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WPR: WritersRead 2018

Wisconsin Public Radio broadcasts the 8th Annual “Writers Read: Gut Instinct.” The program features original works of fiction, non-fiction, twitterature and poetry from writers living in northern Wisconsin and the Twin Ports. The event was coordinated by Julie Buckles and Northland College in partnership with WPR. Writers from the Chequamegon Bay area and Twin Ports…  Read More

Northland College convocation

Class of 2020

Welcoming 222 New Students

Northland College officially welcomed more than two-hundred new students Friday, September 9 with a ceremonial walk, convocation address, and Everybody Party, sponsored by the Northland College Student Association. Drummer Stevie Matier led the Class of 2020, pounding a Lambeg drum from northern Ireland, over Bay City Creek, across the Fenenga bridge, to the campus mall, where students,…  Read More

Northland College Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Religion David Saetre

A Spirit of Imagination

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 in the crowd uttered, “but young man, we must!” After the laughter in the room subsided, I recovered enough…

Northland College Dexter Library

Federal Resumes: Search & Apply Workshop

November 5, 4:30 pm5:30 pm

Are you interested in working or interning for the Federal Government, including any of the offices and departments listed below? If so, your first step is to understand how to search and apply for positions through usajobs.gov. This process can be very complex, but we’ve got your back! Caroline Twombly, an adjunct Northland faculty member…  Read More

Northland College faculty Jesse M. Caskey and Franklin C. Lane

Before the Beginning

Fifteen years before the Apostle Islands became a park, faculty and students established a field laboratory on Rocky.

In 1955, fifteen years before the Apostle Islands became a national park, little was known about the ecology of the islands. Partial surveys had been done in the 1820s and in the early 1900s but nothing comprehensive. Two Northland biology professors set out to change that. With retired Professor Bob Newton as their advisor, Jesse…

Northland College Chapel

Solidarity in Uncertain Times

November 4, 4:30 pm6:30 pm

The Northland College Religious Studies Department and Chequamegon Unitarian Universalist Fellowship are co-hosting an open space to share what is on your heart and mind after the 2020 general election. Results are likely to take extra time to be concluded, and in uncertain times, all students, faculty, and staff are invited to come together to…  Read More

Northland College Ponzio Campus Center in Fall

CARES ACT Notification

Emergency Funds

Northland College hereby acknowledges that the institution signed and returned to the Department of Education the Recipient’s Funding Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Northland College has or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under…

winter campus

Virtual College Fairs

Thank you for your submission. The visit coordinator will be in touch within two weeks of your visit date regarding your registration. If you have questions before, please email visit@northland.edu or call 715-682-1224. Looking for a place to stay? Check out the local accommodations.

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10 Things You Need to Know for Outdoor Orientation

Outdoor Orientation is a classic Northland College experience. Almost every student who walks through the Ponzio Student Center has gone hiking, biking, canoeing, or exploring in the Wisconsin north woods at the beginning of their Northland career. While we can wax prophetic about the friendships made, shooting stars seen, and s’mores eaten, read on for…  Read More