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Seminaries and divinity schools encourage a solid, broad liberal arts course of study as the best preparation for success at the graduate level. You will work closely with your advisor to determine the best course of study for the denomination and seminary of choice. You will have the opportunity to…

This is how we do natural resources. Woman with fish.

Natural Resources

…ready to apply your education to real-world challenges and to make a difference by working to restore the habitat, species diversity, and ecological integrity to degraded ecosystems. See Ecological Restoration Emphasis course list. Fisheries & Wildlife Ecology Fisheries and wildlife ecology will prepare you for a career studying and managing…

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7 Lake Superior Circumnavigations

Around the Largest Lake in the World by Kayak, Bike, and Foot

Circumnavigating Lake Superior is such a uniquely Northland College student experience. In addition to the Superior Connections program that includes a May trip around the lake, there are Northlanders who go on their own by kayak, bike, and even on foot. There’s no official ledger of Northlanders who have traveled…

Liz Downey on bike May Term

Pedaling Around Lake Superior for May Term

…years as part of Superior Connections, a theme-based curriculum focused on the natural and human histories within the Lake Superior watershed. With only one month remaining before graduation, Downey and friend, Vanessa Van Cleve, pedaled through two countries and three states as they biked their way through thirty mph winds,…

Northland College teaching student in classroom

Greening the Face of Public Education

…Nelson, associate professor of teacher education. “She will soon set classrooms on fire with her intelligence and creativity in bringing the outdoors inside to her pupils.” The people who make up the Northland community, the tight-knit learning environment of the Superior Connections program, and Lake Superior were the most influential…