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Northland College women's hockey team

Women’s Hockey Rocks

First Class of Recruits to Graduate

…one of the less than 100 NCAA (DI, DII, and DIII included) women’s college hockey programs in the country. These past four seasons, we have had players from 16 states and provinces — from Alaska to Texas to Quebec, Canada. Today, our program is made up of 28 players, a…

Photo of memorial service booklet cover

From the Archives: The Passing of Sigurd Olson

…was named for him.” Deeper Into the Archives Memo to the Northland College Community Sigurd Olson Memorial Booklet This is the eleventh installment in the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute’s From the Archives series, which tells the story of the Institute from the past to the present to commemorate its 50th…

Devil's Island Apostle Islands

IJC Releases Recommendations

Lake Superior Has Seen At Least 5 Blooms In The Last Decade

…change, but a coordinated approach among the governments is lacking. The report analyzed the effectiveness of work being done to address climate change, nutrients and public engagement over the past three years. It also evaluated public input on progress being made by the two countries. The commission found the public’s…

The first Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute Advisory Board gathers around a table.

From the Archives: Assembling The First Advisory Board

…the Institute from the past to the present to commemorate its 50th anniversary. Sign up for our email lists for news and stories from the Institute—including From the Archives. Matteson, Robert E. • Chairman Director of Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute Anderson, John Chairman, Department of Indian Studies Scholastica College, Duluth…

Northland College student Shyanne Eustace

Giving Back to Her Tribal Community

Shyanne Eustace Receives Udall Foundation Scholarship

…is most interested in ecological restoration and plans to bring her teachings back to her tribal community located along the Rio Grande in New Mexico. She has interned at Cochiti Pueblo Department of Natural Resources for the past two years where she led a group of high school seniors to…

Yearbook photo of Don Chase

2019 Alumni Awards Announced

…in 2005. He continued to work for five years past this for major gifts. Under his leadership, his staff increased alumni participation and giving. Don developed substantial relationships with students, families, staff, faculty, alumni, friends, church, and the entire Northland community. He supported the shift to focus on environmental studies,…

Portrait of Roger Dreher with canoe paddle.

When Missions Align

Roger Dreher contributes annually to a scholarship to assist students.

…‘if you’re going to give, give big. Make an impact,’” he said. And so was born the Nancy C. and Roger Dreher Endowed Scholarship, to which Roger contributes every year. “Roger’s giving is a fitting tribute to Nancy and a valued investment in the future of the College,” Noteboom said….

Student leaning on a tree

Agreement Eases Transfer from Technical Colleges

More than a dozen intro courses included in this comprehensive agreement.

More than a dozen intro courses included in this comprehensive agreement. Students seeking to transfer credits from any of Wisconsin’s 16 technical colleges to Northland College will have a much easier time in the future thanks to a comprehensive agreement between the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and…

Northland College Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Religion David Saetre

A Spirit of Imagination

How Northland Faced the 1918 Pandemic

…Wedge for 1918 included this dedication: Because we love and honor the deep, sincere spirit that founded Northland; because we feel and realize that enduring and extensive influence that this spirit now has; and because we know that the Northland spirit will do still greater things in the future for

Northland College professors and student working on trails.

Tyler Forks Community Forest

Northland Partners with Landmark Conservancy

…makes it a great place for geology and forestry students to study soils and forest ecology, Fitz said. Fitz, who now serves on Landmark’s conservation committee, has also been assisting with trail design and construction in the community forest, and plans to continue in the future. “I think we’re just…