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Northland College Men's Hockey Team Photo 2016-2017

Nurturing Miggy’s Legacy

Christopher T. Morgan Scholarship

…in our locker room, the athletic department, the campus community, and beyond. Chris was a competitor, an unbelievable teammate who believed in LumberJack Hockey. . . . The best way to describe Miggy is he would block a shot for anyone, anytime, up by three in the first period or…

Sigurd Olson and Robert Matteson stand in front of Memorial Hall

From the Archives: The Letter That Started it All

…come out on April 13 for conversations with all on campus who are involved in environmental studies. We will iron out any rough spots that still exist in our working papers, and with the broad endorsement given by the Board, we will plan to announce the formation of the Institute…

skiing

Northland College Issues Mt. Ashwabay Ski Passes to Students

…both downhill and Nordic skiing. “I was very excited and thankful when I heard that this partnership formed,” she said. The partnership was a campus-wide effort. Kate Ullman, advisor for the Northland Nordic Ski Club and a member of the Ashwabay Board, led the initiative with support from athletics, student…

Northland College Anne Kriskovich

Teaching In and Out of the Classroom

…her hometown. Frankly, she had never even thought about it, but after being approached by women’s soccer coach, Scott Mayforth, the team, and Northland’s campus community quickly became an important part of her life. “It’s like its own little community within a community,” Kriskovich said. “Until you are in it…

Northland College professors and student working on trails.

Tyler Forks Community Forest

Northland Partners with Landmark Conservancy

Robin Armagost ’22 Northland Partners with Landmark Conservancy In October, red leaves floating to the ground are about the only sound at Tyler Forks Community Forest, located thirty minutes south of campus. The 590-acre forest was purchased by Landmark Conservancy in 2019 and has become an additional outdoor classroom and…

Northland College student Jordan Brennan

Hometown Favorite Chooses Home

…Joey ’11 played ball at Northland where he earned his teaching degree. He’s now a high school physical education teacher and the head girl’s basketball coach in Hayward, Wisconsin. Jordan’s mom and dad met at Northland, married, and settled in a house two blocks from campus where they raised their…

Northland sign

Not Your Typical May Term

Northland Unites to Provide Pandemic Course

…Wyoming, hands-on experience on local sustainable farms. Such courses provide intensive educational experiences inviting students to focus on a particular topic, skill or region. But this isn’t a typical May. Campus is shuttered, state parks are closed, campgrounds are unopened. And many of our students have already returned home, finishing…

graphic of founding fathers

What the Founders Got Wrong

A Constitution Day Conversation

…thirty-five years in the region. Feingold and Stroud discussed the promise and failures of the US Constitution during a lunchtime talk, attended by campus and the public. “The only way to allow the Constitution to be credible is to be candid,” he said. “It’s a marvelous concept and brutal document.”…

Northland College student standing on campus.

Aja Is Shining Bright

Originally from sunny Florida, Aja Gregg’s post-high school plan was simple—get away from Florida and become a dental hygienist. That was before recruiters started calling with offers to play basketball in college. Among those recruiters was Northland’s own Daryle Tucker who had something the others didn’t—a campus 1,800 miles away…

Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute at Northland College

From the Archives: A Corner Office—in the Basement

…was based in Bobb Hall. The basement, to be specific. Bobb Hall was one of Northland College’s main academic buildings at the time, and many faculty and alumni passed through its doors in the time it stood on campus. Co-founder and Executive Director Bob Matteson spent countless hours in this…