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As many as 20% of students to travel to major NYC climate march Nacpil, Rafalowicz to outline plans for climate justice, including upcoming rally in New York BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Two leaders of the Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice will speak about their activism and advocacy for global action on climate change at […]

Students prepare a meal using food gleaned from the waste stream Sunday as part of the Peach House Café.

Student gleaners turn ‘waste’ into a gourmet social occasion BAR HARBOR, MAINE — A group of College of the Atlantic students is restarting a program to divert food scraps from the compost heap and bring them to the dinner table, turning “waste” into nutrition in a festive social atmosphere. The group, known as the Peach […]


Public talks engage community with thinkers in sciences, arts, politics, humanities BAR HARBOR, MAINE — College of the Atlantic today announced its weekly slate of Human Ecology Forums for the current academic year, dealing with topics from politics to poetry, from North Korea to Nepal. The series of stimulating community forums kicks off Tuesday, Sept. […]


On September 10th, 2014 we began the 43rd academic year at the College of the Atlantic.  The highlight of the celebration was the talk given by COA alumnus John Deans, ’07. What follows is the original text of the welcome speech by college President Darron Collins. For the actual talk, he boiled this written piece […]


Nearly 100 students took to the waters of Frenchman Bay to swim from Bar Island to the COA Pier in an annual college tradition that mixes personal perseverance and camaraderie on a gorgeous 70-degree day. The day of Convocation activities also included a cookout and a steel drum band, capping a week of orientation ahead […]

Professor Karen Waldron addressed the Class of 2018 with her "Perspectives on Human Ecology," Monday, Sept. 8 at Gates Community Center.

The following are excerpts of orientation remarks by Lisa Stewart Chair in Literature and Women’s Studies Karen Waldron, delivered to the Class of 2018 at Gates Auditorium on Sept. 8, regarding Professor Waldon’s “Perspectives on Human Ecology.” Welcome, again! We are here to talk with you about the big picture of what you are doing […]


More national recognition; school ranks high on national list, including Top 20 recognitions for value, international students BAR HARBOR, MAINE — College of the Atlantic is once again listed as of the nation’s top 100 institutions for undergraduate liberal arts education, including Top 20 recognition for value and for percent of international students, according to […]