On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, Professor Bonnie Tai will give a talk entitled, “Made in Taiwan: Reflections on Buddhism, Feminism, Education, and Social Change.” The talk is at 4:10 in the McCormick Lecture Hall at College of the Atlantic and is free and open to the public. Tai is Director and Faculty of Educational Studies at […]


Havana restaurant and College of the Atlantic (COA) are partnering to host a Farm Dinner at the college’s Beech Hill Farm Saturday, July 11, 2015. The dinner is a benefit for Share the Harvest, a COA student-led program to help provide fresh, organic produce to clients of Mount Desert Island’s food pantries. “COA believes that […]

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This past winter, seniors Pablo Aguilera del Castillo, Adrian Jauregui, Maria Escalante, and Julian Velez  traveled to Bolivia to research various aspects of Bolivia’s new politics for their senior projects. On Thursday, May 21 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM in the Gower Room of the Turrets, they will host a panel discussion entitled “Changing Horizons: […]

Namisha Bastedo '15

Nimisha Bastedo ’15 is a Davis United World College Scholar from Canada. During her time at College of the Atlantic, she has been focused on Educational Studies but says “the beauty of COA is that it allowed me to also dabble in the world of global politics and many other things.” She continues: “My senior project […]

Gary Lawless is the next speaker at College of the Atlantic’s Human Ecology Forum. The Maine poet will be reading from his new collection entitled, “Caribou Planet” on 4:10 on Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 in the McCormick Lecture Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Published by Blackberry Books, Caribou Planet is a […]

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This story by Eric Russell appeared in the May 13, 2015 Portland Press Herald. SECOND QUAKE IN NEPAL GIVES MAINERS MORE REASONS TO PITCH IN AND HELP  A student from College of the Atlantic and others with Maine connections are driven anew to provide relief to the stricken country. Seventeen days after a powerful earthquake […]


The next in a series of Climate Change Seminars will be held Friday, May 15 from 4:10 to 5:30 p.m., in the McCormick Lecture Hall at College of the Atlantic. Dr. Phil Camill’s talk is entitled “Assessing the vulnerability of high-latitude permafrost and soil carbon to modern and past climate changes.” Dr. Camill is a global […]