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Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation

…world’s freshwater resources, one of the greatest global challenges of our time. As public policy has evolved to address these challenges, it has become clear that effective and lasting solutions to complex water problems require an integration of insights from the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities. In order for…


…must be enrolled in at least six credits to receive Stafford Loans. Subsidized Federal Subsidized Direct Stafford Loans are need-based loans that must be repaid. The federal government pays interest while enrolled at least half time. Interest: 4.99% (Rate good until July 1, 2023) Fees: 1.057% origination fee (October 1,…

Student and professor in wetland

Our Work

…Management Effective management of freshwater ecosystems is dependent on an understanding of how human activities and value sets intersect with the environmental processes that sustain water resource integrity. Our work focuses on integrating approaches from the natural and social sciences to conduct and develop integrated assessments and management plans for…

Northland College Ponzio Campus Center in winter

Sedition and Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021

A Statement from Northland College Faculty

…those falsehoods are used to promote actions that attempt to undermine the foundations of our democracy. Furthermore, we dedicate ourselves to understanding and pursuing progressive social change that leads us toward a more sustainable, just, and prosperous future for all. The Northland College Faculty Council prepared this statement in response…

Negaunee, MI downtown

Rural Livelihood Initiatives

Related The Region We Serve Rural communities are at the frontier of ecological and economic transformation, making them sites for sustainable innovation. The north woods region of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan has an abundance of natural resources and is undergoing major social, economic, and ecological transformations….

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…Studies Mathematical Sciences Music* Native American Studies Natural Resources Outdoor Education Philosophy* Physics* Pre-Health Care* Pre-Law* Pre-Ministry* Pre-Veterinary Medicine* Psychology Religious Studies Sociology and Social Justice Spanish* Sports Management* Studio Art* Sustainable Community Development Sustainable Business* Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems* Water Science Writing * Available only as a minor,…

Northland College student participates in Eco League exchange program with Alaska Pacific University.

Off-campus Learning

…of six colleges and universities that share missions based on environmental responsibility and social change. All of them have strong environmental studies, environmental science, and outdoor education programs. Small classes with personal attention are emphasized along with experiential education that provides real-world experience. The EcoLeague gives you the opportunity to…

Northland College students studied abroad in Iceland. In this photo they are hiking.

Study Abroad

…College partner and a nonprofit educational organization inspiring students to bring creative, systemic solutions and environmental stewardship to your life and leadership positions through their Sustainability Through Community program. You live with host families and/or in lodging run by community partners and have classes, lectures, field experiences, and service-learning opportunities…

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…field that is right for you. Find out what makes life at Northland so extraordinary by filling out our request form today. The Northland Difference High Demand Majors Choose from 40+ academic programs in growing fields like: business administration, climate science, outdoor education, sustainable agriculture, and sociology and social justice….

Collage of Northland College professors who will be teaching a course on the pandemic


A New Course at Northland College

…pandemics. “The recent coronavirus pandemic has led to large-scale societal disruption in a remarkably short period of time,” said Jessica Eckhardt, assistant professor of sociology. “Fully understanding the breadth of these impacts globally and locally requires a broad and enriched understanding of numerous disciplines.” Community members interested in participating in…