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Northland College student Abby Keller and National Park Service mentor Caroline Twombly stand outside the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Women in Outdoor Leadership

Nancy Franz ’81 was tired of being the only woman at the table so she did something about it. She created the Women in Leadership internship, a partnership between Northland College and the National Park Service to support women pursuing outdoor careers. Franz graduated from Northland with a degree in…

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How to: Handshake

January 21, 2022, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Handshake is the jobs and internship search platform used to connect Northland students to opportunities near and far. If you’d like to be better versed on how to use it, then consider attending! Catch us in 001 Dexter Library (the basement level) for this workshop. The following will be covered:…

Northland College Athletics

New Men’s lacrosse coach to start Aug 1

New York native Justin Ross will begin August 1 as the next head men’s lacrosse coach at Northland College. For the last four years, Ross has coached the Monroe Community College (MCC) men’s lacrosse program, leading his team to a 38-20 record during his tenure, including one regional championship game….

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…

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…

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…

Alumnus Henry Fitzgibbon performs on stage at Northland College

Henry Fitzgibbon ’51 On Broadway

A Life in the Arts

…is the only Northland College alum to have ever performed on Broadway. Add in the stage movements and dance steps, all while singing and speaking—it’s a complicated, nuanced role to play, even with months to practice. And yet, somehow, Fitzgibbon performed it flawlessly before an audience of a few hundred…

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…

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…


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…