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Northland College Professor Joe Rose Sr.

Distinguished Service

Honoring Gary and Kay LaPean and Joe Rose Sr.

The Northland College Alumni Association will honor Gary and Kay LaPean and Joe Rose Sr. at the annual Alumni Awards Banquet for their distinguished service and contributions to Northland College. The Alumni Awards Banquet will be held during the second annual Northland College Fall Festival at the Sigurd Olson Environmental…

Baby piglets nestled together

Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Northland College has a solid track record of preparing you for admission to veterinary medicine professional schools. Our strength is in maintaining a high quality of instruction, but also encouraging you to think critically and broadly as you pursue your interests. The Association of American Veterinary Medicine Colleges recommends a…

Sigurd Olson leaning on tree

12 Personal Items of Sigurd Olson

At the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute

…in the Explorers Club, American Canoe Association, and Northland College Alumni Association. The John Burroughs Award. A map of the Boundary Waters printed on cloth. Snowshoes. On January 13, 1982, Sig died of a heart attack while snowshoeing near his home, leaving a note in his typewriter, still at his…

Dr. Patz.

Patz to report on Paris Climate Change Conference

…of climate change and public health. He recently received the Homer Calver Award from the American Public Health Association (APHA) for his pioneering research and work. In the early 1990s, Patz was a rare voice. He saw climate change as a linchpin preventive medicine issue that included energy policy, pollution,…

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2017 Alumni Awards Announced

The Northland College Alumni Association Awards Program is proud to announce the alumni and friends of the College who have made significant professional and/or personal accomplishments in a number of categories. Ori-Anne Pagel ’69, Distinguished Service Award A lifetime of love for the arts and history fuel Ori-Anne’s passion for…

Summit Biographies

…in the Great Lakes region and beyond. Dr. Miller serves on the American College & University President’s Climate Commitment Steering Committee, the National Parks Conservation Association’s Upper Midwest Advisory Council, and the North Lakes Discovery Center board of directors. He has served on the Council of Independent Colleges President’s Vocation…

Great Lakes

Stateside Radio: Peter Annin on Pleasant Prairie

Why this 2010 approval of a multi-million gallon Great Lakes water diversion is drawing new scrutiny

…time, Pleasant Prairie was approved for a diversion of 3.2 million of gallons of water per day. According to Annin, when Wisconsin’s state officials reported their diversion levels to the Great Lakes Governors Association, they boosted Pleasant Prairie’s diversion levels to 10.69 million of gallons of water per day. That…

Eau Claire solar garden, photo taken by PJ Nelson

In a Bold Step Forward, Students Purchase Solar Shares

Solar will provide power to CSE

…and now Ashland. The three solar gardens are part of a pilot project that was approved by the Wisconsin Public Service Commission in 2016. Xcel presented on the Ashland proposal last year as a way to gauge interest. The Northland College Student Association (NCSA) loved the idea so much, they…

GLWC director Mic Isham on panel discussion at Northland College

Isham heads Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission

…American Student Association for two years. “It was a small school. You couldn’t hide anywhere and the professors were there with us,” he said. “I needed that.” He also worked in two different internships with the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC), an agency representing Wisconsin’s eleven tribes…