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Annual Golf Classic

Join us for the 2017 Annual Golf Classic on Thursday, July 6 at Chequamegon Bay Golf Club in Ashland, Wisconsin. Mark your calendar and start building your team! Proceeds will support Northland College Athletics. Thursday, July 6 8:30 a.m. Registration Opens 10 a.m. Shotgun Start Location Chequamegon Bay Golf Club…

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Wisconsin Loon Population Survey Update

This year marked the seventh Wisconsin Loon Population Survey. This survey started in 1985 and is orchestrated once every five years on 258 pre-selected lakes throughout northern Wisconsin. This year 230 volunteers surveyed 223 lakes on July 18 between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m. During this time, survey volunteers recorded…

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Wolf Status Reports

…wolves, in at least 7 breeding packs By the early 1960s, gray wolves were nearly eradicated from Michigan and Wisconsin, and only a small number existed in northeastern Minnesota along the Ontario border. The Minnesota wolves have since repopulated extensive portions of the state, and they spread across northern Wisconsin

Northland College chemistry prof and students in lab.

From Pop Bottles to Pharmaceuticals

By John Myers, Duluth News Tribune What if we could turn millions of plastic pop bottles back into chemicals, and then reuse those chemicals in things such as pharmaceuticals or cosmetics? Turns out that’s exactly what students at two Wisconsin schools have shown can be done. Research teams of undergraduate…

Teachers received education award

Teaching Alums Receive Educator Awards

…the state of Wisconsin. Both were given their awards at the Wisconsin Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (WACTE) meeting in Madison last month. The WACTE along with the Northland College Educator Preparation Program determined the winners. The WACTE is a professional organization composed of the Wisconsin institutions that prepare…

Visiting lecturer Brendan Baylor in his studio

Artist takes fresh look at historical clearcut

…state of forests in this region. Johnson participated in a 2007 UW-Madison re-survey of plant biodiversity in Wisconsin, closely mirroring a plant survey performed in the post-cutover by John Curtis, the author of The Vegetation of Wisconsin. The re-survey results suggested that the forests of this area are not bouncing…

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The Uncommon Lives of Common Loons

By Erica LeMoine, LoonWatch Coordinator Despite the many presentations that I’ve given over the past six years, it always gives me a thrill when I hear the “oohs” and “aahs” of an audience learning something new about loons, reacting in amazement to what our Wisconsin colleagues and researchers have unraveled…

Annin Judges Our Waters, Our Future Writing Contest

MADISON — Two of Wisconsin’s literary leaders will help decide the winner of the Our Waters, Our Future writing contest. Peter Annin, journalist and author of Great Lakes Water Wars, and Fabu, as Madison’s third poet laureate is professionally known, have agreed to help select the top stories that imagine…

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Wolf Biologist Adrian Wydeven to Head Timber Wolf Alliance

…Natural Resources as a wildlife biologist earlier this year after over thirty-two years working for the agency, and served on the Timber Wolf Alliance advisory council since 1990. He headed up the Wisconsin wolf recovery program that included intense monitoring of the state wolf population from 1990 through 2013. Northland…

Career Services for Employers

…been implemented by almost all UW System campuses, the Wisconsin Technical College System, and most of Wisconsin’s private colleges and universities, including Northland. This means posting your jobs and internships on the platform can reach almost all Wisconsin college students and recent alumni (and those at many schools across the…