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External Scholarships

Many scholarships and grants are offered by private sources, such as fraternal and religious organizations, labor unions, professional associations, social groups, and ethnic associations. Because they are private and therefore not administered by Northland, it is up to you to research and apply for them on your own. The best…

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Happy Birthday, Earth Day!

…was chosen as the event name. Not everyone cheered. The right-wing John Birch Society and anti-communists worked to undermine the event that they saw as an attempt to honor Communist leader Vladimir Lenin’s 100th birthday on the same date. “Subversive elements plan to make American children live in an environment…

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Wisconsin’s Disappearing Forest

Prof Sarah Johnson researches the botanical realities of deer browse

…I know. She teaches September through May; then, in summer, she’s out in the field. She and her students chiefly focus on the islands, conducting plant and field studies. Johnson is particularly interested in the effects of deer on the forest understory. The islands offer a unique view of a…

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Sigurd Olson Legacy

Sigurd Olson (1899-1982) was acknowledged during his lifetime as a leader of the American environmental movement, an emblematic figure for a generation of activists. As a writer, teacher, and activist who was a harbinger of the raising of America’s ecological consciousness, Olson’s history, writings, and This content was curated by…

Gaining Relevant Industry Experience: Virtual Alumni Panel

December 7, 2023, 2:30 pm3:30 pm

Calling those interested in BUSINESS, SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, and SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE careers! The following Northland alumni (who graduated from business and/or sustainable community development programs) will provide an overview of what they do through their current roles, how they gained relevant experience to get there, and advice they’d suggest for…