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Safety and Security

…Securitas and is located on the second floor of Mead Hall. Services include: Provides 24 hour walking escort service Provides campus-wide security services Responds to all on-campus emergencies Documents incidents and communicates appropriately to pertinent departments Important Contacts Emergency Dispatch: 911 Campus Safety: (715) 682-1399, campussafety@northland.edu Duty Officer: (715) 209-6971…

Northland College women's soccer team celebrates victory

5 Great Moments in Northland Athletics

Wrestling, Football, Volleyball, and Soccer

1. As a sophomore from Mamaroneck, New York, Barry Casper ‘74 captured the national wrestling win at 118 pounds in the 1972 NAIA mat championship. Casper faced some of the toughest competition in the history of the College and lost only once the entire season. Casper currently lives in Studio…

Transferology Workshop

April 12, 1:30 pm2:30 pm

There will be one additional opportunity during the Transfer and Teach-out Fair on April 12: a virtual Transferology Workshop. Senior Admissions Counselor Sophie Holz will be giving a demonstration of how the Transferology program works and will be available for questions during the meeting. This event is open to current…

Northland alumni director Jackie Moore holds up photo of Ida and Cabbie Meyer at the Stagecoach Inn, formerly Cabbie's.

Ex-watering hole owner leaves $200,000 to Northland College

Ida Meyer of cabbie’s Tap generous to the end By Jim Stingl, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel A former bar owner’s $200,000 gift to Northland College was secured one ten-cent beer at a time by students who met, mingled, and mated at the watering hole. “I might as well give it back…

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WritersRead to Air on WPR Feb. 29 & Mar 7

…an audience. The stories and poetry will be broadcast on WPR stations 91.3 FM in Superior and 90.9 FM in Ashland. The two-hour event will air in two segments with the first hour Monday, February 29 (audio linked here) at 7 p.m. The first segment features, in this order: Jan…

SONWA winners

2016 Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award Winners

Northland College announces Book Awards for Earth Day

Northland College has announced the winning 2016 books for the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award (SONWA) in adult, young adult, and children’s literature. Since 1991, the SONWA has honored the literary legacy of Sigurd Olson, who attended Northland College, and is the namesake of the College’s environmental institute, by…

SONWA Winners 2017

Honeybees and a trailblazing scientist top the 2017 SONWA book awards

  Northland College has announced the winning 2017 books for the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award (SONWA). The SONWA committee awarded Where Honeybees Thrive: Stories from the Field by author Heather Swan the top prize in nature writing. “Swan takes an innovative look at the wonders of honeybees and…

Snowballfight

10 Most Memorable Blizzards

1969-2018

January 1969 No school but skiing was fabulous! And a huge mountain of snow at McMillan and lunch trays made for great sledding! —Jackie Davies Anderson ‘71 “And yes, Cabbies was open.” —Stuart Goldman ‘69 November 9-10, 1975 “The first blizzard I encountered at Northland was the same that sank…

Northland College alumnus Matt Claybaugh directs Merimed in Hawaii

Ocean Wilderness Model Transforms Lives

Matt Claybaugh ‘87 (above center) is the co-author of a chapter in Stories from the Field: A History of Wilderness Therapy, and the president and CEO of Marimed Foundations, an organization that has changed the lives of at-risk Hawai`i youth, the majority of whom are native Hawaiian, through ocean wilderness…

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Braiding Sweetgrass 2013 SONWA Winner

The Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute at Northland College announced today that Robin Wall Kimmerer’s Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants is the winner of its nature writing award. Kimmerer will receive a $1,000 cash prize and an invitation to visit Northland College next fall for…