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REFund Grant Program

  • Northland College (WI)

The REFund, formerly called the Renewable Energy Fund, is a student-administered grant program that funds projects designed to enhance sustainability and increase energy efficiency on the Northland College campus. The ...


Environmental Education Minor

  • Northland College (WI)

The field and practice of environmental education refers to both formal and non-formal efforts to teach about how natural environments function, how human behaviors shape and influence those natural functions ...

  • Posted Oct. 15, 2018
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Natural Resources (BS)

  • Northland College (WI)

Students will be working closely with faculty who will immerse you in the wildlife, fisheries, forests, wetlands, streams, and lakes of this northern ecosystem. They'll acquire the knowledge and ...

  • Posted Oct. 15, 2018
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Sustainable Entrepreneurship (BS)

  • Northland College (WI)

Consumers are increasingly wanting to take responsibility for their health and for society. In this major, students will build on the basics of entrepreneurship and ecological and social concerns through ...

  • Posted Oct. 15, 2018
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A Big Hairy Audacious Goal: Marketing University Sustainability Credentials

  • University of Leeds (West Yorkshire)
  • St. Lawrence University (NY)
  • Ithaca College (NY)
  • University of Plymouth (Devon)
  • Bradford University (West Yorkshire)
  • Northland College (WI)
  • College of the Atlantic (ME)
  • University of Gloucestershire (Gloucestershire)

This paper explores the potential recruitment and retention benefits arising from the marketing of University of Plymouth’s sustainability credentials. It attempts this by:

  • reviewing academic and professional literature on ...
  • Posted June 27, 2016
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Incorporating Sustainability Into Undergraduate Education

  • Northland College (WI)

Many colleges and universities in the U.S. have embraced the concept of sustainability in their facilities and operations. Many have also captured sustainability as part of their institutional mission ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Learning Outside the Classroom: An Intentional, Integrated, Co-Curriculum

  • Northland College (WI)

Programs, speakers, and workshops add value to the undergraduate experience, that's why many higher education organizations dedicate resources to bring them to campus. What value do they add? How ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Habits of Mind for Resilient Communities

  • Northland College (WI)

If habits of mind are the characteristics of what intelligent people do when faced with problems whose solutions are not immediately apparent, then what are the habits of mind of ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Educating for Sustainability: Liberal Arts, Social Justice, and Environment

  • Northland College (WI)

Within sustainability education it is important to create the conditions for a transformative experience for students. In order to offer a holistic education for sustainability in the truest sense, we ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Student Leadership in Campus Sustainability

  • Northland College (WI)

Northland College successfully addresses issues of transportation, food, recycling and reuse, and energy conservation through student-led projects. Active student involvement in campus operations has been key to sustainability innovation at ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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BA in Sustainable Community Development

  • Northland College (WI)

The Sustainable Community Development major is designed for students who are interested in the interdependence of environmental, economic, and social issues and who want to strengthen their abilities to become ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Humanity & Nature Studies (BA)

  • Northland College (WI)

This major mixes the liberal arts with the environmental crunchiness that so many students want. With humanity and nature studies, students can craft a major from a menu of courses ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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11 kW Wind Turbine

  • Northland College (WI)

An 11 kW wind turbine also generates electricity for the MELLC.

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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14 kW Ground Mount Array: Dexter Library and President's House

  • Northland College (WI)

Northland’s Dexter library was renovated in 2008 and was one of the first LEED Gold certified buildings in Wisconsin. Sustainability Features include a 14kW photovoltaic solar array on the ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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4 kW Ground Mount Array: McLean Environmental Living and Learning Center

  • Northland College (WI)

The McLean Environmental Living and Learning Center, which opened in 1998. Sustainability Features include three photovoltaic solar arrays that provide efficient active solar energy collection.

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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