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Fitness Center

Fitness Center

Welcome to the Northland College fitness and recreation center, an 8,000 square foot, open floor space for recreation, conditioning, physical training, and wellness programs. Newly renovated in 2014, the facility is open to students, faculty, and staff. Features bouldering wall strength machines, spin bikes, treadmills, and elliptical trainers free weights…

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Moore to Speak at 105th Commencement

…and the moral clarity of philosophy to explore our place on the planet and our responsibilities for its thriving,” said President Michael A. Miller. Moore has written nine books and in 2000 was awarded the Northland College Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award for Holdfast: A Home in the Natural World,…

2017 Loon poster Photo by Lorna Rohloff

Foot Waggling Loon Dad Cover of 2017 Loon Poster

…such an artistic way before.” Kane-Rohloff’s passion for photography originates from the magic of walking into traditional darkroom in the seventh grade. What became a serious hobby has led her through various facets of the profession—studio and medical photography, audio-visual, and custom lab work. Beyond the 9-to-5, her greatest satisfaction…

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Global Discussion on Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change

…climate change.” A moral philosopher, Moore has taught critical thinking and environmental ethics as distinguished professor of philosophy at Oregon State University. She has published philosophical books on forgiveness, Apache philosophy, conservationist Rachel Carson and critical thinking. Her book, Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril, gathered testimony…

Chemistry student in the lab


Expect to go way beyond the periodic table with this major. You will get a broad scientific background that provides a solid foundation in chemistry, math, and physics. You will also get into the lab. You will be encouraged to take part in student-faculty collaborative research or to pursue an…

Professor Travis Proctor Religion

Religious Studies

Religious studies will prepare you for most anything. This is an incredible opportunity to explore your most deeply held convictions with mentorship and support of your peers. You will engage in fundamental questions of human knowledge, morality, and faith utilizing an interdisciplinary approach that includes philosophy. This major attracts the…

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The Hidden Lives of Island Carnivores

Insights into Island Biogeography

…National Lakeshore, and Illinois Natural History Survey Wildlife Ecologist Max Allen. The research offers new insights into a phenomenon known as island biogeography, which generally states that larger habitats and habitats closer to other habitats will support a greater diversity of species, due to factors influencing immigration and extinction within…

Student holding turtle


…gene expression in northern turtles. A philosophy of collaboration upholds and enhances our commitment to collaborative science research and outreach. Many of our biology professors work in partnerships with government agencies and non-profit institutions to conduct research, create internships, and find future jobs for you. Biology overlaps with many natural…

Northland art student


You will have the chance to explore ceramics, printmaking, painting, drawing, photography, and graphic design. You will be encouraged to build a strong foundation and then explore your own interests to their fullest. We strive to foster creativity and critical thinking through studio arts and graphic design. You will develop…