Search Results

Searched for: scott johnso
Eau Claire solar garden, photo taken by PJ Nelson

In a Bold Step Forward, Students Purchase Solar Shares

Solar will provide power to CSE

…will be transferred to the Ashland Solar Garden once it is complete. The solar shares will save the College $53,000-$67,000 in electricity bills over the next twenty-five years. “NCSA is moving the College closer to its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2030,” said Scott Grinnell, director of sustainability initiatives….

books on shelf

Madeline Jarvis Is Creating the Friendliest Library in the World.

…for Christmas gifts. It’s nice to work towards a tangible goal :) Recent book you read? Radical Candor by Kim Scott: Be a Kick-ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity How’d you get engaged? Last November 2017 — we’d been together for two years and had just made dinner together. Chili…

Northland College goalie blocks puck

Meet the Next Sustainable Entrepreneur

…things I can do to help the environment,” he said. In particular, DiLillo took a sustainability community development class with Associate Professor of Physics Scott Grinnell, called Renewable Energy and Sustainable Design. “The class is centered around the benefits of green building which is exactly what I want my business…

Deer exclosure-Bayfield County

Wisconsin’s Disappearing Forest

Prof Sarah Johnson researches the botanical realities of deer browse

…trees (where deer have eaten out the tree’s middle), “lollipop” trees (where deer leave only a rounded crown, pruning like bonsai masters), deer “candy” (the edibles deer prefer), and the “molar zone”—the region from Johnson’s calf to just above her head that is in reach of munching deer. Johnson has…

Peter Annin on beach

Annin Says Waukesha Water Agreement a “Historic Deal”

Ashland Daily Press

As Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Tuesday held a press conference proclaiming the unanimous approval of the Great Lakes Compact members to allow the city of Waukesha to pump over eight million gallons of water a day from Lake Michigan, a Northland College expert on Great Lake Water issues says that…

Four eco-rep students outdoors

Eco-Reps at Northland College

…and ways to bring people together. They serve on the campus Sustainability Work Group and report to Director of Sustainability Initiatives Scott Grinnell. “Sustainability is vital to life—we’re helping spread the word and tell people why it’s important,” Beadle said. While the program will evolve with time, right now, they…

solar garden

CRC Helps City Plan for Renewable Future

Center for Rural Communities Updates Ashland City Plan for Energy Independence

…the City is already doing to reduce energy consumption,” said Scott Grinnell, CRC faculty research associate, co-author of the report, and director of sustainability initiatives at Northland College. “The challenges of making the best with old and imperfect buildings are very similar to the challenges we have here at Northland…

Northland College alumnus Scott Canfield at the white board

Alum Inspires Students with Science

Every year, dozens of rural high school students from all over Wisconsin converge on the UW-Madison campus for a hands-on scientific research experience. Northland College alumnus Scott Canfield ’06, PhD, a post-doctoral fellow in the Shusta and Palecek Laboratories at UW-Madison, serves as program faculty, inspiring the students to see…

Eyes Wide Open book cover

Eyes Wide Open Author to Speak on Going Beyond the Headlines

…winner of The Nature Generation’s young adult nonfiction Green Earth Book Award. Fleischman has also received the Newbery Medal in 1989 for Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices, a Newbery Honor Award for Graven Images, the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction for Bull Run, and was a National Book…

Tom Fitz looking at rock

The Penokees are a Geologic Gem

University Place: The Complex Story Behind ‘Some Of The Oldest Rocks In Wisconsin’ By Scott Gordon, WisContext In a July 27, 2016, talk hosted by the Lafayette County 4-H club, recorded for Wisconsin Public Television’s University Place, Tom Fitz, associate professor of geology, delved into how the Penokees — “some…