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Immerse Yourselves

…club, try out for a play at the Chequamegon Theatre Association, vote. Remember, too, that you are part of natural as well as human communities. Follow the twists and turns of Bay City Creek through the Ravine, go paddle boarding with a friend at Solstice Outdoors, go climbing at Bob…

Stroud Selected to Give Last Lecture

Northland College students have chosen Angela Stroud, assistant professor of sociology and social justice, to provide the last lecture of the school year and the last lecture seniors will hear before graduation. Sponsored by the Northland College Student Association in cooperation with the College’s commencement committee, Stroud will present “Learning…

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Naturalist Stone '04 to speak at Fall Festival

…Exploring Northwoods Nature through Science and Your Senses.” Three of her columns recently earned an Excellence in Craft award from the Outdoor Writers Association of America. Stone will be available for signing books before and after the talk. This event is part of the weekend-long Fall Festival at Northland College….

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Ponzio Stadium recognized as one of the best

The American Sports Builders Association announced this week that the Northland College Ponzio Stadium has been named as one of the best single field facilities in country. The ASBA recognizes and promotes excellence in sports facility design and construction throughout the United States and will vote on the top facility…

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

…learned that I was a leader,” she said. “I helped to create the Northland College Student Association, which became known nationally as a model for other schools, and led the organization of our campus’s mobilization against the Vietnam War and other important causes.” After graduation, she moved to Washington DC…

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Ed Prep Program Receives National Recognition

More time in the classroom The Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education recently awarded Northland College a Model of Excellence Award for its clinical residency program. Director of Teacher Education Annette Nelson accepted the award last month at the national conference held in Atlanta, Georgia. She presented…

Stephanie Red Cloud Muise

Second at National STEM Conference

…Muise, who grew up outside of Boston, is affiliated with the Mik Maq nation. She is co-president of the Native American Student Association and a member of the newly formed Northland College chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society. AISES is a national organization for the promotion of…

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Sigurd Olson Legacy

…Sigurd national recognition in conservation circles. 1951 Sigurd becomes vice-president of the National Parks Association (now the National Park Conservation Association). 1953 Sigurd becomes president of the National Parks Association. 1955 The year begins with Sigurd signing his first book contract, with Alfred A. Knopf. In the summer, Sigurd and…

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Trettin Elected Co-chair of the CIC Presidential Spouses and Partners Task Force

…education association that focuses solely on providing services and a broad range of initiatives directly to independent colleges and universities to help improve the quality of education and strengthen institutional resources. “The CIC spouse/partner group has supported participants in making a positive transition and long term commitment to the partnership…

Alumnus Henry Fitzgibbon performs on stage at Northland College

Henry Fitzgibbon ’51 On Broadway

A Life in the Arts

…college towns, and in Chicago and Milwaukee, always returning to New York City to perform at the Jan Hus Playhouse on East 74th Street. The American Savoyards “turned equity,” which meant Fitzgibbon and his fellow company actors were eligible to join the Actors Equity Association, a labor union representing live…