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Sigurd Olson Speeches

…can usher in a new era for conservation. It doesn’t take a genius to do this sort of thing, but it does take conscious effort. While it is important for scientists to write so that others in related fields can benefit by the results of their research, it is just…

Northland College sociology class meets at cemetery to collect data.

Sociology and Social Justice

…or start work immediately. Our graduates have become professors, social workers, counselors, chefs, entrepreneurs, NGO workers, journalists, public policy experts, community activists, and labor organizers. Sociology and Social Justice Seek the fundamental truths. Sociology and Social Justice Major (BS) requirements Sociology and Social Justice Minor requirements Kevin Schanning Professor of…

Sigurd F. Olson Journal Entries

…that I do like people, that their aspirations are mine. What gave me despondency was the knowledge that my field was limited. Animal life, well and good, trees and scenery good also, but only worthwhile when used as a background for human activity. This then is the most important thing…

Journal Entries Singing Wilderness

…go thirty years ago. It is good to have seen it–good at last to have part of it under my belt.” Returning from the north in mid-August, Olson finished his manuscript and sent it to his editor. The final draft contained thirty-four essays, organized by seasons. At least nineteen of…

Stroud Selected to Give Last Lecture

Northland College students have chosen Angela Stroud, assistant professor of sociology and social justice, to provide the last lecture of the school year and the last lecture seniors will hear before graduation. Sponsored by the Northland College Student Association in cooperation with the College’s commencement committee, Stroud will present “Learning…

Northland College students display chocolate hazelnut spread.

Business Administration

…Pre-Health Care* Pre-Law* Pre-Ministry* Pre-Veterinary Medicine* Psychology Religious Studies Sociology and Social Justice Spanish* Sports Management* Studio Art* Sustainable Community Development Sustainable Business* Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems* Water Science Writing * Available only as a minor, emphasis, or special program. Sports management is an exciting mash up of athletics…

Sigurd Olson Letters

…far as possible the shorelines we had mentioned. That was good news to me, particularly inasmuch as I knew firsthand exactly what would happen if this section was logged the way the rest has been. The above is very good on paper but what should be done is not to…

Survey Says: Citizens Love It Here

social aspects of community, and their respective levels of attachment. Across all age groups, residents exhibit high levels of trust and civic engagement. However, residents forty years old and younger, and sixty-six and over, reported weak social ties. “Our data shows that social ties have a strong relationship with attachment,…

Sigurd Olson Articles

good to be able to put them away for another year. The squirrels, I noticed, had discovered a way into the cabin, a little hole under the southwest corner of the eaves. They had worked their way in a good many times and had a good trail running over from…

Photo from Standing Rock

Advocacy & Public Discourse

…apply the great insights of the arts and sciences to the specific challenges faced by our local communities, region, and world. We hold the conviction that our unique approach to liberal arts education provides our students and other interested individuals with the understanding of complex systems, holistic analysis, and critical…