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Sigurd Olson leaning on tree

12 Personal Items of Sigurd Olson

At the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute

…in the Explorers Club, American Canoe Association, and Northland College Alumni Association. The John Burroughs Award. A map of the Boundary Waters printed on cloth. Snowshoes. On January 13, 1982, Sig died of a heart attack while snowshoeing near his home, leaving a note in his typewriter, still at his…

Student on Kiyi boat holding fish

Climate Change Impacts on Wildlife

…says he chose Northland for its small class sizes, access to professors, and its proximity to Lake Superior. He got all three. In his three years at Northland—he transferred from UW-Eau Claire after completing time with U.S. Air Force—he has participated in significant research, presented his finding, worked as a…

Northland College student Andy Kasun stands with his winning academic poster

Burke Center Student Researchers Take Top Prizes

Kasun and Ulman Showcase Freshwater Research at AGU

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) awarded Northland College senior Andy Kasun first place and senior Marisa Ulman honorable mention in the undergraduate category at the Spring 2018 Virtual Poster Showcase. The event featured sixty-seven presenters from countries around the world showcasing their research and contributions to the fields of earth…

Northland College sign

Trettin Elected Co-chair of the CIC Presidential Spouses and Partners Task Force

Mary L. Trettin of Ashland has been elected co-chair of the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Presidential Spouses and Partners Task Force. Trettin is married to Northland College President Michael A. Miller. Trettin will serve a one-year term from January 2017 to January 2018. CIC is the only national higher…

Robert Rue Parsonage and Ruth Lull with sons at Northland College 1980s

Embracing the North

A cross country move, thirty-three years in the making.

A cross country move, thirty-three years in the making. Robert Rue Parsonage, Northland’s president from 1987-2002, made an imprint as indelible as the Northland seal. Filled with confidence, boldness, and a Midwestern work ethic, he built a college for the twenty-first century while giving credence to the past. “I expected…


Scholarships, Grants & Loans

These achievement-based scholarships recognize not only your academic ability but also a wide variety of other talents and interests. Northland scholarship funds are generously provided through alumni gifts, Northland’s endowment, and other contributions. External scholarships are offered by private sources, such as religious organizations, labor unions, social groups, and ethnic…

Northland student research

Research Showcase

Northland Email Address(Required) Please provide your Northland email address. Majors and Minors(Required) Please list your your majors and minors (one per line!) Please include emphasis (ex: Business Administration – Sustainable Business Concentration) Authorship – Who Did The Work or Assisted You? Discuss authorship prior with your faculty research supervisor before…

Northland College student works on fire crew to do prescribed burn on campus.

Office of Career Services

…715-682-1232 Email Find jobs, internships, work study, and volunteer opportunities through Handshake. Claim your free student account using your Northland email and password. You can also schedule and manage appointments with career services, tutors, and the library. LOG IN OR SIGN UP FREE EMPLOYER ACCOUNT Career Services Achieving your goals….


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