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…written by students. Our undergraduate literary journal, Mosaic, is another outlet for publishing and for finding audiences for both creative writing and journalism. You will take your studies beyond the classroom through internships and career-related jobs and you will leave campus with a strong portfolio. Our graduates go on to…

Great Lakes

Foxconn finds way to stick 7 million-gallon straw into Lake Michigan

Peter Annin says proposed diversion could be vulnerable to a legal challenge

…Racine, Kenosha and other older, urban cities ravaged by the loss of manufacturing jobs. “Access to Great Lakes water is a contentious issue even within states, and we knew southeast Wisconsin would be one of the flashpoints,” said Noah Hall, a Wayne State University law professor who focuses on environmental…

Employer in the Foyer

April 5, 11:00 am12:15 pm

Come learn about jobs and internships available with two area employers! The Northwest Wisconsin Lung Health Alliance and Bayfield Winery and Blue Ox Cider will both be in the Ponzio Campus Center promoting their positions. Can’t make it? No worries! Reach out to either of these employers directly to learn…

Ask Our Alumni: Psychology Careers

November 10, 2022, 6:00 pm7:00 pm

…to tell you where their Northland degree got them (and all the jobs, internships, and other experiences that led them there). They’ll discuss these topics (and look forward to answering your questions): What a typical day in their position is like What experience is generally needed to be considered “qualified”…

The Penn family

My Northland Women

Three Generations of Penn Women

Northland College, which celebrates its 125th anniversary this year, was far ahead of its time in its commitment to educating and providing jobs for women. Founded in 1892, twenty-four years before women won the right to vote, the College wished to provide educational opportunities for residents in northern Wisconsin and…

Northland College alum Abby Rose and her sister Yana Dee at Yana Dee Ethical Apparel

Thread of Hope

Making Fashion Ecological, Sustainable, and Just

…thousands of volunteers. In college and between jobs and on long weekends, she returned home to help out her sister, Yana Dee, and her sister’s growing clothing line. “I was convinced my next step was graduate school. I wanted to merge environmental studies with business, but I didn’t have a…

CAFO graphic

Center for Rural Communities Releases First Opinion Poll: CAFO

…values, inhumane treatment of pigs, and harm to tourism. Those who favor the proposed CAFO, are most concerned about missing out on jobs and sending the wrong message to other businesses. “One of the most interesting findings is that regardless of where people stand on the issue, the majority are…

Northland College alumni Linda Rise and Andy Noyes stand in front of their van

Alumni Camper Van House Concert Tour

Linda Rise ’87 and Andy Noyes ’84 of Ashland, Wisconsin, have left their jobs and are cruising the country for a year as a way to find inspiration and discover the best of who they are. They are traveling in their camper van, visiting Northland College alumni, friends, and family,…

Forest Lodge Woods

Mamie Parker: On Fishing Not Kissing

…won’t make money doing this. I’m passionate because I know that there are green jobs out there, and I know for a fact that minorities and women will make a difference. They will bring different skills sets to the table. They will bring more of their friends and family members…

Northland College student Kaylee Thornley at whiteboard

Thornley: Passion for Strong Communities

…Communities and applying for jobs in the Midwest with a nonprofit agencies and small municipalities. Eventually, she would like to get her PhD in sociology with the ultimate goal of becoming a college professor someday. “The research experience is going to give me a lot of help in applying for…