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Liz White: Student Commencement Address

Liz White’s quiet strength has not gone unnoticed. As a sophomore, she was selected by her peers to serve on the board of trustees. Since then she has served as president of the Northland College Student Association, was awarded the Student Life Indelible Mark Award “for her thoughtful leadership and…

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Kert's Most Awesome Weekend Adventures

Senior Kert Wuestenhagen embarks on an adventure every weekend—he wants to take in all he can before he graduates in May. He’s tackled a variety of adventures including biking, hiking, climbing, and kayaking. All have led him to some of the most beautiful and thrilling locations in the region, with…

Joe Fitzgerald and Randy Lehr drive boat to islands

Fitzgerald: From Plankton Guy to Water Resources Policy Economist

By Marie Zhuikov, University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Wisconsin Sea Grant undergraduate student, Joe Fitzgerald, has spent the past two years working with Northland College Professor Randy Lehr collecting plankton. The collection is for Lehr’s research project on the Chequamegon Bay in Lake Superior. Students in the center where Fitzgerald…

Mother loon and her chick

Loon Research Award

Since its inception in 1986, the Sigurd T. Olson Common Loon Research Award (STO Award) has provided more than $40,000 in funds toward original research that has enhanced the understanding and management of loons and their habitats. Learn more….