Members of Earth in Brackets — the student-run environmental group at College of the Atlantic — prepare to depart for Peru for a United Nations climate summit Dec. 1-12.

What vacation? COA students depart for UN climate talks in Lima

Students with international reach; trips to major global conferences teach field-based problem solving BAR HARBOR, MAINE — College of the Atlantic students, alumni and Professor of Global Environmental Politics Dr. Doreen Stabinsky are once again making their presence felt in international United Nations climate change talks. A delegation from the student group Earth in Brackets…

Photo courtesy Sune Anderson

Maine Preservation honors COA for preserving a ‘treasure’ in Turrets

Historic commitment; college continues to rehabilitate Bar Harbor’s first-ever listing on National Register BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Maine’s most recognized preservation group honored College of the Atlantic today with a 2014 Honor Award for its $3.7 million renovation of Turrets in 2013. A stately stone mansion graced with views of Frenchman Bay and appointed with…

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At world parks forum, Cline offers strong vision of COA, Acadia partnership

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — College of the Atlantic and Acadia National Park enjoy an innovative, multidisciplinary partnership to train and inspire the next generation of protected-area leaders while meeting current management needs of the national park. David Rockefeller Family Chair in Ecosystem Management and Protection Kenneth S. Cline presented an outline of the partnership at the International…

Doodling helps the mind focus while the body wanders. These doodles, submitted by Professor in Graphic Design Dru Colbert, were created by students and faculty during a Human Ecology Core Course lecture. — at College of the Atlantic.

Doodling toward Week 10

BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Cartoonist Lynda Barry says “doodles can be called mindless drawing. It’s one of the last places drawing still exists in a person that gave up on art long ago. A place where one line can follow another without a plan.” Artist Charles Burcheld says, “It should not be assumed that doodling…

Photo by Paige Nygaard '17.

Video: Jay Friedlander at TEDxDirigo in Brunswick

‘Impact entrepreneur’ Friedlander offers progressive ideas to businesses at sold-out forum BRUNSWICK, MAINE —  College of the Atlantic Professor Jay Friedlander gave a speech on The Abundance Cycle and sustainability trends in business at an exclusive “TEDxDirigo: Mavericks and Misfits” talk Nov. 9. Friedlander, the Sharpe-McNally Chair of Green and Socially Responsible Business at College…