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Northland College alum Halee Kirkwood holds books inside bookstore.

Where the Love Is

Halee Kirkwood '15 connects community through literature.

…to Louise Erdrich was insanely instrumental as a human and also as an artist.”   At Northland, Halee studied literature, writing, eco-criticism, and gender and women’s studies. Halee interacted with a dynamic group of peers—one of whom hired Halee for an internship at Aqueous, a regional literary journal. Another pivotal…

Jaguar Macho Uno

Macho Uno

Tracking One of the Oldest Wild Jaguars

…Jaguar” paper because he wouldn’t have wanted his name on something he didn’t legitimately contribute to, Olson said. However, both papers list the following acknowledgment, “This work is dedicated to the memory of Parker J. Matzinger; he was a burst of light.” The Matzingers established a paid internship to provide…

Northland College student Liandra Skenandore portrait

Why Indigenous Literatures Matter

How Liandra Skenandore Incorporates Academics into Her Personal Life

…Bladow said. For her honors thesis, “Body and Being: Critical Sovereignties in Native American Women’s Writings,” Skenandore links Louise Erdrich’s novel The Round House with the poetry of Layli Long Soldier, Natalie Diaz, and Roberta Hill, articulating how these authors employ multiple dimensions of sovereignty, a much-discussed concept in Indigenous…

Two students present at Science on Tap

Searching Star Beams to Tell an Ancient Story

Undergrads Present at Science on Tap

…said Prince. “But Science on Tap was a blast, and much more relaxed; the pressure isn’t as high when the audience isn’t full of paleoclimatologists.” Update (April 2019): Shortly after Science on Tap, Prince accepted an internship through the USGS and National Association of Geoscience Teachers. She’ll be working in…

Northland College student Michael Lant

All You Have to Do Is Ask

Senior Michael Lant and Fishing

…Lant has even incorporated the two degrees, donating ceramic mugs to be sold at one of AFS’s fundraisers. Now wrapping up his senior year, Lant is developing his capstone using the experience and data gathered from his internship with the Wisconsin DNR to create an “anglershed project.” “The anglershed project…

Birkie skiers

From Grief, Comes Joy

Norgaard Family Create Legacy Fund for Bjorn '10

…volunteer—and he did this as an unpaid intern,” said Stacy Craig, coordinator of applied learning. “The stipend to support both students and the organization has been significant.” The internship teaches nonprofit organizing and provides opportunities to assist elderly community members to stay independent and living at home. Beyond funding, the…

Northland College alumnus Luis Victoria

Victoria Joins Oakland A’s

Luis Victoria '17 Coordinates educational and cultural programming for Latin American players.

Julie Buckles Luis Victoria ’17 Coordinates educational and cultural programming for Latin American players. Luis Victoria ’17 studied business and sports management and sustainable entrepreneurship, minored in psychology, played baseball, and earned an internship with the Kansas City Royals in the Dominican Republic while he was a student at Northland….

2019 SONWA Winning books, To Speak for the Trees and The Boy Who Grew a Forest

Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Awards Announced

…to the many scattered islands of Polynesia. Immersing readers in a historical survey of competing explanations for how this migration might have happened, Christina Thompson also reminds us of the innate curiosity and wonder that inspires exploration and our engagement with the natural world. Honorable Mention Mario and the Hole…

Wheeler Bridge

Bridging a Passage

…her course, The English Language, I particularly remember watching the documentary The Language You Cry In that traced the link between the Gullah language of African American communities in the islands off the coast of South Carolina. In the film, linguistics reveal a way Gullah people make connections with the…