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Students working on handcycle

Students Help Ready Cycle for Six-Year-Old

…said. Dillenschneider heard about Roy and knew the College could help the Cook family. Dillenschneider and Betsey Harries, Northland’s sustainability coordinator, rallied a group of students to help design and construct a handcycle for Roy. Seniors Lynn Dohrmann and Zeke Roth-Reynolds, junior Stuart Schmidt, and sophomore Olivia Garceau comprised the…

Instructor Kate Ullman teaches class.

Northland First in Sustainable Curriculum

…of Sustainability in Higher Education. The AASHE Sustainable Campus Index recognizes top-performing colleges and universities in seventeen sustainability impact areas. “What we’re doing here is one of the best kept secrets in higher ed,” said Kate Ullman, director of sustainability. “Dedicated staff, faculty and students are tackling climate change, challenging…

4th grade teacher alumna

Graduate Success

…ultimately change the world for the better. Northland College has been the launching point for scientists, educators, business owners, and dedicated professionals in almost every field imaginable. Our liberal arts curriculum, with its progressive focus on the environment and sustainability, gives you the tools, confidence, and vision to be competitive…

Graduates celebration at commencement

Consumer Information

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,…

Northland College students display chocolate hazelnut spread.

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…

Photo from Standing Rock

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…

Northland College Dexter Library

Faculty

…a number of years ago call Chequamegon Bay Birds. Dorothy Lagerroos, Professor of Government Full academic year 1999-00; to write a book about sustainability and develop a curriculum guide for teaching sustainability. Cindy Dillenschneider, Associate Professor of Outdoor Education Fall term 1999; to spend the time renewing and expanding her…

Northland Outdoor Orient Canoe Portageation

Recreation

Sunshine Community Bike Shoppe Since the mid-1990’s, Northland’s Sunshine Community Bike Shoppe has served as a hub for bike enthusiasts, and a reminder of the potential of bicycles to bring us closer to sustainability. The shop, located in the straw bale building, has tools, parts, and plenty of advice to…

Northland College faculty eat at outdoor buffet

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…