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Psychology

…Northland College we’ve created a unique psychology major that fits with our mission. In addition to studying how and why people do what they do, our program helps you to focus on issues that are important to building a sustainable future such as the relationship between humans and nature, working…

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Tuition

We know college is a huge financial decision and it’s one you should take seriously. College is an investment in how you want to live the rest of your life. It impacts your professional choices, your future income, and your personal life. Whether you’re enrolling in college for the first…

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Biology

…gene expression in northern turtles. A philosophy of collaboration upholds and enhances our commitment to collaborative science research and outreach. Many of our biology professors work in partnerships with government agencies and non-profit institutions to conduct research, create internships, and find future jobs for you. Biology overlaps with many natural…

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Student Athlete Handbook

…warranted. This form must be completed prior to participation in the student-athlete’s sport. Health History Questionnaire All student-athletes must complete the health history questionnaire, which encompasses family history, personal health, and past injuries. These forms should be updated prior to the start of each competitive season. Pre-Existing Conditions: If a…

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Sustainable Community Development

…acquire additional skills, and gain work and research experience through volunteering, internships, study-abroad opportunities, and employment in the Center for Rural Communities. The SCD major’s disciplinary range makes it attractive to employers in a variety of sectors. Past graduates have found immediate employment in governmental services, environmental consulting, urban and…

Immerse Yourselves

…becomes clear that Milkman’s failure to do anything is increasingly problematic: his best friend tells him that “if things ever got tough,” Milkman would “melt,” that he is “not a serious person”; his girlfriend, dismayed by his indifference, has attempted to kill him each month for the past six, and,…

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Keep Wilderness Act's Flame Burning Bright

…you’ve got to see that you keep the flame alive. … The whole world depends upon you.” The heroes of the past are with us in the shadows. Their hopes are penned in the words of the Wilderness Act itself. They understood that wilderness enriches our civilization. They might be…

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Tug of War Over Wolves

…in the past year and has one currently under review—three on wolves and one on Eurasian milfoil. He teaches wolf ecology and management courses, and is providing faculty support to the Timber Wolf Alliance. Olson’s interest took hold as an undergraduate at UW-Stevens Point where he learned an intriguing and…

Northland College student Megan McPeak does research

McPeak: Making It Happen

…of the mercury. Data is also being collected in hopes of pinpointing mercury sources in the area. Researching atmospheric mercury at the Bad River Air Site for the past two years gave McPeak a taste for the type of research she hopes to carry on—research that allows her to blend…