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Northland student portaging canoe

Outdoor Education

…AN EMPHASIS: On top of the core of the major, choose to go in more depth in one of four areas (or design your own): Adventure Leadership You will acquire critical skills—both technical and interpersonal—for working with people in the outdoors. You’ll lead others, matching the leadership style to the…

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Glass of beer sitting next to Cabbie's Tap logo.

Ten-cent Taps, Lasting Romance & Ida's Special Sauce

…had tap beer for a dime. It was a lot of fun meeting others and dancing and not spending a lot of money. I remember scrambling to get back to the dorm by 10 p.m. because the girls had hours (the guys did not). Women wouldn’t stand for that anymore….

Northland College alum Kinsey Neal standing in Lake Superior

Be Bold, Be Radical, Be Respectful

Kinsey Neal '18 on Leadership and Pushing for Change

Major: Sustainable Community Development Employment: Research Assistant, Center for Rural Communities Last Act: Senior Class Commencement Address Hometown: Arlington, Virginia Q. What have you learned about leadership during your time at Northland? A. The most important aspect of leadership is compassion. It’s the only way to understand differences in a…

Survey Says: Citizens Love It Here

…Chequamegon Bay Area. “This strong attachment bodes well for the region, indicating personal investment and emotional connections, essential ingredients for community and economic growth,” said Brandon Hofstedt, faculty director of the CRC, noting only 2.9 percent of residents feel unattached. The report uses survey data collected from a representative sample…

Arial view of Northland campus

Impact on local economy put at $45.5 M

…important factor nevertheless. “For a long time, businesses were basically courted by areas, in order to draw them to the area,” he said. “They were offered tax incentives, big subsidies and breaks to get them to locate in their areas, particularly industries involving natural resource extraction and manufacturing. “That is…

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WPR: New ‘Freshwater Innovation Center’ Aims To Expand Great Lakes Research

$10M Endowment Comes From Family Foundation With Environmentalist Ties To The Area By Danielle Kaeding, WPR Northland College in Ashland has received a $10 million endowment that will support a freshwater innovation center on campus to conduct research on issues facing the Great Lakes. The Forest Lodge property will be…

Northland College alum Jennifer Granick

Veterinarian & Prof of Small Animal Internal Medicine

…Northland education still resonate? Many of us were drawn to Northland because of its setting. In the 90s we affectionately referred to the college as “Camp Northland.” After a recent canoe trip with another family, my friend asked, “Did you grow up camping and canoeing?” And while I did have…

Sunset at Forest Lodge

Changing Climate, Changing Culture

Student-Led Conference at Forest Lodge

…by hosting a workshop where culture informed the narrative of climate change to inspire an audience of millennials,” Janssen said. Craig helped facilitate the conference which she described as “peer leadership, peer sharing, peer teaching at its best.” “We’re empowering our students to take leadership roles on these topics because…

Northland College student plays golf.

Gilligan Personifies "Student-Athlete"

…Northland Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and also participates in a new student-athlete leadership group that takes members of different Northland teams and brings them together to work on leadership techniques and work toward understanding different leadership qualities and styles. Gilligan’s collective experiences during her time near beautiful Lake Superior have…