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Career Connections Expo

March 30, 11:00 am2:30 pm

…Education School District of Bayfield Employer Website Types of Positions: Full-time seasonal, part-time seasonal, volunteers Position Location(s): Bayfield, Wisconsin Academic Programs of Interest: Agriculture/Farm studies Biology Education Geology/Water science Humanities Native American studies Natural resources (ecological restoration, fisheries and wildlife ecology, forestry) Outdoor education Sustainable agriculture and food systems Sustainable…

Northland College student in class

Humanity and Nature Studies

This major mixes the liberal arts with the environmental crunchiness that so many students want. With humanity and nature studies, you can craft your major from a menu of courses—from the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences to create a major that matches your interests. Your studies combine the cultural…

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Directed Studies

A directed studies major or minor is available for students who have an unusual breadth of academic preparation, a high level of motivation and perseverance, and the ability to assume independence in undertaking their academic work. Directed studies majors and minors are designed by individual students in consultation with a…

Northland College student Isa Meyer works with a display in the Native American Museum

Native American Studies

The Native American studies major focuses on indigenous culture and traditional teachings at the core of the program, with particular attention given to Lake Superior regional native history. The program includes first-hand contact with local tribes and native Ojibwe communities alongside a rigorous academic curriculum. The curriculum includes native worldviews…

SONWA winning books

SONWA Winners 1991-Present

Nature Books for Adults and Children

…about the world and inspire them to be better global citizens. • 2008. American Buffalo, Steven Rinella. In 2005, Steven Rinella won a lottery permit to hunt for a wild buffalo, or American bison, in the Alaskan wilderness. Despite the odds—there’s only a two percent chance of drawing the permit,…

Northland College student Isa Meyer works with a display in the Native American Museum

Combining Forestry and Native American Studies

…She added a Native American studies major after taking an Introduction to Native American Studies course her first semester at Northland, spurring her interest in traditional ecological knowledge. “She’s just an incredibly dedicated, articulate, and smart Northland College student,” said Stacy Craig, coordinator of applied learning. Meyer said Northland College…

Prayer flags hanging on campus


…shape your studies to fit your future goals. For example, if you are interested in outdoor and camping ministries, you could take advantage of the college¹s strong program in outdoor education combined with general studies in the humanities and in religion. If you are interested in parish ministry, you should…

Honors Day poster session in Ponzio 2022

Honors Day

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) reviews research studies to protect the rights of participants. The Northland College IRB requires that all investigators conducting research with human participants complete training with the National Institute of Health. If you have questions, please email the IRB….

Gender and Women’s Studies

This is your chance to explore the significance of gender—as well as other categories of identity—in social structures around the world. Gender and women’s studies at Northland is distinguished by its interdisciplinary nature. You will be taking courses in biology, philosophy, history, religion, sociology, sustainable community development, and outdoor education—all…