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Interested in taking a class? Click on the Course Search link below to browse the current offerings at Northland College. Step 1. Use our Course Search feature to find something you are interested in. You will need to identify which term. You will not need to use the login to…

Journal Entries Singing Wilderness

…impression, every blade of grass and flowing bit of water, then you have accomplished what you set out to do. You can call it the Search if you wish, but it is more than the search for the primitive, it is the search for peace of mind as found in…

Mary Trettin and Mike Miller, Northland College

President Miller Announces Retirement

…Dayton, vice chair of the board of trustees, will lead a search committee of trustees, staff, faculty and student representatives. The trustees have selected the firm Isaacson, Miller to conduct the search for a new president. Miller says his priorities for this year will be ensuring a smooth transition for…

Mary Johnson

The Search for Non-Toxic Materials

Chemistry Prof and Students Publish Results

…to immediately translate into marketable products. But that’s not the point. His purpose is to train students in laboratory research, add to the body of scientific research, and keep the conversation around sustainability and chemistry going. “It’s small steps forward,” Robertson said. “Science works by discoveries happening all over the…

Sigurd Olson Speeches

…We see these agencies fighting for their very existence, pleading for the niggardly amounts they need to carry on research and their programs of conservation. We watch them year after year trying to make ends meet, doing a magnificent job in the face of limited budgets and slashed personnel. If…

SONWA winning books

SONWA Winners 1991-Present

Nature Books for Adults and Children

…extinction, traditional natural history, space sciences, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence and improving science communications. • 2001. Tinkering with Eden, Kim Todd. Todd tells the stories of non-native species and how they arrived in the United States. Species covered range from pigeons, brought over by some of the earliest colonists,…

Northland College alum Alex Alvarez

Climate Change and the Risk for Mass Violence

Alex Alvarez '85 leads the Genocide Resource Project

…work fascinating and continued to research lethal violence in the US for years. Over time, however, I began realizing that I could apply traditional criminological perspectives to genocide to help make sense of this form of collective violence. Consequently, I began to shift my research to work on mass atrocity…

Apostle Islands

External Scholarships

…for information on local scholarships. Northland recommends that you do not use any fee-based service to look for private scholarships. Here is a list of free scholarship search engines: CollegeBoard Scholarship Search FastWeb FinAid.org Sallie Mae Scholarship Search Scholarships.com Scholarship Opportunities Go beyond Northland. Brule River Sportsmen’s Club College Scholarship…

Alec Drakenberg

Meet the Beast: Alec Z. Drachenberg

…of junior year at Saint Augustine High School in San Diego, California, I realized that I needed to determine what I would want to study. I knew I wanted to study environmental science. I looked up “top ten environmental science programs in the US” on Google Search, and I clicked…