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…total students means small class sizes, which allows for personal attention from professors and real engagement with your fellow students. Experiential Learning An education at Northland involves more than just sitting in lecture halls. We combine classroom learning with immersive field studies and opportunities within the community to create a…

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…and services that further your studies and research. We serve students, faculty, staff, and the broader Chequamegon Bay community. In addition to books, periodicals, microfilms, and microfiche, we have a variety of electronic resources and are a member in the Wisconsin Interlibrary Loan Service (WILS), which gives you access to…

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17 Ways We’re Tackling Climate Change

…campus collaborates in citizen science efforts for severe weather training, weather observation, and National Weather Service’s Weather-Ready Nation program. Offering Climate Change Studies While Northland College incorporates climate change inquiry into its courses, it has also developed a climate change studies minor to help students become informed citizens with an…

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Science with Heart

Emma Holtan Attends Reciprocal Healing Confluence

…Limnology, she is pursuing a minor in women and gender studies and is currently enrolled in Sociology of Community and Exploring Religion and Spirituality. Last year, she did a “busmester” with the Expedition Education Institute—an experiential semester studying sustainable agriculture and culture. During her semester of living outside; reading extensively;…

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

Off-campus Learning

…in the North Woods This wilderness-based literature and writing course includes reading and writing about the north woods, a visit to Sigurd Olson’s Listening Point, backcountry service work, and fifteen days of paddling in the Boundary Waters of northern Minnesota. Geology & Landscapes of the American Southwest A field-intensive course…

Professor Dick Verch recorded plant taxonomy samples on Stockton Island in the early 1970s.

The Beauty and Fury of Lake Superior

Notes from the Field

…diversity), trapping of mammals, inland water studies, mapping of nesting and rookery sites, and recording historical land use information and sites of cultural importance. We were dropped off by boat on a designated island on Mondays and picked up (weather permitting) on Fridays. We camped on the island, packed in…

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International Application Process

…several years, we have been recognized by Sierra Magazine’s 2011 Cool Schools list, the Princeton Review’s Best of the Midwest and Green School Honor Roll, U.S. News and Weekly World Report’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the nation, the North American Alliance for Green Education, the EcoLeague, and more. The…

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Tara Devotes Semester to Helping Refugees

…women studies and sociology and social justice, Tara learned about the refugee camps and opportunities to volunteer in a Human Rights and Social Justice course. She and classmates were so inspired that for May term 2018 the five of them flew to Greece to volunteer with Project Elea, a non-profit,…

northland college sustainable community development faculty and student

Northland-SCD

…to apply theory, acquire additional skills, and gain work and research experience through volunteering, internships, study-abroad opportunities, and employment with the Center for Rural Communities. Experiential Learning An education at Northland involves more than just sitting in lecture halls. We combine classroom learning with immersive field studies and opportunities within…

Stockton Island research

Northland-Natural-Resources

…in South Africa, and everything in between. Experiential Learning An education at Northland involves more than just sitting in lecture halls. We combine classroom learning with immersive field studies and opportunities within the community to create a one-of-a-kind learning experience. Our career-focused curriculum will provide you with the tools and…