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Wildlife Ecology student

Writing

…written by students. Our undergraduate literary journal, Mosaic, is another outlet for publishing and for finding audiences for both creative writing and journalism. You will take your studies beyond the classroom through internships and career-related jobs and you will leave campus with a strong portfolio. Our graduates go on to…

Student holding turtle

Biology

…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 College alum Roxanne Johnson at work at Blue Green Alliance

Uniting Labor and Environment

Roxanne Johnson '03 on the BlueGreen Alliance

…good union job working on environmental issues. Labor and the environment are often pitted against one or the other—it’s good jobs or it’s the environment and you can’t have both. What middle ground do you see? I think people are starting to see that this is a false choice. Environmental…

Great Lakes

Foxconn finds way to stick 7 million-gallon straw into Lake Michigan

Peter Annin says proposed diversion could be vulnerable to a legal challenge

…Racine, Kenosha and other older, urban cities ravaged by the loss of manufacturing jobs. “Access to Great Lakes water is a contentious issue even within states, and we knew southeast Wisconsin would be one of the flashpoints,” said Noah Hall, a Wayne State University law professor who focuses on environmental…

Ask Our Alumni: Natural Resources & Science Careers

January 20, 6:00 pm7:00 pm

…of experience in their field. Register to join us. These alumni have walked in your shoes and are eager to tell you where their Northland degree got them (including all the jobs, internships, and other experiences that lead them there). They’ll discuss what a typical day in their position is…

Ask Our Alumni: Business Careers

April 14, 6:00 pm7:00 pm

…Register to join us. These alumni have walked in your shoes and are eager to tell you where their Northland degree got them (including all the jobs, internships, and other experiences that lead them there). They’ll discuss what a typical day in their position is like, professional and career choices…

Ask Our Alumni: Psychology Careers

November 10, 6:00 pm7:00 pm

…to tell you where their Northland degree got them (and all the jobs, internships, and other experiences that led them there). They’ll discuss these topics (and look forward to answering your questions): What a typical day in their position is like What experience is generally needed to be considered “qualified”…

Ask Our Alumni: Social Science Careers

March 24, 6:00 pm7:00 pm

…join us. These alumni have walked in your shoes and are eager to tell you where their Northland degree got them (including all the jobs, internships, and other experiences that lead them there). They’ll discuss what a typical day in their position is like, professional and career choices they’ve made…

Northland College alum Abby Rose and her sister Yana Dee at Yana Dee Ethical Apparel

Thread of Hope

Making Fashion Ecological, Sustainable, and Just

…thousands of volunteers. In college and between jobs and on long weekends, she returned home to help out her sister, Yana Dee, and her sister’s growing clothing line. “I was convinced my next step was graduate school. I wanted to merge environmental studies with business, but I didn’t have a…

The Penn family

My Northland Women

Three Generations of Penn Women

Northland College, which celebrates its 125th anniversary this year, was far ahead of its time in its commitment to educating and providing jobs for women. Founded in 1892, twenty-four years before women won the right to vote, the College wished to provide educational opportunities for residents in northern Wisconsin and…