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…Scott Grinnell Professor of Physics Scott Grinnell Andrew Jensen Associate Professor of Mathematics Andrew Jensen Young Kim Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Young Kim Art Biology Business Administration Business Management* Chemistry Climate Change Studies* Climate Science Directed Studies Ecological Restoration* Education Engineering English Environmental Education* Environmental Humanities* Environmental Studies*…

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A Dream Career That Started Here

How Northland Launched a Decades-long Environmental Journalism Career

…the National Wildlife Federation’s Conservation Achievement Award and The Wilderness Society’s Aldo Leopold Award. He is the author of two books and coauthor of two others. He served on the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute Advisory Council and the Northland College Alumni Board of Directors. Congressmen, a National Park Service ranger,…

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…

Forest Lodge Guesthouse Great Hall

Rental Information

…25) Boathouse $150/day (capacity 29) Guesthouse Great Hall $150/day (capacity 46) Overnight Gatehouse Rental $30/person/night or $300/night (sleeps 13) Overnight Guesthouse Rental $30/person/night or $300/night (sleeps 10-12) Rental inquiry emails should be directed to the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute or call 715-682-1223. Overnight facility rentals are only available for groups…

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About Northland

…Email(Required) City State ZIP What would you like to land in your inbox?(Required) News About Northland Alumni News Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute—Youth Programs Timber Wolf Alliance Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation LoonWatch Northland College Athletics Did you go to Northland? Yes No When did…

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Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation

…river.” Jayden Janusiak is a rising Northland College sophomore from South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is planning to major in Natural Resources with an Ecological Restoration Emphasis. It’s his hope this will set him up to continue on for a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering down the line. This is Jayden’s…

Photo of the Solitary Shores album jacket

From the Archives: A Musical Tribute to Sigurd Olson

Alan Brew, Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute Executive Director The back cover of the Fall 1983 issue of the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute’s newsletter Horizons features a black-and-white image of a record album titled Solitary Shores by Douglas Wood. Accompanying text states that the album was produced by the Institute and…

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Northland Named “Cool School” in 2021

Sierra’s Top-100 List for Sustainability in Higher Ed

…Northland College is the home of the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute and in 1971 became one of the first colleges to offer an environmental studies degree. Northland is a member of the EcoLeague, a consortium of six colleges and universities that share missions based on environmental responsibility and social change….

Northland College student installing hoop house

Campus Gardens

…whoever desired to grow. This garden flourished; bringing people together in a community space with an atmosphere that can only be grown in a garden. At some point, the name of Mino Aki (“Good Earth”) was adopted over Sunshine Garden and reflects the commitment to environmental stewardship. In 2006, with…

Students at a camp fire

High School Summer Handbook

…more. The following handbook includes details and policies of the program. Please read the entire handbook and have your parent or guardian read it as well. Programs are run by the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute at Northland College. High School Summer Programs Handbook The fun awaits. Plan to arrive at…