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Graduation

Well done! You’ve made it to your big day. Learn about 2022 commencement activities. Well done! You’ve made it to your big day. You are eligible to participate in commencement and baccalaureate activities if you have completed requirements by December 2020 or expect to complete graduation requirements by May or…

Finances

Quick Links Your financial aid award helps fund your educational expenses, and with careful planning will cover your direct and indirect college costs. How do the dollars and cents listed on the award translate into living and learning experiences on campus? Taking the time to learn about your financial aid…

Northland College commencement speaker Ella Shively.

Examining One’s Precious Life

2021 Commencement Address

Ella Shively ’21 2021 Commencement Address https://youtu.be/lGFF-jDYz9c On our day off between class sessions this March, I took myself on a bookstore tour of Bayfield County. I promised myself I wasn’t going to spend any more money on books; I was only going to look. So, as I walked out…

Alum Halley Hyde

Holding It All Together

Alum Haley Hyde '19

…stumps for chairs arranged in a circle. The kids will be returning for the first time in March 2021—and she’s ready. Nearly one year into the pandemic, Haley says her biggest takeaway is this: slow down. “I think that even though it was stressful to work from home and deal…

Stagecoach mural

New Mural Highlights Cabbie’s Tap History

Northland alum attend revealing at Stagecoach July 17, 2021.

Jackie Moore ’05, Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving Northland alum attend revealing at Stagecoach July 17, 2021. I attended Northland in the early 2000 and as a student and later an alum, I played softball and pool for the Stagecoach Bar for several years. This was my spot….

Portrait of alums Chris and Judy Young '93 at New Moon Ski and Bike Shop.

Switching Gears

Chris and Judy Young '93

…into 2021. Chris said he’s been told by suppliers to order all he will need— he’s unlikely to get more than one chance to order. If 2020 has taught Chris and Judy anything, it is to be proactive and find the silver lining. Their hope is that this growth in…

Northland College student Erick Marchessault

Student Researches Tick-Borne Illnesses

Erick Marchessault Preps for Med School

…said. “I also like that he is an integral part of the community here.” In the next year, he’ll be studying for and taking his MCATs. In the fall of 2021, he’ll start medical school. He started a campus pre-professionals club for pre-med and pre-vet students. Marchessault said he envisions…

Northland College student collects water sample.

Researchers Tracing Bacteria to Source

Burke Center and City of Ashland team up to solve the case.

…other labs isn’t an issue this time around, said Matt Hudson, associate director of the Burke Center. The sampling will be done by the end of the summer so they can be analyzed during the 2021-22 school year. The grant allows room for extensions for more sampling to be done…

Aversion to Diversion

150 Attend Burke Center Groundwater Session

Aversion to Diversion: Groundwater, Bottled Water, and the Great Lakes Compact

Aversion to Diversion: Groundwater, Bottled Water, and the Great Lakes Compact https://youtu.be/jEcTeZlsdBw More than one hundred and fifty people attended a groundwater-focused panel discussion, “Aversion to Diversion: Groundwater, Bottled Water, and the Great Lakes Compact,” at the Big Top Chautauqua on September 27, 2021. Organized by the Mary Griggs Burke…

Pride Flag in the Ponzio Campus Center

The Story Behind the Pride Flag on Campus

…for whom progress is still needed: trans people and people of color. This flag added a white, pink, baby blue, black, and brown striped triangle to the left side of the six-color rainbow flag to highlight the work still needed in support of these specific communities. In 2021, an additional…