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Northland College student collects data for bat research

Monitoring Bats by Sound

The Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network Employs Students for Bat Research

For the past three summers, Northland students have helped to monitor bat populations on National Park Service properties throughout the Great Lakes region. Acoustic bat detectors—designed to record ultrasonic bat calls—are placed at a multitude of predetermined locations each year. The Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network, a division of the National Park Service, has…

Graphic design student interns in Sweden

Graphic Design on the Job

Swedish Student Returns Home for Internship

Graphic design student Petter Bülling experienced one particularly low moment during his summer internship at Artilleriet, a high-end home décor store. He was helping move things around for a photo shoot and he bumped into a really expensive pot. It shattered completely. All in the life of a graphic design intern. “What can you do?…

Northland College Women's Soccer TEam

A Winning Women's Soccer Season

Northland College Women’s Soccer Makes History Senior Maddie Wieland did not intend to play soccer when she came to Northland College. She had played her first two years at Buffalo Grove High School in a suburb north of Chicago but thought she had left soccer behind. But then she checked a box on one of…

President Miller and Mary Trettin read books

One Community, One Read

Northland College President Michael A. Miller and Mary Trettin have invited the larger campus community to participate in a global read of philosopher and nature writer Kathleen Dean Moore’s Great Tide Rising: Towards Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change. Great Tide Rising has been chosen as a “global read” by The Charter for Compassion…

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Moore to Speak at 105th Commencement

Kathleen Dean Moore, one of the most provocative voices in environmental writing, will be the featured speaker at Northland College’s 105th Commencement. She will also receive an honorary degree as a Doctor of Humane Letters. “Moore’s work brings together the art of the essay, the wisdom of the natural world, and the moral clarity of philosophy…

Tulips outside of Ponzio Campus Center

Course Catalog

This online catalog can help you quickly locate and save details about undergraduate programs. Whether you are a prospective student or already enrolled, you can easily see what Northland College has to offer.

NYT: Waukesha Plan for Lake Michigan Water Raises Worries

By MONICA DAVEY, Chicago Bureau of the New York Times AUG. 25, 2015 WAUKESHA, Wis. — This city, once famous for its bubbling natural springs, sits about 17 miles from the shore of Lake Michigan. So when the state and federal authorities began demanding that the city address a growing contamination problem in its aquifer,…

group of students in Nicaragua

Compatible Technology International Internship Presentation

September 15, 2015, 1:00 am1:45 pm

Northland College and Compatible Technology International (CTI) have partnered to offer Northland students internships. CTI is a nonprofit that designs and distributes tools in collaboration with small farmers and their communities to improve food and water security in developing countries. Meet the staff of CTI and join us for a short presentation about internship opportunities…

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Other Scholarships

Many scholarships and grants are offered by private sources, therefore not administered by Northland. Here are some places to start.

Loon airs its wings

Protect Loons

There are many action steps we can all take to help protect the symbol of our northern woods and waters. Learn more about what you can do to.