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Back from the Brink of Extinction

Mexican Wolf Reintroduction and Recovery

…and central Idaho. But the challenge was met, and the establishment of a healthy captive population of Mexican wolves was the first success of Mexican wolf recovery. The subspecies persisted due to the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Society’s Species Survival Plan (SSP) for the Mexican wolf. Without the hard…

Straw bans? Composting buckets?

Wisconsin Campuses Adopt Dramatic 'Green' Changes

…live in a culture and environment that supports it and makes it a norm,” said Northland Student Association President Jenise Swartley, a senior from suburban Philadelphia. “These decisions quickly become part of your daily consciousness.” And yes, she has a compost bucket under the kitchen sink in her off-campus apartment….

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…

Northland College Bee Friendly Campus

Northland College Becomes First Wisconsin Bee Campus

Working to Promote Native Bees and Pollinators

…faculty, and students will be creating an outreach plan to raise awareness about the plight of pollinators, integrating pollinator curriculum into a few campus courses, and developing more habitat for pollinators. Northland College recently received high marks for sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher…

Students stand with award

Northland College education program recognized

For the second time in three years, the Northland College Educator Preparation Program has been recognized by the Association of Independent Liberal Arts College for Teacher Education as a Model of Excellence in Partnerships. Annette Nelson, associate professor and education department chair, accepted the award in March at the AILACTE…

Alumnus Henry Fitzgibbon performs on stage at Northland College

Henry Fitzgibbon ’51 On Broadway

A Life in the Arts

…college towns, and in Chicago and Milwaukee, always returning to New York City to perform at the Jan Hus Playhouse on East 74th Street. The American Savoyards “turned equity,” which meant Fitzgibbon and his fellow company actors were eligible to join the Actors Equity Association, a labor union representing live…

Northland students stand with award

Ed Prep Program Receives National Recognition

More time in the classroom The Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education recently awarded Northland College a Model of Excellence Award for its clinical residency program. Director of Teacher Education Annette Nelson accepted the award last month at the national conference held in Atlanta, Georgia. She presented…

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Sigurd Olson Legacy

…Sigurd national recognition in conservation circles. 1951 Sigurd becomes vice-president of the National Parks Association (now the National Park Conservation Association). 1953 Sigurd becomes president of the National Parks Association. 1955 The year begins with Sigurd signing his first book contract, with Alfred A. Knopf. In the summer, Sigurd and…

Stephanie Red Cloud Muise

Second at National STEM Conference

…Muise, who grew up outside of Boston, is affiliated with the Mik Maq nation. She is co-president of the Native American Student Association and a member of the newly formed Northland College chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society. AISES is a national organization for the promotion of…

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"A Dreamer and a Doer" Cleans the Ravine

…the ravine. The Renewable Energy Fund awarded Koski $12,650 for the project and the Northland College Student Association assisted with the contribution of $500. The funding covers two summers worth of work. “Tim is a dreamer and doer,” said Assistant Professor of Natural Resources Sarah Johnson. “Tim applies creativity, ingenuity…