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DNT: Northland College Finalizes Divestment from Fossil Fuels

College No Longer Has Fossil Fuel-Related Investments

In 2017, the college’s board of trustees voted to divest all the school’s endowment funds from fossil fuel-related investments. About $823,000 of the college’s $28 million endowment was invested in fossil fuels, which the vast majority of scientists say has caused global climate change. The student-led effort had been years in the making, said Northland alum

Northland Near You

Northland Near You: LaCrosse

February 28, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Whether attending the MOSES Organic Farming Conference or you live in the La Crosse area, you won’t want to miss this Northland event. Join Alumni Board member Katy Zart ’14, Hulings Rice Food Center staff: Todd Rothe ’11 & Danny Simpson ’18, and a crew of current students for the opportunity to reconnect with old…  Read More


Northland College Issues Mt. Ashwabay Ski Passes to Students

Northland College has announced a partnership with Mount Ashwabay to provide free season passes to Northland College students. More than 180 students have already claimed their passes. Under the agreement, students will have unlimited access to downhill skiing, snowboarding, the terrain park, and over 40k of groomed cross country ski trails. “In short, I’m pumped!” said

Northland College staff Stacy Craig

A Deeper Life Because of Northland

I started as the internship coordinator at Northland College nine-years ago, and at the time, I planned to develop a program modeled on other colleges’ career centers. I researched job growth and hiring trends. I read reports about top internship programs. I related all of this to students, and again and again, they told me

Instructor Kate Ullman teaches class.

Northland Named Number One in Sustainable Curriculum

One of the smallest and most remote colleges in Wisconsin has been named the top performer in sustainable curriculum. Northland College, located at the tip of the state near Lake Superior and with a student body of 600, was named first in sustainable curriculum by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

Award-Winning Ojibwe Author to Speak at Northland College

Novelist Linda LeGarde Grover

Novelist and short story writer Linda LeGarde Grover says she hopes to create a space for Native women through her literature. Grover will be reading from her most-recent novel, In the Night of Memory, about a Native woman who has been missing since the late 1970s, Wednesday, October 9 at 7 p.m. at the Sigurd

Two paddle boarders on Lake Superior

International Joint Commission Coming to Northland

The Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation is partnering with the International Joint Commission to host a public listening session in the Northland College Alvord Theatre September 25 at 7 p.m. The International Joint Commission (IJC) is a Canadian-United States treaty organization that seeks to prevent and resolve issues facing the two countries’ boundary waters. The

Everybody Party

Northland Welcomes the Class of 2023

Convocation and the Everybody Party

Northland College welcomed one of the largest classes of students in celebratory fashion. Under blue skies and sunshine, Drummer Stevie Matier led 215 or more new students across Fenenga Bridge to the campus mall. Students each carried a stone embossed with their name in their hand—many gathered during their Outdoor Orientation trips in previous weeks—to

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 art student


Unleash Your Creativity. If you have the courage to explore your potential as an artist, we have the faculty and facilities to help you discover your passion, hone your skills, and build your confidence as an artist. We strive to foster creativity and critical thinking through studio arts and graphic design. Our program allows you