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Round River Conservation Studies Information Session

January 27, 11:30 am12:30 pm

Round River Conservation Studies is an ecological research and education organization that offers immersive field programs for students looking to contribute to actual conservation efforts abroad while also acquiring upper-division college credits. We have programs in Mongolia, Botswana, Chilean Patagonia, Belize, British Columbia, and the southwestern US. Our student programs…

Arrowheads and bone in museum

Native American Museum Open House

April 14, 2022, 4:00 pm7:00 pm

Join us for an Open House to celebrate our museum redesign. There are new exhibits on beadwork, wild rice, and bison. Refreshments will be served in the Indigenous Cultures Center Lounge (114B Mead Hall). The Northland College Native American Museum is in 122 Mead Hall, part of the Indigenous Cultures…

Northland College graduates in cap and gown

Native American Student Association (NASA) Meeting

April 14, 2022, 4:00 pm5:00 pm

The Native American Student Association (NASA) brings cultural awareness to campus and the surrounding communities. In addition to providing support to native and non-native students alike through community outreach activities, talking circles, cultural education and sharing, and peer mentorship, this student organization hosts several events throughout the year. This meeting…

Northland College graduates in cap and gown

Native American Student Association (NASA) Meeting

April 21, 2022, 4:00 pm5:00 pm

The Native American Student Association (NASA) brings cultural awareness to campus and the surrounding communities. In addition to providing support to native and non-native students alike through community outreach activities, talking circles, cultural education and sharing, and peer mentorship, this student organization hosts several events throughout the year. This meeting…

Tulips outside of Ponzio Campus Center

2018 Honors Day Awards Recipients

…Outstanding Achievement in Sustainable Community Development Olivia Anderson The Native American Studies Award for Academic Excellence Liandra Skenandore Frances Lavine Native American Studies Achievement Award Sarah McCloud Outdoor Education Outstanding Professional Potential Awards Mackenzie Lemon Lane Schraufnagel Jessica Schultz Mary Griggs Burke Water Science Award Marisa Ulman Outdoor Education Outstanding…

Northland College graduates in cap and gown

Native American Student Association (NASA) Meeting

March 17, 2022, 4:00 pm5:00 pm

The Native American Student Association (NASA) brings cultural awareness to campus and the surrounding communities. In addition to providing support to native and non-native students alike through community outreach activities, talking circles, cultural education and sharing, and peer mentorship, this student organization hosts several events throughout the year. This meeting…

Northland College 1970s alumni

The Clan of the Tropicals

By Juan Hernández ’78 I arrived in Ashland in September 1974. It was fresh and cool and the colors entranced me. These temperatures were not alien to me because I hailed from the highlands of tropical Guatemala. English was no problem either because my school was fully structured following American

Alpha sigma women of 1968

Standing on the Right Side of History

When Laurel “Johnnie” Fisher ‘72 was looking for colleges, she went to the Internet of her time—the incredibly thick and heavy 1967 version of Barron’s List of American Colleges and Universities. Her only criteria: that she experience another part of the country. So, she closed her eyes, opened the book,…

SONWA Winners 2017

Honeybees and a trailblazing scientist top the 2017 SONWA book awards

…regarding the future of our food system along with a roadmap for a more comprehensive way to consider the importance of soil and our role as citizens. —Clayton Russell, retired Northland College professor and SONWA committee member Notable: American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West,…

Tobacco

Decolonizing Tobacco: The Environmental History of Asemaa

March 29, 2022, 5:30 pm6:30 pm

…and some current efforts linked to addressing decolonization of tobacco. Dylan Bizhikiins Jennings is a member of the marten clan. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with degrees in anthropology, archaeology, environmental studies, and American Indian studies. Jennings completed his master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Nelson Institute….