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Sigurd Olson Speeches

…standpoint, the answer is simple. People make news. That boy and girl made news. The average reader is interested in what means something to him personally, in what he can understand and enjoy. He is stimulated by whatever stirs his emotions, shies from anything boring or impersonal. People still do…

Northland College chemistry prof and students in lab.

From Pop Bottles to Pharmaceuticals

By John Myers, Duluth News Tribune What if we could turn millions of plastic pop bottles back into chemicals, and then reuse those chemicals in things such as pharmaceuticals or cosmetics? Turns out that’s exactly what students at two Wisconsin schools have shown can be done. Research teams of undergraduate…

Journal Entries Singing Wilderness

…old idea of interpretation – plus the more mature feeling that you now have, the more mature understanding. August 11, 1952 A short newspaper clipping, which Sigurd attached to the looseleaf page on which he typed his journal entry, is what prompted him to write. Below I have first put…

Todd Rothe standing in kitchen

Northland Announces Food Systems Center

…they can access a commercial kitchen.” To further efficiency, the composting unit sits next to the processing kitchen, reducing the College’s carbon footprint. “It’s a capsule of high efficiency to reduce waste and fossil fuels,” Rothe said. The College is currently raising money to fund a faculty director position to…

Northland College Dexter Library


…to help promote your news. “*” indicates required fields Name* First Last Email* News or update Give us a brief description of your latest endeavors. Course name(s) (if applicable) Upload any images or supporting files Max. file size: 96 MB. Be certain to click the SUBMIT button. You will receive…

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…Provides access to full-text articles from 1200+ newspapers and 130 newswires. In addition, the database features television and radio news transcripts, videos and podcasts. Newswires Provides near real-time access to world-wide news from the Associated Press. This collection includes a rolling 30-day archive of AP Top News, WorldStream, Financial News,…

Northland College Dexter Library

Library Policies

…be disbursed within the fiscal year. No orders for the current year are accepted after the annual expenditure deadline is set. Faculty will be notified of the spring deadline each fall term. Materials selection is primarily made using reviews in library publications, standard bibliographies, interlibrary loan requests, and faculty requests….

Collage of Northland College professors who will be teaching a course on the pandemic


A New Course at Northland College

…out the remainder of their terms with existing courses, May term provided an opportunity to creatively respond to current events,” said Dave Ullman, assistant professor of geoscience, who helped spearhead this course with a team of other faculty members. As an added twist, this four-week course will be made freely…

Mother loon and her chick

Wisconsin Loon Population on the Rise

Results of the 2015 one-day Wisconsin Loon Population Survey

…2010, and the chick population is estimated at 834, an increase of 37.8 percent. “I’m surprised and pleased,” said LoonWatch Coordinator Erica LeMoine. “Between the 2010 Gulf oil spill and 2012 botulism outbreak they’ve faced extraordinary challenges over the last five years, so this is good news.” The survey has…


Decolonizing Tobacco: The Environmental History of Asemaa

March 29, 5:30 pm6:30 pm

…be fluent in tribal/environmental news and issues. He was also a writer, photographer, and editor for the Mazina’igan newspaper. Bizhikiins presents at many public engagements and schools throughout the Midwest on topics ranging from traditional subsistence, sovereignty, tribal environmental perspective, cultural immersion, Ojibwemowin, Tribal Historic Preservation, food sovereignty, Ojibwe curriculum,…