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A Winning Business Idea

…of the North: Taking Advantage of a Food Distribution Gap in North Wisconsin.” Their idea won the Green Energy prize, the Sustainability award, and tied for first place overall. They were awarded $2,500 and asked to compete at the state level. The conference theme, “Shaping Our Future Through Innovation,” encouraged…

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In Pursuit of Biology, Music, & Environmental Justice

Name: Hattie Hoffman Majors: biology with a music minor Keeps busy with ECCO Haus, the Sustainability Department, REuse Room, and NCAA softball It’s not always easy to merge two distinct halves of a whole brain. Sophomore Hattie Hoffman grew up surrounded by music, harnessing intuition and creativity through instruments from…

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External Email Tag

Northland College is a private, non-profit liberal arts college with a progressive focus on the environment and sustainability, located in Ashland, Wisconsin. Per the U.S. Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) and other federal regulations, Northland College discloses information about the College ranging from athletic, academic, financial aid, security, graduation rates,…

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Six individuals named to Board of Trustees

…New York; and Dave Ullrich of Chicago, Illinois, joined. “We are fortunate to have this group of trustees join the board,” said Northland College President Michael A. Miller. “They bring skill sets and acknowledged credibility from their personal and professional lives that will help push forward our goals of sustainability,…

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International Application Process

…select any NACES approved credit evaluation service, but Northland recommends using one of the following: International Education Evaluations, Inc. Course-by-course Cost = $145 5 business day processing SpanTran Course-by-course with GPA Cost = $150 10 business days processing World Education Services, Inc. Basic course-by-course Cost = $160 7 business days…

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Meet the Next Sustainable Entrepreneur

…in California. Because Northland is what Northland is, students get exposed to sustainability issues. By the time DiLillo started his junior year he had taken several sustainable community development and small business management classes. “I have always recycled, but after a small time at Northland I realized there are other…

Outdoor Pursuits

Sunshine Community Bike Shoppe Since the mid-1990’s, Northland’s Sunshine Community Bike Shoppe has served as a hub for bike enthusiasts, and a reminder of the potential of bicycles to bring us closer to sustainability. The shop, located in the straw bale building, has tools, parts, and plenty of advice to…

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Outdoor Pursuits Programs and Services

Sunshine Community Bike Shoppe Since the mid-1990’s, Northland’s Sunshine Community Bike Shoppe has served as a hub for bike enthusiasts, and a reminder of the potential of bicycles to bring us closer to sustainability. The shop, located in the straw bale building, has tools, parts, and plenty of advice to…

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Outdoor Pursuits Events

Sunshine Community Bike Shoppe Since the mid-1990’s, Northland’s Sunshine Community Bike Shoppe has served as a hub for bike enthusiasts, and a reminder of the potential of bicycles to bring us closer to sustainability. The shop, located in the straw bale building, has tools, parts, and plenty of advice to…

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Sierra Ranks Northland Top Cool School

…Sierra rankings, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) named Northland College top in the nation for sustainability curriculum. More than eighty percent of faculty incorporate sustainability into the classroom. Some highlights of Northland College’s sustainability achievements this past year: Added sustainable agriculture as an academic…