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Stephanie Red Cloud Muise

Second at National STEM Conference

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) selected 70 undergraduate students including Northland College senior Stephanie Muise to present oral presentation in all areas of science, engineering and technology for its annual conference earlier this month. With help from the College’s Parsonage Fund, Muise flew to Orlando, Fla. for…

Paulette Moore with her camera

Free Speech TV Premieres Moore’s Doc

…public can join the Facebook live chat. Moore, a filmmaker-in-residence at Northland College, is Kanien’kehaka (Mohawk) of mixed Native and British heritage and an enrolled member of Six Nations of the Grand River Reserve in Ontario, Canada. She spent two decades based in Washington DC working as a director, producer…

Marissa Olsen

Filmmaking to Impassion, Teach

In her first year at Northland, natural resources student Marissa Olsen enrolled in a film class, that provided a meaningful vehicle for sharing and interpreting her science classes. For her, film bridged the gap between art and science. “By capturing the audience’s attention and interest through video, we have the…

Snapping turtle

Turtles, Temperature & Sex

…and alligators survived, the hypothesis goes, is that the water regulated drastic temperature changes during incubation. This subject has fascinated Northland College Assistant Professor of Biology Kayla Bieser, Ph.D., since she went abroad as an undergraduate in Costa Rica researching leatherback sea turtles. She pursued graduate degrees studying red-eared slider…

Local Food Important to Northern Wisconsin Residents

The majority of households in northern Wisconsin get their food from a diversity of sources and purchase food directly from farmers, according to the most recent Northland College Public Opinion Poll. “The results show a northern culture of supporting local farms, sharing, producing, and gathering food—and an overwhelming 89.6 percent…

Northland College Alumni Matt Draeger

From Intern to Financial Advisor

Matt Draeger '18

…whether they’re just getting started and paying off student loans, saving for big purchases like a house, preparing for retirement or anywhere in between. Choosing Northland College. Going into my senior year at Ashland High School, I really had no idea of what I wanted to do or where I…

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

…their communities and help them reach their full potential. Ortman has made a life of educating and empowering young women. She majored in English and education and minored in history and German at Northland College. “It was at Northland that I not only learned an enormous amount academically, but I…

Portrait of singer Sofia Jannok

Sámi Singer to Perform

The Northland College Native American Studies program and Indigenous Cultures Center is bringing Sofia Jannok, a Swedish-side Sámi artist, singer, songwriter, actress, radio host, and activist for Indigenous rights, to campus the week of Monday, October 3. Combining her heritage with Swedish pop, she will give a public performance at…

Northland sign

Moore to Speak at 105th Commencement

Kathleen Dean Moore, one of the most provocative voices in environmental writing, will be the featured speaker at Northland College’s 105th Commencement. She will also receive an honorary degree as a Doctor of Humane Letters. “Moore’s work brings together the art of the essay, the wisdom of the natural world,…

Great lakes Initiative Madeline Island Ferry Dock

Great Lakes Islands Summit, Madeline Island Fellowship Project

…shared problems and possible solutions. The work to organize and launch a Great Lakes Islands Initiative is currently supported by the Northland College Center for Rural Communities, the Michigan Office of the Great Lakes, the Island Institute of Maine, and community members from Great Lakes islands. An Island Fellowship program…