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Outdoor Education

…American Studies Natural Resources Outdoor Education Philosophy* Physics* Pre-Health Care* Pre-Law* Pre-Ministry* Pre-Veterinary Medicine* Psychology Religious Studies Sociology and Social Justice Spanish* Sports Management* Studio Art* Sustainable Community Development Sustainable Business* Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems* Water Science Writing * Available only as a minor, emphasis, or special program. You…

Sigurd Olson Speeches

…a point of view and involves the whole concept of freedom, dignity, and the American spirit.” A beautiful thing to say, and something that will be repeated for generations to come. Conservation is a point of view. It is a philosophy and a way of life. What do we mean…

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COVID-19 Campus Plan

…meetings. Telephone and email communication for student services is the primary mode of communication, and appointments will be conducted virtually whenever possible. Where in-person meetings cannot be avoided, waiting areas are configured to respect physical distancing; meetings will take place in spaces that support physical distancing. Fitness Center The John…

Fitness Center

Fitness Center

Welcome to the Northland College fitness and recreation center, an 8,000 square foot, open floor space for recreation, conditioning, physical training, and wellness programs. Newly renovated in 2014, the facility is open to students, faculty, and staff. Features bouldering wall strength machines, spin bikes, treadmills, and elliptical trainers free weights…

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WPR: Wisconsin Sea Grant Awards $2.8M For Great Lakes Research, Outreach Projects

…photography,” said Karl. “It really is a combination of science education, art education and opportunity for the kids to have a therapeutic experience in the water.” That’s the most fun part of the project for Toben Lafrancois, assistant adjunct professor of natural resources and philosophy at Northland College in Ashland….

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The Woman Behind the Screen

…Lake Superior. She asked her mom to stop and they toured campus. She was hooked on the place and the location. She expected to study biology; she didn’t expect to study art. But she received a smaller grant requiring she take art classes. She registered for black and white photography

2017 Loon poster Photo by Lorna Rohloff

Foot Waggling Loon Dad Cover of 2017 Loon Poster

…such an artistic way before.” Kane-Rohloff’s passion for photography originates from the magic of walking into traditional darkroom in the seventh grade. What became a serious hobby has led her through various facets of the profession—studio and medical photography, audio-visual, and custom lab work. Beyond the 9-to-5, her greatest satisfaction…

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Moore to Speak at 105th Commencement

…and the moral clarity of philosophy to explore our place on the planet and our responsibilities for its thriving,” said President Michael A. Miller. Moore has written nine books and in 2000 was awarded the Northland College Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award for Holdfast: A Home in the Natural World,…

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Global Discussion on Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change

…climate change.” A moral philosopher, Moore has taught critical thinking and environmental ethics as distinguished professor of philosophy at Oregon State University. She has published philosophical books on forgiveness, Apache philosophy, conservationist Rachel Carson and critical thinking. Her book, Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril, gathered testimony…