Education

  • Nature Matters: Enrichments Keep Aquarium Otters Active

    Otters aren't endangered but they can be elusive so seeing one in the wild is a treat. Their antics in captivity are fun as well. In this week's Nature Matters, Dave Anderson takes us to the Great Lakes Aquarium to see the special steps taken to make sure their otters don't go stir crazy.

  • Companies to Classrooms Helps Stockpile Classroom Supplies

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- A non-profit organization is helping address the need for school supplies in Duluth.

  • Why so Many College Sexual Assaults Go Unreported

    DULUTH, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - College is the place for education, socializing and experimenting, and for many it's their first time living away from parents. Among college students, studies show that freshman women are the most vulnerable when it comes to sexual assaults.

  • UMD Students Rally for High Tuition Awareness

    Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) -- Every year Minnesota college graduates are grabbing their diplomas eyes deep in debt. Now, some students at the University of Minnesota-Duluth are organizing signatures to bring awareness to the issue.

  • A Conversation About Diversity at UMD

    Duluth, MN (Northlands NewsCenter) -- The University of Minnesota-Duluth opened its doors Thursday to a discussion about diversity, and how it plays into our future.

  • Engaging UMD Students in "Gotta Vote" Effort

    DULUTH, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - As the election nears, efforts around the country are ramping up to get voters to the polls. Wednesday, Northland Democrats worked to engage UMD students in the get-out-to-vote effort..

  • Union Leader Visits Duluth School's High Class Sizes

    DULUTH, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - Class sizes are a growing concern in Duluth Public Schools.

  • $4 Million Up for Grabs to Create Safer Routes to School in Minnesota

    DULUTH, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - Four million federal dollars are up for grabs to help create safer routes for children to walk or bike to school.

  • UMD Medical School Announces Large Donor Gift

    DULUTH, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - An anonymous donor has recently given the largest monetary gift the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth has ever gotten.

  • Students Get Real with the Electoral Process

    Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - One Northland school has put the outcome of the 2012 Presidential race in the hands of their students, by giving them a chance to not only vote, but learn more about the candidates beforehand. And, while these ballots won't be making it to the November polls, the experience is something that teachers are hoping will prepare their students for the real thing.

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