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Journal Entries Singing Wilderness

…of international discord, scandal in government; with all the tense faces of people along the street; with the world picture always so black—what a “lift” we get from words like these! Here is a call to a sense of mystery. Here is a reminder that beyond our world of telephones,…

Sigurd Olson Speeches

…same again. The world has changed from the early world we knew even 20 years ago, 10 years ago, and is changing very rapidly. Scientific advance has almost been beyond our comprehension. We are doing things today and contemplating things which would have seemed merest fiction a generation or two…

Robin Wall Kimmerer

The Gifts You Bring the World

…So together we can be proud of this wonderful institution, dedicated to liberal arts in service to sustainability, educating for the world we need and more importantly for the needs of the world. The only thing I can remember about my own college graduation is that it seemed to go…

SONWA winning books

SONWA Winners 1991-Present

Nature Books for Adults and Children

…the natural world. This author has a colorful history not only in writing, as he was born in Austria in 1926 and escaped the Holocaust in 1938 and eventually landed in the United States and while living in Minnesota became a teacher and tribal leader. Along with publishing books, Treuer…

Sigurd F. Olson Journal Entries

…and to the north of those — suddenly the whole world was shut out and we two were walking along that beautiful valley and talking about things that mattered — “What the world needs is less speed—men want to get rich in a hurry” People need the understanding of spiritual…

Sigurd Olson Letters

…of the bill. The letters below give a sense of the battle as the two of them saw it during the latter part of the summer of 1957. For more complete background, and to see these letters in the context of other events during the first crucial period in the…

Gender and Women’s Studies

…Emily Macgillivray Kevin Schanning Professor of Sociology Kevin Schanning Paul Schue Professor of History Paul Schue Michele Small Professor of English and Modern Languages Michele Small Angela Stroud Associate Professor of Sociology and Social Justice Angela Stroud Art Biology Business Administration Business Management* Chemistry Climate Change Studies* Climate Science Directed…

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International Application Process

We strongly believe in the value of an internationally diverse learning environment. Our environmental focus, safe campus community, and hands-on education has drawn students from all over the world to study here, in Ashland, Wisconsin. We have been recognized as a leader in environmental education by the Princeton Review, the…

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Business Administration

…coursework and case studies, you will learn to recognize change by understanding that the consuming public is becoming increasingly concerned about these challenges to a sustainable world and to recognize market opportunities for sustainability-focused businesses. You will leave college prepared to enter the world of socially responsible startups. View Sustainable…

SONWA Winners 2017

Honeybees and a trailblazing scientist top the 2017 SONWA book awards

…overlooked creatures that we have forgotten yet cannot live without. —Erin Bergin, Northland College student and SONWA committee member Honorable Mention: The Ground Beneath Us: From the Oldest Cities to the Last Wilderness, What Dirt Tells Us About Who We Are, by Paul Bogard (Little, Brown and Company) Startling facts…