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A Future in Solar

Loucks '18 to hold first paid sustainability internship for City of Ashland

…similar Northland was to Conserve, and that’s what lead me to apply. Q. What’s next for you? A. This summer I am working for the City of Ashland as their first sustainability intern in the Planning and Development department. I will also be continuing my work at the Center for…

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Planning for Carbon Neutrality by 2030

…in environmental sustainability,” Engstrom said. Affiliated Engineers, Inc., headquartered in Madison, Wis., was chosen from a pool of four firms that submitted proposals, Engstrom said. “We have strong confidence they will provide us with a visionary plan for carbon neutrality that will cement our leadership on campus and regional sustainability.”…

Straw bans? Composting buckets?

Wisconsin Campuses Adopt Dramatic 'Green' Changes

…local food pantry. The liberal arts school with about 580 students is staking its future on environmental science. Northland in 1971 became one of the first colleges in the nation to offer an environmental studies degree. And its board of trustees just made sustainability its niche mission to attract more…

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Geologic Perspectives on Climate Change

…connect and learn about the natural world, leading to graduates who are community problem solvers and technological innovators, working to promote environmental sustainability and solutions to climate change. The comprehensive plans of Ashland, Washburn and Bayfield all point to a focus on sustainability by developing a pathway to renewable energy…

Todd Rothe standing in kitchen

Northland Announces Food Systems Center

…the community, will not only help Northland College become a regional food hub but will further our new model for sustainability,” said President Miller. Rothe, who has extensive training and experience in business and sustainable agriculture, hit the ground running. “It might seem strange for me to start in January…

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49th Annual Folk Fest

…Chain, Evan Hestekin, the Northland Chamber Choir, and student bands. Organizers have chosen themes of sustainability, community, and music. NCSAe Special Events Coordinator Marissa Neitzke is looking forward to implementing these themes in every aspect of Folk Fest, starting with designating the festival as a “zero landfill waste” event. Joining…

Solar panels at ELLC residence hall

Northland College Presents 2023 Renewable Energy and Efficiency: Campus Presentation and Tour

November 9, 2023, 3:30 pm4:30 pm

…Dr. Meghan Salmon-Tumas (Assistant Professor of Climate Science) will share her expertise in the field Todd Pydo (Executive Director of Information Technology and Facilities) will provide insights into the technical aspects of the projects Em M. Cardenas (Northland College Student Association Director of Sustainability) will share a student perspective on…

Solar panels at ELLC residence hall

Northland College Presents 2023 Renewable Energy and Efficiency: Community Presentation and Tour

November 9, 2023, 6:30 pm7:30 pm

…her expertise in the field Todd Pydo (Executive Director of Information Technology and Facilities) will provide insights into the technical aspects of the projects Em M. Cardenas (Northland College Student Association Director of Sustainability) will share a student perspective on the sustainability initiatives undertaken by the College Featured Projects The…