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Northland College is a private, non-profit liberal arts college with a progressive focus on the environment and sustainability, located in Ashland, Wisconsin. Per the U.S. Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) and other federal regulations, Northland College discloses information about the College ranging from athletic, academic, financial aid, security, graduation rates,…

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Sigurd Olson Legacy

…Olson biographer Dr. David Backes, the award-winning writer of A Wilderness Within: The Life of Sigurd F. Olson. Dr. Backes retired in 2015 after twenty-seven years as a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He gave the content of the Olson website to the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute at Northland…

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Learn About Wolves

This section is a great place to begin learning all about wolves. Information in this section will start with the basics of wolves around the world and carry you through more advanced publications.

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Timber Wolf Alliance Teacher Resources

At the start of the Timber Wolf Alliance, 1987, only 18 wolves were estimated to live in Wisconsin and fewer in Upper Michigan. That year, the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute began the Timber Wolf Alliance assisting twenty-one organizations and many private individuals interested in promoting wolf recovery in Wisconsin and…

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Madeline Jarvis Is Creating the Friendliest Library in the World.

…for the Marion Public Library. “I majored in Sustainable Community Development because I want to help communities thrive.” free time: I love gardening and canning. “I really love seed saving and food sovereignty. That drives me to can. Last year we did 60 pints of salsa for Christmas gifts. It’s…

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Enhancing Behavioral Health in Northern Wisconsin

The Northern Wisconsin Health Network, Essentia Health, and the Northland College Center for Rural Communities were awarded $162,754 in June to support the first of an eight-year project designed to improve behavioral health outcomes in a four-county region. The eight-year initiative is funded by the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment…

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Northland College Recognizes Outstanding Educators

…the Wisconsin Association of Colleges of Teacher Education and the Meemic Foundation at the Monona Terrace Community and Conference Center in Madison, Wisconsin, on Sunday, April 8.   Corcoran is being recognized for his work as an early career educator. “Aaron shows his concern and care for others through attending…

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Professional Preparation of Early Childhood Teachers

Northland College received an innovative teaching and learning grant in September for $24,849 from the Wisconsin Early Childhood Association. This is the second grant from this organization. Last year, Northland College received an articulation grant for $25,000. Wisconsin institutions have been working to streamline how early childhood education credits transfer…

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A Winning Business Idea

…proposal. “Supporting local farmers and Wisconsin’s staple food, we will be feeding poutine to hungry students, Wisconsinites, and tourists.” The project not only incorporated local products with the convenience of fast food, but operated entirely on green energy. DiLillo and Hoszko heard about the conference from Dick Joyal, professor of…