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Northland College is a private, non-profit liberal arts college with a progressive focus on the environment and sustainability, located in Ashland, Wisconsin. Per the U.S. Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) and other federal regulations, Northland College discloses information about the College ranging from athletic, academic, financial aid, security, graduation rates,…

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Business Administration

…coursework and case studies, you will learn to recognize change by understanding that the consuming public is becoming increasingly concerned about these challenges to a sustainable world and to recognize market opportunities for sustainability-focused businesses. You will leave college prepared to enter the world of socially responsible startups. View Sustainable…

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Advocacy & Public Discourse

…can be heard in the pursuit of a deeper truth. Our purpose as a liberal arts college is to teach students how to think, not what to think. Our purpose as a liberal arts college with a unique focus on the environment and sustainability is to teach students how to…

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USDA awards CRC funding to study regional food system   

…find ways to make it easier for people to access food produced in the region, and in doing so, we hope to create greater sustainability for our small farms and our local economy,” said Robin Kemkes, faculty research associate at the Center for Rural Communities. Northland College received one of…

Northland College Bee Friendly Campus

Northland College Becomes First Wisconsin Bee Campus

Working to Promote Native Bees and Pollinators

…faculty, and students will be creating an outreach plan to raise awareness about the plight of pollinators, integrating pollinator curriculum into a few campus courses, and developing more habitat for pollinators. Northland College recently received high marks for sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher…

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A Winning Business Idea

…of the North: Taking Advantage of a Food Distribution Gap in North Wisconsin.” Their idea won the Green Energy prize, the Sustainability award, and tied for first place overall. They were awarded $2,500 and asked to compete at the state level. The conference theme, “Shaping Our Future Through Innovation,” encouraged…

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Meet the Next Sustainable Entrepreneur

…in California. Because Northland is what Northland is, students get exposed to sustainability issues. By the time DiLillo started his junior year he had taken several sustainable community development and small business management classes. “I have always recycled, but after a small time at Northland I realized there are other…

Northland College student Hattie Hoffman plays guitar

In Pursuit of Biology, Music, & Environmental Justice

Name: Hattie Hoffman Majors: biology with a music minor Keeps busy with ECCO Haus, the Sustainability Department, REuse Room, and NCAA softball It’s not always easy to merge two distinct halves of a whole brain. Sophomore Hattie Hoffman grew up surrounded by music, harnessing intuition and creativity through instruments from…

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Six individuals named to Board of Trustees

…New York; and Dave Ullrich of Chicago, Illinois, joined. “We are fortunate to have this group of trustees join the board,” said Northland College President Michael A. Miller. “They bring skill sets and acknowledged credibility from their personal and professional lives that will help push forward our goals of sustainability,…

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International Application Process

…select any NACES approved credit evaluation service, but Northland recommends using one of the following: International Education Evaluations, Inc. Course-by-course Cost = $145 5 business day processing SpanTran Course-by-course with GPA Cost = $150 10 business days processing World Education Services, Inc. Basic course-by-course Cost = $160 7 business days…