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Portrait of Roger Dreher with canoe paddle.

When Missions Align

Roger Dreher contributes annually to a scholarship to assist students.

…distance. Roger’s connection to and love for this place is palpable. Roger created and contributes annually to the Nancy C. and Roger H. Dreher Endowed Scholarship, providing financial support to Northland College students who would otherwise find it difficult to pursue higher education. Roger and Nancy did not attend Northland,…

Pages 1 and 2 of “Sigurd Olson Writes About Northland College”

From the Archives: The Environmental Liberal Arts

…the 1973 summer meeting of the Northland College Board of Trustees. At this meeting, a report was shared with the trustees that showed student enrollment in Wisconsin private colleges had dropped from 50 percent in 1950 to 23 percent in 1972, a trend that was largely attributed to decreases in…

Northland College Kate Miler stands in a wetland

On the Path of Plants

Plant Ecologist Kate Miller '02

…the path,” Miller said. Miller left Wisconsin for Maine in 2003 with partner Tara King ’01 to pursue a master of science at the University of Maine, where she studied the impacts of forestry on arboreal lichen and insect communities. Soon, after finishing her masters, she started her current job…

Northland College student Liandra Skenandore portrait

Why Indigenous Literatures Matter

How Liandra Skenandore Incorporates Academics into Her Personal Life

How Liandra Skenandore Incorporates Academics into Her Personal Life Liandra Skenandore has always known the power and complexity of language. She grew up in DePere, Wisconsin, listening to family and friends tell stories around her kitchen table. She is a member of the Oneida Nation and is also Prairie Band…

Two Northland College students biking past solar panels

Sierra Ranks Northland Top Cool School

…as the most opportunities to engage with the environmental movement,” Sierra wrote in its introduction of the September edition. Of the 282 schools in the running, Northland College ranked 26—up from 55 in 2018. Northland College was ranked 6—up from 14—among undergraduate colleges and remains first in Wisconsin and the…

Dragonflies: Canaries in the Coal Mine

Dragonflies Help Researchers Determine Mercury

…Science & Technology. The Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation at Northland College is one of those partners that collects samples in four different parks in Lake Superior and northwest Wisconsin through the Dragonfly Mercury Project. Initial results have been positive. Due to the growth of renewable energy in…