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"Good Guys with Guns" Released

…publicly armed citizenry means for society. Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Justice Angela Stroud has researched for eight years the reasoning behind concealed carry. She presents her results in, Good Guys with Guns: The Appeals and Consequences of Concealed Carry, published by the University of North Carolina Press in…

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Six individuals named to Board of Trustees

…in several church and denomination roles, she brings to Plymouth her profound commitment to social justice. To prepare herself as thoroughly as possible to combat injustice, she earned a law degree from Vermont Law School in 2013. Bailey earned her bachelor of art degree from Kalamazoo College and masters and…

Northland College alumnus Tiffany Kirsten stands with fellow activists along the border of Texas and Mexico

Careers in Social Justice, Conservation, and Public Service

SOEI Interns

…Endowment, a program to offer paid internships to students to give them the needed experience. Looking back, we’re not surprised to discover that many of these student interns have gone on to careers in social justice, conservation, and public service. Here are just a few examples. Tara Ward ’83 is…

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Trettin Elected Co-chair of the CIC Presidential Spouses and Partners Task Force

…Fund Board, a volunteer advisory board whose mission is to promote private giving for the public good. As part of this, Trettin has chaired a grant writing workshop for local non-profits and chaired the grant awards committee for the last five years. Before her role as presidential spouse, Trettin was…

Chaplain David Saetre at podium

“Nature Boy” Saetre Called Back for Encore

…it is the final lecture graduating seniors will hear at Northland College and it’s theoretically the last lecture the speaker would give knowing it may be his last. “However, my lecture is meant to be a postscript to a Northland education and also to a career of teaching about the…

Ojibwe Coloring Books

Northland Grad Pens, Illustrates Ojibwe Coloring Books

WHSP Publishes Ojibwe Traditions

This winter, the Wisconsin Historical Society Press published its first children’s coloring book series, Ojibwe Traditions. The four books in the series contain pictures to color, stories, vocabulary, and often also include activities like word scrambles and mazes, to help kids learn more about Wisconsin’s American Indian — and specifically…

Northland College student EmmaMarie Hamond

EmmaMarie Hammond’s Three Lessons for Making Change

Citizen's Climate Lobby Goes to Washington DC

…pitch her ideas to lawmakers in Washington DC this past June. She and fellow student Seth Bayliss, who is studying sustainable community development with a minor in sociology and social justice, alumnus Mike Pesko ‘73, and four other CCL representatives joined 1,300 citizens to lobby Congress for market-based solutions to…

Northland College students ride bikes past solar panels


…great way to delve into community health is through our sociology and social justice program. We provides access to core ideas and fundamental truths about society and culture and the tools for understanding these issues. Building Resilient Communities Recognizing that rural communities often struggle with social and economic challenges, Northland’s…

Northland College history professor and students


…for students, faculty, staff, and the local community—this course is a perfect complement to our sustainable agriculture minor. Sociology of Community with Angela Stroud This is a wholly original sociology course, exploring the importance of place, deep connections, social justice, and what we’ll need in the face of climate change….

Northland College alum Roxanne Johnson at work at Blue Green Alliance

Uniting Labor and Environment

Roxanne Johnson '03 on the BlueGreen Alliance

good union job working on environmental issues. Labor and the environment are often pitted against one or the other—it’s good jobs or it’s the environment and you can’t have both. What middle ground do you see? I think people are starting to see that this is a false choice. Environmental…