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Sustainability

Northland College cares about the air, land, water, and people of the region. Our goal is to prepare you for an environmentally friendly life and career.

Northland College student outside.

Studying Freshwater, Rating Curves

Reane Loiselle of Dousman, Wisconsin, was first introduced to Northland College during a backpacking trip in the Porcupine Mountains in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan her sophomore year of high school. She had been traveling with her family to the north woods already so to find a college in that setting was appealing. She was

Northland College faculty eat at outdoor buffet

USDA awards CRC funding to study regional food system   

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded the Northland College Center for Rural Communities (CRC) nearly $310,000 for a four-year research project focused on how to strengthen the community food system in Ashland and Bayfield counties. “The goal of this study is to find ways to make it…  Read More

Northland College students studied abroad in Iceland. In this photo they are hiking.

Study Abroad

Whatever your interests, you can deepen and expand your education by studying around the world.

Northland College chemistry prof and students in lab.

Your Gifts at Work

Northland pays tribute to the more than 2,600 donors who contributed towards scholarships, student-faculty research, the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, campus sustainability initiatives, and more.

Solar panels at ELLC residence hall

Hope Is Not a Strategy

Northland Divestment Complete

This column excerpted from Intentional Endowments Network. On September 27, 2019, an estimated 500,000 people, mostly high school, college and university students marched in a “climate strike” held in Montreal, Quebec.  My two stepsons were among those led by Greta Thunberg. The Montreal event was not an outlier. These climate strikes occurred across North America

northland college sustainable community development faculty and student

Sustainable Community Development

Whether you aspire to be an activist, planner, or advocate, the sustainable community development (SCD) program presents you with the toolbox to create effective community change. Our SCD major is one of the first of its kind in the nation. Through an interdisciplinary approach we examine the three pillars of sustainability—environmental, social, and economic—in a…  Read More

Northland College students display chocolate hazelnut spread.

Business Administration

You will have the opportunity to pursue two very different fields within business—business management and sustainable entrepreneurship. Both majors share a core of courses that provide you with a foundational understanding of economics, finance, management, marketing, and social responsibility. Business Management major In short, this major will prepare you for a job. You will further…  Read More

Northland College student in class

Science with Heart

Emma Holtan Attends Reciprocal Healing Confluence

Emma Holtan chose to study water science because water is life. And through that lens, she has explored all that the liberal arts has to offer. In addition to working as a researcher at the Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation and taking Limnology, she is pursuing a minor in women and gender studies

Northland College alum Sarah Smyzniak

Lessons from Forest Lodge

Life is about learning and oh, is there so much to learn. During my time as the site manager at Forest Lodge, Northland College’s satellite campus, I facilitated environmental based programs at the Lodge, nestled in the deep heart of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Owned by the U.S. Forest Service and operated by Northland, Forest