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Northland College Women's Soccer NCAA III


Athletics at Northland allows you the flexibility to excel in the classroom while competing in your sport at a collegiate level. We support your physical and your mental life by investing in both academics and athletics. In fact we’ve just completed a new campus fitness center as well as a…

Winter runner

Health Services

…injuries, and emergencies Dispensing over-the-counter medications Dressing changes, suture removal, ice packs/hot packs Crutches available on loan Health Forms All first-year and transfer students are required to submit a physical exam form and a record of immunization status prior to arrival on campus. First-year athletes must also submit an athletes…

Fish Creek flowing into Chequamegon Bay

Researchers Prep region for Climate Change

…Professor of Sustainable Regional Development at Northland College in Ashland. He explained that precipitation estimates for the Bayfield Peninsula developed decades ago are inaccurate because they don’t take into account the unique local weather situation caused by geography and Lake Superior. “As we’ve learned more about how weather patterns set…

Design board of Northland College graphic design student Victoria Schell

Summer of Coffee Love

Graphic design student Victoria Schell interned thirty miles from campus at Big Water Coffee Roasters in Bayfield. With a daily downtown view of Lake Superior, she learned the coffee business, graphic design, photography, social media, and project management. “I loved having the chance to work with, collaborate and get direction…

Northland student Trevor Bennin

Scientific Knowledge to Benefit Environment

Trevor Bennin

Graduated: 2015 Majors: mathematical sciences and chemistry Minors: physics and philosophy Hometown: Manitowoc, Wisconsin A dog drank from a pothole and got sick: Why? This question posed by Professor of Chemistry Rick Dowd started Trevor Bennin and fellow chemistry students on a scientific quest. “I love the idea of using…

Northland College student Megan McPeak does research

McPeak: Making It Happen

…and meteorology, and double-minored in chemistry and physics. Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Young Kim said McPeak’s motivation is an inspiration to other students. “As Megan commenced her study four years ago, she knew exactly what she wanted to accomplish with her time at Northland College—she planned, worked hard,…

SONWA Winners 2017

Honeybees and a trailblazing scientist top the 2017 SONWA book awards

…humanity’s complex relationship with them—weaving together stories from scientists, brewers, gardeners, manufacturers, and beekeepers,” said Northland College student Erin Bergen, who serves on the SONWA selection committee. For children’s literature, the SONWA committee named author Suzanne Slade and illustrator Jessica Lanan for Out of School and Into Nature, a biography

Visiting lecturer Brendan Baylor in his studio

Artist takes fresh look at historical clearcut

…He transferred the original image onto thirty-two panels, each measuring one by one foot, to create a woodcut print grid of four by eight panels. The main thing that slowed his work, was human limitation: he could only physically cut about one block a day without risking hand cramps and…

Student looking through geology loop

A Future in Geologic Time

Profile: Julianne “Annie” Daw Graduated: 2015 Major: environmental geosciences—geology and mathematical sciences Minor: physics Hometown: Costa Mesa, California Annie Daw decided to come to Northland College because she wanted a big change in her life. She’d never lived in the Midwest and was looking for a college with an environmental…

Northland College student Hattie Hoffman plays guitar

In Pursuit of Biology, Music, & Environmental Justice

…passion that has grown into an educational minor. Hattie started on piano at age five and graduated to guitar in eighth grade. She is now pursuing music production in her native Minneapolis, St. Paul area, assisting local artists with everything from photography to audio sample production. Hattie works with the…