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Northland College Professor of Geology Tom Fitz standing in front of map, showing students the region

Geology

2020欧洲杯积分Northland’s geology program gives you a thorough understanding of how the physical earth—its minerals, rocks, soils, water, landscapes—form the foundation on which all ecosystems exist.

Northland College history professor and students

History

At Northland, the study of history is more than just memorizing a string of names and dates; it’s the study of life.

This is how we do natural resources. Woman with fish.

Natural Resources

You like the outdoors, right? Then you’re going to love this place. Northland College has a location like nowhere else on Earth. We are surrounded by a million acres of forest and the largest freshwater lake in the world. These amazing natural resources are right outside our doors and serve as living laboratories and natural…  Read More

Northland student portaging canoe

Outdoor Education

Backpacker Magazine ranks Northland second in a list of the nation’s best colleges for hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. The reasons? Our proximity to trails, rivers, forests, Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands, our outdoor rec opportunities, student clubs, Outdoor Orientation, outdoor education major, and our passionate professors. In short, you will be working with…  Read More

Northland College sociology class meets at cemetery to collect data.

Sociology & Social Justice

Sociology and social justice will give you access to core issues and to fundamental truths about society and culture and the tools for understanding these issues. The faculty emphasizes statistics, field research methods, and sociological concepts in their classes every day. Some classes involve group projects, panel presentations, and outreach to surrounding communities. Our faculty…  Read More

Northland College students display chocolate hazelnut spread.

Business Administration

You will have the opportunity to pursue two very different fields within business—business management and sustainable entrepreneurship. Both majors share a core of courses that provide you with a foundational understanding of economics, finance, management, marketing, and social responsibility. Business Management major In short, this major will prepare you for a job. You will further…  Read More

Northland College student Lily Sevilla collects data at Ashland Cemetery

Northland-Sociology-Social-Justice

2020欧洲杯积分Seek the Fundamental Truths. Why does the world look the way it does and what is our place in it? Sociology provides a unique and diverse way of thinking about these questions. There are many different ways to see the world and those who live in it, and Northland professors are diverse in both their

Plastic bottles with quote by Northland College Professor Nick Robertson

Nick Robertson Thinks We Need to Rethink Plastic

4 Things Individuals Can Do to Reduce Plastic

Nick Robertson, associate professor of chemistry, received $364,361 from the National Science Foundation for his student-intensive research on the synthesis and chemical recycling of plastics. Buckles: Global use of plastic has increased twenty-fold over the past fifty years and is expected to double again in the next twenty years. Research shows there will be more plastic…  Read More

Ojibwe Coloring Books

Northland Grad Pens, Illustrates Ojibwe Coloring Books

WHSP Publishes Ojibwe Traditions

This winter, the Wisconsin Historical Society Press published its first children’s coloring book series, Ojibwe Traditions. The four books in the series contain pictures to color, stories, vocabulary, and often also include activities like word scrambles and mazes, to help kids learn more about Wisconsin’s American Indian — and specifically Ojibwe — culture and traditions.…  Read More

Northland College alum Kayte Meola in warrior pose on mountain top.

Empowering Women in Developing Countries

Shout Louder, Try Harder, Never Give Up

Kayte Meola ‘90 is a sociologist, researcher, and educator focused on gender, agriculture, and natural resource management in international development.  At Northland, she studied outdoor education with a focus on naturalist studies, then worked as a forest ranger, raft guide, wilderness and international community service trip leader, and environmental educator.  Because of her interest in…  Read More