Search Results

Searched for: Northland
CAFO graphic

Center for Rural Communities Releases First Opinion Poll: CAFO

Almost two-thirds—63.3 percent—of Ashland and Bayfield county residents said they are opposed to the proposed Badgerwood LLC Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) in Bayfield County, according to the Northland College Public Opinion Poll released today. The Northland College Center for Rural Communities (CRC) conducted telephone interviews with a random sample…

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,…

solar garden

CRC Helps City Plan for Renewable Future

Center for Rural Communities Updates Ashland City Plan for Energy Independence

…the City is already doing to reduce energy consumption,” said Scott Grinnell, CRC faculty research associate, co-author of the report, and director of sustainability initiatives at Northland College. “The challenges of making the best with old and imperfect buildings are very similar to the challenges we have here at Northland

Deer exclosure-Bayfield County

Wisconsin’s Disappearing Forest

Prof Sarah Johnson researches the botanical realities of deer browse

I’m standing in a northern Wisconsin forest with botanist Sarah Johnson, an associate professor of natural resources and biology at Northland College, where I work. She has been checking text messages from her student researchers, who are working on Outer Island—one of the twenty-two Apostle Islands on Lake Superior that…

Artesian

Northern Wisconsin wants drinking water oversight

A recent Northland College Public Opinion Poll reveals overwhelming support for public sector oversight of drinking water resources. The public sector includes publicly-owned utilities, tribal water utilities, local city and town officials, tribal governments, and state and federal agencies. The Center for Rural Communities at Northland College conducted the poll…

Mary Trettin and Mike Miller, Northland College

President Miller Announces Retirement

Northland College President Michael A. Miller, 62, announced he will retire when his contract expires next year. His retirement will be effective June 30, 2018 “Serving as Northland’s 13th president for the past seven years has been an honor and goes down as my final and greatest professional accomplishment,” he…

The Northland College Class of 2021 sits with President Miller for a class photo

The Class of 2021

Welcoming 232 New Students

Northland College welcomed 232 new students—the largest freshman class in sixteen years—September 8, with a ceremonial walk across Fenenga Bridge, convocation address, the revival of the Northland College pep song, and Everybody party, sponsored by the Northland College Student Association.   Welcoming 232 New Students…

Northland College convocation

Class of 2020

Welcoming 222 New Students

Northland College officially welcomed more than two-hundred new students Friday, September 9 with a ceremonial walk, convocation address, and Everybody Party, sponsored by the Northland College Student Association. Drummer Stevie Matier led the Class of 2020, pounding a Lambeg drum from northern Ireland, over Bay City Creek, across the Fenenga…

Tulips outside of Ponzio Campus Center

2018 Honors Day Awards Recipients

…Faculty Merit Awards Outstanding Service Award Brian Tochterman Outstanding Scholarship/Professional Activities Award Erik Olson Outstanding Teaching Award Paula Anich Northland College Student Association Awards Northland College Student Association Staff Award David Mettille, Coordinator of Student Affair Northland College Student Association Faculty Award Wendy Gorman, Professor of Biology and Associate Dean…

Native American bead cloth

Beading Circle

March 25, 2:00 pm4:00 pm

The Beading Circle is free and open to all Northland students, staff, and faculty—no experience is necessary. Bring your own project to work on, select a project from the many patterns available, or create your own. Materials are provided. Beading is a great way to be creative, reduce stress, and…