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Wolf Awareness Week 2020 Winning Poster Art by Deborah LaFogg Docherty

Wolves and Water

2020 Wolf Awareness Week Posters Available

2020 Wolf Awareness Week Posters Available Deborah LaFogg Dochtery, whose paintings have won national and international awards and been displayed in art museums around the country and abroad, portrays animals caught in the moment of being themselves. A task she believes is particularly significant in regards to wolves, considering the…

Northland College student Shyanne Eustace

Giving Back to Her Tribal Community

Shyanne Eustace Receives Udall Foundation Scholarship

Shyanne Eustace Receives Udall Foundation Scholarship The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation announced Friday they had selected Northland College sophomore Shyanne Eustace as a 2020 Udall Scholar. This scholarship will provide up to $7,000 for Eustace’s junior year of academic study. A sixteen-member independent review committee selected…

Northland College senior Katie Tapper sits at a table.

What Do Fish Eat?

Katie Tapper ’21 catalogs the culinary quirks of Lake Superior fish.

…Kiyi cruising around Lake Superior. “Rossport, Ontario, was one of my favorite places,” Tapper said. “It’s so tiny it would take three minutes to walk across the entire town. It was interesting talking to the locals there. It was a very charming place.” Since March 2020, Tapper has worked primarily…

The Minar family

Three Generations of Northland Connections

The Legacy of the Minar Family

…so inspired by Lake Superior, the north woods, and Northland that she changed her world and decided to move,” Janet said. Carol died April 7, 2020, leaving a generous bequest to the College’s annual fund. Janet plans to follow suit with a bequest to support efforts to research, conserve, and…

Northland College Men's Hockey Team Photo 2016-2017

Nurturing Miggy’s Legacy

Christopher T. Morgan Scholarship

…the team’s most dedicated player as voted on by their teammates. Chris won this very award as a senior in high school which made this award so meaningful. Caroline and Tom have traveled the last two years to give out the award. The 2020 recipient was senior Kyle Pouncy, Chris’s…

Alum Halley Hyde

Holding It All Together

Alum Haley Hyde '19

…me intervening at all and I think that watching that really helped me steer myself in the direction that I plan to follow as an educator.” In July 2020, she was offered a position as a 4K teacher—and so began learning a new role while juggling remote communication. That said,…

Sarah Szymaniak

Hitting the Ground Running

Sarah Szymaniak '17

Sarah Szymaniak ’17 In November 2019, Sarah Szymaniak ’17 began her new job as the City of Ashland deputy clerk. Responsible for executing elections, she had read reams of election law guidelines, made it through her first election in February 2020—and then in mid-March, the city locked down. “Elections can’t…


WPR: Report Recommends Rewrite of Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

White Paper Suggest More Holistic Approach to Water Quality Management

…to the government and public that a review of the agreement must occur,” she said. The third triennial report, which would assess progress from 2020 to 2023, will gather input on the agreement. She added the extent of a review would be based on whether the governments and the public…

Northland College leadership in virtual meeting

Nimble and Resilient

Northland College Carries On

…Chad: One of the real successes we demonstrated was the interdisciplinary pandemic course in May term of 2020. I think that was a real injection of positivity. And how fitting for Northland to adopt a number of outdoor classrooms! So innovative, but also true to our core mission and the…