Search Results

Searched for: association
Northland College student Mya Simon

Stolen Sisters on Lake Superior

10,000 Native American Women Reported Missing

…Simon studies English and Native American studies. She is an active member of the Native American Student Association and recently interviewed Ojibwe author Linda LeGarde Grover, who will be speaking Wednesday, October 9 at 7 p.m. at Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute from her new novel about a Native American woman…

Instructor Kate Ullman teaches class.

Northland First in Sustainable Curriculum

One of the smallest and most remote colleges in Wisconsin has been named the top performer in sustainable curriculum. Northland College, located at the tip of the state near Lake Superior and with a student body of 600, was named first in sustainable curriculum by the Association for the Advancement…

Northland College student Erick Marchessault

Student Researches Tick-Borne Illnesses

Erick Marchessault Preps for Med School

…natural resources,” Marchessault said. “It will be cool to go to medical conferences and talk about this research.” Last year, Marchessault applied to the Robert Rue Parsonage Fund for Student Opportunities for financial assistance to attend the American Medical Student Association meeting in Washington DC. There, he learned suturing, placing…

Yearbook photo of Don Chase

2019 Alumni Awards Announced

…out speaker on recycling best practices. Judy is a source water specialist for the Hawai’I Rural Water Association. Her work with storm water education, planning, compliance, enforcement, and modeling make her a role model for all of us. Kristy Liphart, Alumni Induction The alumni board recognizes that not everyone had…

Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute at Northland College

From the Archives: Open Horizons—A Campaign for the Institute

…Horizons”. As the organizers of the campaign explain in a little pamphlet titled “Open Horizons: A Challenge for All Minnesota Citizens,” the words of Olson’s book title “suggest two qualities of great importance to an educational institution: openness, connoting freedom of thought and association; and horizons, suggesting long views and…

Portrait of Roger Dreher with canoe paddle.

When Missions Align

Roger Dreher contributes annually to a scholarship to assist students.

…the cabin. Roger served on the board of the Wisconsin Association of Lakes, and it was through this organization that Roger started to learn more about Northland College’s environmental mission. “In Northland, I had found an institution that was closely aligned with my own values,” he said. “Northland is key…

Northland student Danielle Hewitt

Hewitt Finds Meaning in Remote Internship

…fell in love, and the rest is history. Her first year, Hewitt jumped in, volunteering for Eco-Reps, the composting crew, and participating in the Northland College Student Association (NCSA), environmental council, and climbing club. One of her favorite memories from the year was her outdoor orientation trip to Forest Lodge,…

Northland College student Liandra Skenandore portrait

Why Indigenous Literatures Matter

How Liandra Skenandore Incorporates Academics into Her Personal Life

…campus as a leader and an achiever. At Honors Day in April, she received the Native American Studies Award for Academic Excellence and the Sandy & Regina Scott Memorial Award for outstanding participation in Native American and campus activities—notably the Native American Student Association and annual spring powwow. In the…

Northland College students search for orchids as part of research project.

The Orchid Hunters

…his presentation of the poster, co-authored by Sam Tharpgeorge ’18. Bethel was able to attend with scholarships from the Wisconsin Wetland Association and the Robert Rue Parsonage Fund. Johnson’s orchid hunters have found fewer orchids in the sites where orchids existed in the 1992 survey but they found nine new…

How I Met My Husband, Our Illegal Wedding, and Other Adventures

…of the Dena’ina people in Anchorage, Alaska, with his husband, Peter Mueller ’06. Alex currently serves as the Alaska senior program manager for the National Parks Conservation Association, working with tribes and land advocates to protect the Western Arctic Caribou and Kobuk and Koyukuk watersheds from a proposed mining district….