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Tea-Time with Les Alldritt

Mary Griggs Burke and Japanese Art

Mary Griggs Burke and Japanese Art Northland College Professor of Religion and Philosophy Les Alldritt will lead a tea-time discussion at Forest Lodge near Cable July 18 at 2-3:30. Hosted by Northland College, Alldritt will be talking about Mary Griggs Burke’s interest in Japanese art, how that influence is expressed…

Northland College alumnus Simeon Rossi standing behind bar full of lemons

From Ornithology to Loonshine

A STORY OF MODERN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

…had to get creative”—and in part, because millennials question everything. “I can thank my Northland education for this,” he said. “I don’t fear adversity—we’re all given the opportunity to create our own way and find our own future and I did that.” Photography by billkelleyphotography.com A STORY OF MODERN ENTREPRENEURSHIP…

Collage of Northland College professors who will be teaching a course on the pandemic

Pandemic!

A New Course at Northland College

…allow for the greater community to engage with us as well.” Lessons include: history of pandemics, epidemiology of infectious disease, public health principles, biology of viruses, cost benefit analysis of social isolation, philosophy of hope and despair, public land use and changing recreation patters, and the poetry and music of…

solar garden

CRC Helps City Plan for Renewable Future

Center for Rural Communities Updates Ashland City Plan for Energy Independence

A report released this week reveals the City of Ashland will need to invest $1.8-$2.9 million in solar to meet its goal of getting 25 percent of its total energy through renewable sources by 2025. “The good news is that the initial upfront investment will pay for itself after 12…

Northland College Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Religion David Saetre

A Spirit of Imagination

How Northland Faced the 1918 Pandemic

David Saetre, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Religion How Northland Faced the 1918 Pandemic Some years ago, I began an address to an organization facing uncertain times with a quote from the poet T.S. Eliot: “humankind cannot bear very much reality.” As I repeated the line for effect, an elder…

Two students present at Science on Tap

Searching Star Beams to Tell an Ancient Story

Undergrads Present at Science on Tap

…The following summer, they took their samples to a lab in Madison for physical and chemical separation. Clicking through photos from the field, Prince explained their research processes. “What we were looking for is an isotope called Beryllium-10—even just a couple atoms of it could tell us a lot,” she…

Northland College Anne Kriskovich

Teaching In and Out of the Classroom

…with a degree in physical education teaching, Kriskovich started coaching and kept learning. She jumped into assistant coaching under Mayforth, worked several odd-jobs, earned a licensure in special education, and started teaching at a local school. In 2015, she headed to Pennsylvania to gain a master’s in special education from…

Northland College student Jordan Brennan

Hometown Favorite Chooses Home

…Joey ’11 played ball at Northland where he earned his teaching degree. He’s now a high school physical education teacher and the head girl’s basketball coach in Hayward, Wisconsin. Jordan’s mom and dad met at Northland, married, and settled in a house two blocks from campus where they raised their…

Northland College student in class

Science with Heart

Emma Holtan Attends Reciprocal Healing Confluence

…world. Holtan and Jenkins traveled together in early November to the Natural History Institute in Prescott, Arizona, for four days of workshops, plenary speakers, and personal reflection. Jenkins summed up the conference as nourishing—spiritually, physically, emotionally, and intellectually. “It was a profound experience for everyone there.” In addition, Holtan got…

Northland College Volleyball Coach Chelsea Meierotto

Empowering Women

Meet Chelsea Meierotto

…on. I am very proud to be continuing my mom’s and dad’s legacy as a coach in the area with a goal to have a positive impact on all players I coach. Can you talk about your philosophy, your secret sauce for success? My goal is to empower young women…