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Ed Prep Program Receives National Recognition

More time in the classroom The Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education recently awarded Northland College a Model of Excellence Award for its clinical residency program. Director of Teacher Education Annette Nelson accepted the award last month at the national conference held in Atlanta, Georgia. She presented…

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Sigurd Olson Legacy

Sigurd Olson (1899-1982) was acknowledged during his lifetime as a leader of the American environmental movement, an emblematic figure for a generation of activists. As a writer, teacher, and activist who was a harbinger of the raising of America’s ecological consciousness, Olson’s history, writings, and This content was curated by…

Stephanie Red Cloud Muise

Second at National STEM Conference

…Muise, who grew up outside of Boston, is affiliated with the Mik Maq nation. She is co-president of the Native American Student Association and a member of the newly formed Northland College chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society. AISES is a national organization for the promotion of…

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Naturalist Stone '04 to speak at Fall Festival

…Exploring Northwoods Nature through Science and Your Senses.” Three of her columns recently earned an Excellence in Craft award from the Outdoor Writers Association of America. Stone will be available for signing books before and after the talk. This event is part of the weekend-long Fall Festival at Northland College….

Ethiopian girl stretches before running (Girls Gotta Run Foundation)

If You Give a Girl a Pair of Sneakers . . . .

Dr. Patricia E. Ortman '71 Creates Girls Gotta Run Foundation

…learned that I was a leader,” she said. “I helped to create the Northland College Student Association, which became known nationally as a model for other schools, and led the organization of our campus’s mobilization against the Vietnam War and other important causes.” After graduation, she moved to Washington DC…

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Ponzio Stadium recognized as one of the best

The American Sports Builders Association announced this week that the Northland College Ponzio Stadium has been named as one of the best single field facilities in country. The ASBA recognizes and promotes excellence in sports facility design and construction throughout the United States and will vote on the top facility…

City scape of Boston, Mass by photographer Bob Gross

UHA Awards Rector Best Dissertation

The Urban History Association awarded Josiah Rector, Hulings Assistant Professor of US and Environmental History and Culture, the Michael Katz Award for Best Dissertation in Urban History. Rector, who began at Northland College this fall, wrote his dissertation “Accumulating Risk: Environmental Justice and the History of Capitalism in Detroit, 1880-2015,”…

Immerse Yourselves

…club, try out for a play at the Chequamegon Theatre Association, vote. Remember, too, that you are part of natural as well as human communities. Follow the twists and turns of Bay City Creek through the Ravine, go paddle boarding with a friend at Solstice Outdoors, go climbing at Bob…

Northland College alumnus Tiffany Kirsten stands with fellow activists along the border of Texas and Mexico

Birds and the Border Wall

…steel wall is slated to be built. In October, I traveled to Washington DC with two other board members of the Friends of the Wildlife Corridor, as well as the president of the American Birding Association. We spent three full days in meetings of house and senate offices, discussing the…

Liz White in cap and gown

Liz White: Student Commencement Address

Liz White’s quiet strength has not gone unnoticed. As a sophomore, she was selected by her peers to serve on the board of trustees. Since then she has served as president of the Northland College Student Association, was awarded the Student Life Indelible Mark Award “for her thoughtful leadership and…