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Northland College Joins Partnership to Develop Hazelnut Production

Northland College has joined a public-private partnership designed to accelerate the development of hazelnuts as an agricultural product found in wild form throughout the region. The College, American Hazelnut Company, Bayfield Foods Cooperative, the UW-Extension Service, and the University of Wisconsin’s Biological Systems Engineering department, together are undertaking a two-year…

Drawing of lacrosse and soccer stadium project.

Northland Builds Stadium, Adds Lacrosse

…number of lacrosse players has grown 194 percent since 2001 when they first started collecting data. “This is a proud moment for Northland and for our athletes and fans,” said Northland College President Michael A. Miller. “Personally, I can’t wait to sit with fans and watch games from the grandstand.”…

Northland hockey player hitting the puck.

Northland adds women's Division III hockey

Northland College announced today that it will add women’s hockey to its NCAA Division III hockey program, effective for the 2016-2017 season. The College has already begun a search for a coach. “The driving force behind the decision is the continued growth of hockey and Northland’s location, central in a…

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Northland, Nicolet Signs Transfer Agreement

…directly into Northland’s bachelor’s degree programs in Business Management, Sustainable Entrepreneurship, Elementary/Middle Education, Graphic Design, and Natural Resources. “This collaboration with Northland College provides a seamless transition for Nicolet graduates who have their sights set on earning a bachelor’s degree,” said Nicolet Transfer Coordinator Teresa Rose. “The agreements allow students…

Blue Wave owners stand with retailers and with Northland College President Michael A. Miller

Blue Wave Owners Donate Building to Northland College

…the Bay to Northland College, where he serves on the Board of Trustees. “We have two goals with this donation—to help Northland and to help Ashland,” he said. Jim hasn’t lived in Ashland since high school but his mother still resides here—and he returns often. He decided to buy Bodin’s…

Wolfe Family

Finding My Northland Crowd

GUEST COLUMN BY ALMNUS Mark wolfe ’96, FOR THE ALUMNI ENEWSLETTER Before the Internet, email, smart devices, and Twitter took over the universe, Northland College was a conduit for bringing vastly different worlds together. In summer of 1992, after receiving my K-12 public education within a single school district in…

Four eco-rep students outdoors

Eco-Reps at Northland College

…social, and economic. They are not part of the Northland College Student Association and different than the Environmental Council. The Environmental Council works on bigger issues and pursues ways Northland College can better engage in sustainability, they say. An independent foursome, they are focused on individual actions, small life changes,…

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Northland receives $1 million for grad programs

…identify the best structure and types of programs and intends to launch in 2018. “This graduate program will expand the offerings of Northland College to its current students, alumni, and a variety of interested professionals, to meet a need we see in the broader community,” Northland College President Michael A….

Northland College Bee Friendly Campus

Northland College Becomes First Wisconsin Bee Campus

Working to Promote Native Bees and Pollinators

Northland College has become the first educational institution in Wisconsin to be certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, designed to marshal the strengths of educational campuses for the benefit of pollinators. “Northland College has a strong environmental ethic and mission that we’re advancing and honing every…

AASHE STAR award

Northland College Receives High Marks for Sustainability Achievements

Northland College has earned a STARS Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education. Northland College ranked as one of…