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Fins and Feathers Fundraiser

Sportsman Raffle

Join us for the 2017 Annual Golf Classic on Thursday, July 6 at Chequamegon Bay Golf Club in Ashland, Wisconsin. Mark your calendar and start building your team! Proceeds will support Northland College Athletics. Thursday, July 6 8:30 a.m. Registration Opens 10 a.m. Shotgun Start Location Chequamegon Bay Golf Club 3000 Golf Course Road Ashland, Wisconsin…  Read More

Holiday Cash Raffle Tickets

Holiday Cash Raffle

Join us for the 2017 Annual Golf Classic on Thursday, July 6 at Chequamegon Bay Golf Club in Ashland, Wisconsin. Mark your calendar and start building your team! Proceeds will support Northland College Athletics. Thursday, July 6 8:30 a.m. Registration Opens 10 a.m. Shotgun Start Location Chequamegon Bay Golf Club 3000 Golf Course Road Ashland, Wisconsin…  Read More

Two Northland College students biking past solar panels

Sierra Ranks Northland Top Cool School

Sierra, a publication of Sierra Club, ranked Northland College a “cool school” in its annual top-100 list of eco-savviest colleges and universities. “For thirteen years, Sierra has been ranking colleges according to which ones offer the best sustainability-focused courses, eco-friendly cafeteria provisions, and carbon-neutral land and energy policies, as well as the most opportunities to engage

Northland College students display chocolate hazelnut spread.

Northland-Business-Management

Social Responsibility Matters. Fuse sound business practices with sustainable entrepreneurship and social responsibility. Northland’s business program provides you with a foundational understanding of economics, finance, management, and marketing, all while engaging in environmental and social responsibility. You’ll study the core concepts of business and non-profit management, entrepreneurship and strategic planning as you prepare for your

Northland College student Lily Sevilla collects data at Ashland Cemetery

Northland-Sociology-Social-Justice

Seek the Fundamental Truths. Why does the world look the way it does and what is our place in it? Sociology provides a unique and diverse way of thinking about these questions. There are many different ways to see the world and those who live in it, and Northland professors are diverse in both their

testing on the lake

Northland-Water-Science

From the Ground Up. On a planet that is about 71% water, making water science a vital field of study that impacts people all over the world. As a water science major, you’ll gain a deep understanding of the chemistry, biology, and movement of water in the environment, all while studying how societies are connected

Toolkit

#Give2NC Post a Video Your video doesn’t have to be a Hollywood production. In fact, one of the most successful and engaging videos in GiveCampus history was filmed on an iPhone, from a living room. That video and other standouts used video tips and all share the following attributes: Short: 30-45 seconds is ideal. After

Flying squirrel at bird feeder fluorescing pink under UV light. Photo taken by Jon Martin, professor of forestry at Northland College.

Flying Squirrels That Glow Pink in the Dark

While ultraviolet fluorescence is common in birds, butterflies and sea creatures, scientists haven’t often observed it in mammals.

One spring night in Wisconsin, Jon Martin, a biologist, was in his backyard with an ultraviolet flashlight. Suddenly, a hot-pink squirrel flew by. It was a southern flying squirrel, a small, furry creature most active at dawn and dusk. Under most circumstances, it has a warm brown color. But in the beam of Dr. Martin’s

Northland College graduation cap decorated with solar panels

A Future in Solar

Loucks '18 to hold first paid sustainability internship for City of Ashland

Name: Laura Loucks ‘18 Major: Sustainable Community Development Hometown: Eagle, Wisconsin Q. How did you find Northland? A. My path to Northland started in middle school, where I learned about the Conserve School, a semester school in Land O’ Lakes, Wisconsin. During high school, I spent a semester of my junior year at Conserve, during…  Read More

Where Sustainable Community Development Can Take You

Julie Fair & Adrian Diaz '16

Hometown: Maple Grove, Minnesota (Julia) and Waukegan, Illinois (Adrian) Current location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Major/Emphasis: Sustainable Community Development and Sociology ’16 (both of them) Experience/Internships while at Northland College: Both: Wendy and Malcolm McLean Intern at Compatible Technology International Julia: HECUA participant (NC’s first for many years) to Northern Ireland. Completed capstone work on the conflict…  Read More