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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…

Welcoming Students Back

Testing and safety measures are firmly in place.

…Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted last week to modify the 2020 schedule for fall volleyball and men’s and women’s soccer. Per directive, fall competitions for the teams impacted have been postponed and opportunities will be pursued for conference competitions in the spring of 2021. To…

Northland alum Jim Quinn drives school bus for kids during the pandemic.

For the Kids

Jim Quinn '73 delivered homework and meals through the pandemic.

…satisfying moments have happened in the last year, during the pandemic lockdown. When his school district closed on March 17, 2020, Jim’s first concern was for the kids. “I told the district I would do anything to help keep the kids on track with their instruction,” he said. The district…

Northland College student Emma Holtan

The Chequamegon Bay Region Spoke and the IJC Listened

…governments on how to best create and adapt Great Lakes policies and programs to meet these goals. Their latest Triennial Assessment of Progress Report was released in December 2020. My colleague, Valerie Damstra, and I were honored to participate in the digital release of the report. The report includes three…

Loon airs its wings

LoonWatch Seeks Volunteers for the Wisconsin Loon Population Survey

…survey is vital to assessing the effectiveness of current conservation efforts with the loon population. LoonWatch is actively pursuing volunteers for our 2020 Wisconsin Loon Population Survey. Our one-day survey on 258 pre-selected lakes in northern Wisconsin will take place on July 18 between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m. During…

Michele Small

Defining CliFi

Prof Michele Small talks about her new course.

…reading some Canadian CliFi, a Finnish novel, and we will end the course with a novel very much in line with Northland’s ethos and philosophy. What lessons relevant to 2020 can students learn from climate fiction? In the final analysis, these readings should be an invitation for all of us…

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…

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…