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Solar panels at ELLC residence hall

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.”…

Todd Rothe standing in kitchen

Northland Announces Food Systems Center

…Food Lab Don R. Larson only attended Northland College for one year but he remained involved in campus life his entire life and beyond. A lover of small towns and campuses from a young age, he used his own savings to attend his freshman year at Northland College from 1952-1953….

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…and delivering it to a regional food bank. Get a job with the garden crew managing the campus gardens—from planting, weeding, and caring for the seedlings to harvest and market. Work with the compost crew to gather food waste from the dining room and around campus to take to the…

books on shelf

Madeline Jarvis Is Creating the Friendliest Library in the World.

Madeline Jarvis ’13 manages the Marion Public Library’s adult and outreach services as part of their mission to be the friendliest library in the world. When she’s not working she’s volunteering, gardening, or canning endless salsa. In the remaining slivers of time, she wedding plans. career: Adult and Outreach services…

Students hiking on York.

7 Things to Do When You Visit Campus

If you’re planning to visit campus this summer—and we believe you really should—you will want to plan for extra days to check out the region. After all, people travel the world to kayak, sail, and hike the Apostle Islands. Here’s our top picks of things to do. Get on the…

Students in Townhouse


…living option where students enjoy the close-knit community. McMillan Hall McMillan Hall is centrally located on campus and is adjacent to the Kendrigan Gymnasium and workout facilities, the Dexter Library, and the Ponzio Campus Center. McMillan houses approximately 115 students. McMillan Hall McMillan is primarily home to students who are…

What to Expect on a Campus Visit (& How to Get the Most Out of It!)

…most students go home for the weekends? If not, what are some fun things to do on or off-campus on the weekends? How do locals feel about the students here? Visit Info Apply Campus Tour Take a Stroll Through Campus & Explore Your New Home Away from Home Every visit…

Young Elephant Northland College sculpture

Campus Sculpture Tour

Campus Sculptures A tour of campus art. The Northland College campus is enlivened by sculptures that form a unique and diverse body of artwork. Many of the sculptures are donated from the private collection of Craig Ponzio to the College. Come to campus and take a tour or learn more…

Northland College students ride bikes past solar panels


…bike racks? Northland’s REFund program doles out $45,000 each year for student-initiated sustainability projects on campus. Learn more» Environmental Council For a more civic-minded option, consider running for a position that lets you discuss environmental issues at the campus, community, national, and global level. A great way to participate in…

Straw bans? Composting buckets?

Wisconsin Campuses Adopt Dramatic 'Green' Changes

…looking for.” Sierra magazine this fall included Northland on its “Coolest Schools” list for commitment to the environment and sustainability initiatives, ranking it 55th overall, 14th among undergraduate colleges and first in Wisconsin. “I think when students come to Northland, they realize it’s easy to live more sustainably when you…