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Mary Van Evera Visual Arts Center

Northland College Receives Grant to Build New Ceramics Kiln

Public events welcome the community to learn about the kiln and ceramics studio.

…will be at the new outdoor kiln site behind the Mary Van Evera Visual Arts Center on the Northland College campus. Both events are supported by Northland College and a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts….

Kids at Stockton

SOEI Receives $500K for Stewardship and Land Conservation

…and the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Island School has been introducing regional school groups to the ecology and wonders of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands for more than thirty years. Nelson’s gift ensures funding of the fellows for another decade. Nelson’s gift has also allowed the Institute to hire…

Northland College alum Kealy White at work at bakery.

Stepping Back, Leaning In

Kealy White '99

…good and it was that way with pastry tools.” In mid-March, the pandemic was national news and the bakery and the coffee shop closed to the public. With so many unknowns, most of the staff was laid off for four weeks. At the same time, Kealy’s seven-year-old daughter Fiona’s school…

Northland College student Frank Wroblewski

Mapping the Mountains of Venus

Frank Wroblewski '19

…College that he pursued it. In his third semester, he took Glacial Geology with Professor Dave Ullman, who was impressed by Wroblewski’s academic vigor and desire to pursue research. For the class, Ullman asked students to write a National Science Foundation-style proposal on a topic of their choosing. Wroblewski’s proposal…

Tara Padovan

Tara Devotes Semester to Helping Refugees

National Geographic posted a photo in June of a seven-year-old Syrian refugee named Rama, who lives with her family in a camp in Athens. The photo was posted as part of series for World Refugee Day as a way to raise awareness about the plight of refugees around the world….

Northland student Seth Bayliss on campus

Northland Deepens Commitment to Food, Social Justice

In the last year, Seth Bayliss ’20, a sociology and social justice major, has sifted through stacks of invoices, researched thousands of food items, and entered over 11,000 bits of data into a spreadsheet. Bayliss’ deep dive into food purchases was part of the Real Food Standards, a national initiative…