The majority of households in northern Wisconsin get their food from a diversity of sources and purchase food directly from farmers, according to the most recent Northland College Public Opinion Poll. “The results show a northern culture of supporting local farms, sharing, producing, and gathering...  Read More
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Backpacker Magazine ranks Northland College #2 outdoor school

Backpacker Magazine has ranked Northland College second in a list of the nation’s best colleges for hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. In its October 2016 issue, the magazine noted the school’s proximity to trails, rivers, and other outdoor recreational opportunities, its outdoor clubs and participation,...  Read More
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Alumni Earth Day Near You

Many of you are doing great work as environmental stewards in your community. Check out two events alumni have planned for fellow Northlanders to attend on Earth Day. Let us know what YOU’RE doing for Earth Day and we can help invite other Northlanders to join...  Read More
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NSF Award Funds Sustainable Plastics Research

Northland College has received its first National Science Foundation award for research purposes. The $364,361 award will, in part, support Associate Professor of Chemistry Nick Robertson’s student-intensive research on the synthesis and chemical recycling of plastics. “The grant allows us to significantly build on what...  Read More
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Olson Receives Funding for Wildlife Surveys on Madeline Island

Northland College’s research project—Wild Madeline: Assessing the Wildlife Presence and Abundance of Madeline Island—was one of thirty applications to receive grant funding from the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin through the 2016 C.D. Besadny Conservation Grant Program. The Wild Madeline project leader and Northland College...  Read More
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7 Things to Do When You Visit Campus

If you’re planning to visit campus this summer—and we believe you really should—you will want to plan for extra days to check out the region. After all, people travel the world to kayak, sail, and hike the Apostle Islands. Here’s our top picks of things...  Read More
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Northland College water researcher Matt Cooper presents at White House

Cooper Presents at Obama White House on Coastal Wetlands

Matt Cooper, research scientist at the Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation, presented his research on the Great Lakes coastal wetlands on November 17 at the White House. His research and presentation are part of the Resilient Lands and Waters Initiative. The roundtable coincided with the…  Read More

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The Latest REFund Projects

The Renewable Energy Fund (REFund) is a student-administered grant program that has funded a long list of projects designed to enhance sustainability and increase energy efficiency on campus. Northland College students contribute to this program through student fees and with their ideas and hard work….  Read More

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Moore Takes Standing Rock Doc on 3-City East Coast Tour

Northland College Filmmaker in Residence Paulette Moore will be screening and discussing The Spirit of Standing Rock, her documentary featuring activists known as Water Protectors, this week in Washington D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and Buffalo, New York Water Protectors have stood with Standing Rock Sioux leaders in North…  Read More

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