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Memories of a Fallen Soldier

…sanctuary in the northwoods at Northland. Tom quickly fit in with the group of friends with whom he chose to play intramurals and we quickly grew close. When he had accumulated several quarters of excellent grades at Northland, he transferred back to Knox College to finish his studies. I drove…

Group walking on the beach

Northland College to Host Lake Superior Youth Symposium

Northland College will host a four-day Lake Superior Youth Symposium, April 27-30, offering a dynamic menu of field experiences, programs, presentations, and entertainment. The Symposium is a biennial event—this is the 12th—open to teachers and students in grades 8-12 throughout the Lake Superior watershed——Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the province of…

Alumnus Henry Fitzgibbon performs on stage at Northland College

Henry Fitzgibbon ’51 On Broadway

A Life in the Arts

…High School and two years later, Lincoln Junior High in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, where he taught general music, formed a boys’ choir that met before school, and established a chorus in each of the grades in junior high—seventh, eighth, and ninth. “This was unheard of at the time, but somehow my…

Northland College alums, Mark and Bronte Gross sail on Lake Superior

Smooth Sailing

First Person

Life is full of chance meetings and events, coupled with very conscious decisions. The proximity to Lake Superior, and Northland understanding that the variability of my high school grades showed engaged passion essential for my success, brought me to Northland College. My stepmother suggested getting a job in Bayfield in…

Eyes Wide Open book cover

Eyes Wide Open Author to Speak on Going Beyond the Headlines

…motivations, influences and barriers in the decision making process and matters of societal and cultural bias impacting environmental headlines.” Eyes Wide Open was named a finalist for the 2015 Los Angeles Book Prize, the 2014 AAAS/SubaruSB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books in the Middle Grades category and is the…

Sigurd Olson Articles

Some of these articles were published in 1951 in North Country Magazine. Sigurd also wrote a couple of hundred short sketches for newspapers; he wrote a few between 1937 and 1939, but most were from 1940 to 1943, and were syndicated to a number of newspapers, mostly in the Midwest….


Alumnus Karl ’04 oversees outdoor therapeutic program

Healing Through a Lense

…School will get a chance to participate in Under the Surface this summer and fall in a student-driven exploration, in which program staff provide the tools and support, including water safety, photography lessons, trip logistics, and artistic work with the final products. “The places we explore, photographs produced, the subjects,…

Northland College Joins Partnership to Develop Hazelnut Production

…staff at UW-Madison. Fischbach experimented with the first batch of hazelnuts last week at the Hulings Rice Food Center at Northland College. The College is hulling, shelling, and cleaning the hazelnuts. The American Hazelnut Company, located in Gays Mills, Wisconsin, will do the final processing, transforming hazelnuts into gluten-free nuts,…

Northland College students and alum prepare rain garden

Rain Gardens Provide Stormwater Storage

…soak up water and provide habitat. Meanwhile, Burke Center research assistant Shelly Ray, who is majoring in water science, planned for a new rain garden. The construction of the Food Center rain garden still requires funding but Ray is hopeful her work has prepared the project for its final stages….