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Northland College Bee Friendly Campus

Northland College Becomes First Wisconsin Bee Campus

Working to Promote Native Bees and Pollinators

…Education, receiving a STARS gold rating. Becoming a Bee Campus improves the College’s score even more. Northland College is the 47thcampus nationwide to become a Bee Campus. Bee City USA and Bee Campus USA are initiatives of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, a nonprofit organization based in Portland, Oregon,…

Students hiking on York.

7 Things to Do When You Visit Campus

If you’re planning to visit campus this summer—and we believe you really should—you will want to plan for extra days to check out the region. After all, people travel the world to kayak, sail, and hike the Apostle Islands. Here’s our top picks of things to do. Get on the…

Beets

The Latest REFund Projects

…foster stronger relationships between various groups on campus by integrating sustainable priorities and practices at a more intrapersonal, day-to-day level. Northland College’s eco-reps aim to motivate the campus community to engage in positive behavior, as the vehicle for change regarding all tiers of sustainability. A significant goal is to inspire…

Northland Collge graduate Anthony Procik

Social Change and Nonprofit Work

…Hearts to End Hunger campaign in Ashland, which aims to bring awareness to the homelessness in the region. These initiatives and his involvement with the Northland College Student Association have him fired up for local politics. “It has instilled in me a passion for public interest and local community initiatives,”…

Northland College students on campus

Safe Campus

Quick Links Campus Safety works to promote and provide a safe living, learning, and working environment for the Northland community. Securitas is our contracted service that responds to all on-campus emergencies and communicates to pertinent departments. Report crimes immediately to Campus Safety. Contact Emergency: 911 Campus Safety: 715-682-1399 Campus Safety…

Sustainability

sustainability of community and regional partners. Goals To clarify options and ramifications of sustainability-related decisions; To make recommendations concerning campus sustainability including: infrastructure (energy, food, waste, materials, facilities); community (student and employee responsibilities, college impact on city and region, wellness); learning (professional development, interpretation, campus as living lab, and aesthetics);…

What to Expect on a Campus Visit (& How to Get the Most Out of It!)

…most students go home for the weekends? If not, what are some fun things to do on or off-campus on the weekends? How do locals feel about the students here? Visit Info Apply Campus Tour Take a Stroll Through Campus & Explore Your New Home Away from Home Every visit…

Negaunee, MI downtown

Rural Livelihood Initiatives

…Despite these changes, rural experiences are often left out of the stories, solutions, models, and knowledge produced. More often than not, answers are imported from urban areas. Our rural livelihood initiatives attempt to counter urbanormativity by producing knowledge that emerges from the rural experiences as a way to better address…

Lake Superior and beach

Geologic Perspectives on Climate Change

…connect and learn about the natural world, leading to graduates who are community problem solvers and technological innovators, working to promote environmental sustainability and solutions to climate change. The comprehensive plans of Ashland, Washburn and Bayfield all point to a focus on sustainability by developing a pathway to renewable energy…

Northland College campus

August Welcome Experience

…Traditions of the Chequamegon Bay Region with Barb Lundberg and Jackie Moore (Alvord Theatre) Groups 15–17: Welcome to Dexter Library with Julia Waggoner and Elizabeth Madsen-Genszler (Dexter Library) 3:00–3:30 p.m. Groups 10–14: Title IX—Myths & Facts with Sue Niemi and Brock Splittgerber (Dexter Library) Groups 15–17: The Be Well Program…