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Northland College teaching students talk with Washburn fifth graders

Environmental Education

The field and practice of environmental education refers to both formal and non-formal efforts to teach about how natural environments function, how human behaviors shape and influence those natural functions, and how we can change our behaviors in order to sustain a healthy environment for the future of all living…

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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…

Prayer flags hanging on campus

Pre-Ministry

…shape your studies to fit your future goals. For example, if you are interested in outdoor and camping ministries, you could take advantage of the college¹s strong program in outdoor education combined with general studies in the humanities and in religion. If you are interested in parish ministry, you should…

Northland College alum Roxanne Johnson at work at Blue Green Alliance

Uniting Labor and Environment

Roxanne Johnson '03 on the BlueGreen Alliance

…regulations are driving investments in the clean economy all over the world and creating jobs. We’re also seeing more overlap of labor and environment in social justice movements like the People’s Climate Movement. Part of building a resilient future in the face of climate change is making sure our economy…

Student leaning on a tree

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…

Northland Volleyball student athlete

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…

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,…

wolf head

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…

Loon flying

The Uncommon Lives of Common Loons

By Erica LeMoine, LoonWatch Coordinator Despite the many presentations that I’ve given over the past six years, it always gives me a thrill when I hear the “oohs” and “aahs” of an audience learning something new about loons, reacting in amazement to what our Wisconsin colleagues and researchers have unraveled…

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…