Search Results

Searched for: sigurd olson environmental institute loon watch behavior
Northland College alum Roxanne Johnson at work at Blue Green Alliance

Uniting Labor and Environment

Roxanne Johnson '03 on the BlueGreen Alliance

Roxanne Johnson ‘03 is a senior research analyst at the BlueGreen Alliance, an organization working to unite labor unions and environmental organizations. At Northland, she majored in mathematics and environmental studies with an emphasis in natural sciences and later completed a master’s degree in science, technology, and environmental policy at…

Northland College student in class


…– $76,000 over 4 years) Competitive scholarships awarded to applicants based on their existing academic record and test scores. These scholarships are awarded shortly after acceptance to Northland College. Sigurd Olson Eco-Visionary Scholarship $1,000 ($4,000 over 4 years) Competitive scholarships created in the spirit of Sigurd Olson’s legacy that are…

Peter Annin at beach

Q & A with "Great Lakes Water Wars" Author Peter Annin

…you? A. Working with faculty and staff at Northland to help improve environmental literacy and educate the next generation of environmental leaders is very appealing to me. We live in an increasingly urbanized world, where populations are becoming disconnected from the landscape upon which society depends. Northland is committed to…

Environmental Education Minor Information Session

March 13, 4:00 pm5:00 pm

Hoping to use your your knowledge of environmental science to teach others? Want to add a dose of ecological expertise to your education, outdoor education, or social science degree? Or maybe your humanities major has opened a passion for engaging others in the natural world? Environmental education is relevant to…

Northland College campus

Resident Behavior

The primary responsibility for behavior rests with the individual resident. Consideration and tolerance of others is a minimum requirement in on-campus housing settings. Fines may be assessed and/or disciplinary actions may be taken against individuals who do not follow campus and residential building policies.

Northland College students ride bikes past solar panels

Environmental Studies

Delve deep into complex environmental issues by taking interdisciplinary courses that expand your understanding of environmental narratives, scientific perspectives, policies, and management that address environmental issues, and application of environmental solutions….

Northland College alumnus Tiffany Kirsten stands with fellow activists along the border of Texas and Mexico

Careers in Social Justice, Conservation, and Public Service

SOEI Interns

The Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute has been a part of the Northland College student experience for the last forty-six years—from speakers, conferences, and campus events in the physical building to research and internships with one of the many outreach programs. Sigurd’s wife, Elizabeth, contributed $50,000 to the Sigurd F. Olson

Northland College students meet on the deck of the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute

Give to SOEI

The Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute seeks to empower citizens with objective information about the environmental issues of the north woods, advance understanding of northern species through citizen science, and educate the next generation of environmental leaders. Please fill out the gift form below and select where you would like to…