigurd Olson Speeches

…Why not face up to the real issue, the preserving of something wild for its own sake, for the days when our population will be three hundred million instead of one hundred and ninety?” We must look to the future—not the next decade, but a future of fifty, one hundred…

Water Summit

The Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation convened a Water Summit on Oct. 1, 2016 dedicated to “The Future of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.” Experts from New York to Minnesota gathered on Madeline Island in Lake Superior to examine past successes and challenges of GLRI, and to have…

This is how we do natural resources. Woman with fish.

Natural Resources

…with other Earth systems. You will learn about the interconnectedness of forests, human society, and culture from a historic to modern land ethic viewpoint while exploring the past, present, and future role of forests as a commodity that can provide potentially renewable and sustainable raw materials, fuels, sources for recreation,…

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Global Discussion on Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change

…the pillage of the planet, a tide of commitment to justice and human rights, a swelling affirmation of moral responsibility to the future and to Earth’s fullness of life. Climate change may be an economic and technological problem, but she views it as a moral problem, and says it calls…

Annin Judges Our Waters, Our Future Writing Contest

…to submit stories is February 1, 2016. Complete contest details can be found at The contest encourages Wisconsinites to envision a desirable future and participate in building that future through storytelling. Representatives from Madison Magazine, which will publish the winning story, will also be part of the judges’ panel….

Wheeler Hall 2016

Message to the Community: budget updates

…generosity of a few individuals who have provided vital gifts to the College. I support these immediate moves to substantially reduce our vulnerability to the unexpected and to help secure what I believe is a bright future for our College. These actions will close the projected budget shortfall for the…

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Pre-Veterinary Medicine

…solid liberal education preparation for veterinary medicine professions. If you are passionate about animals and caring for their health you may choose to major in biology, chemistry, or fisheries and wildlife ecology while taking courses that meet veterinary school admissions requirements. One particular major does not have an advantage over…

Fish Creek flowing into Chequamegon Bay

Researchers Prep region for Climate Change

…cleanup efforts until next spring, providing more time and opportunity for the substances to spread. Research funded by Wisconsin Sea Grant could help prevent such weather-related damage and delays in the future. “Chequamegon Bay is arguably the least-climate-adapted spot in the country from an infrastructure viewpoint,” said Randy Lehr, Bro…

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Liz White: Student Commencement Address

…But what I see most is close friends, good neighbors, and caring community members. Together we have already made a huge difference in this community and I can’t wait to see what impact we will make in the future. I wish the best to all of you, always. Thank you….