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A daylong event focused on alternative transportation will take place on Saturday, April 26 BAR HARBOR, ME – College of the Atlantic (COA) will host its annual Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10 am to 4 pm. The student-organized event will include a Junior Ranger Day with Acadia National Park (ANP), […]

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Lucille Jan-Turan ’16 continues her musical journey with international rock band, Sunskull, appearing in their video All Men Are Brothers. The song raises awareness and money for War Child, a charity that specifically helps children affected by war. Sunskull does much of their recording and video production in cyber space. They will have the title […]

What does it take to live a sustainable life? President Darron Collins ’92 says that buying “green” is just the beginning. Read an excerpt below from his column for “The Conversation,” a new feature in the Sunday section of the Portland Press Herald. The Conversation: What does it take to live a sustainable life? Maine’s […]


Nishanta Rajakaruna ’94, professor of Botany at COA, collaborated with Robert S. Boyd, professor of Plant Ecology at Auburn University, to write the invited chapter, “Serpentine Soils” for Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology. Rajakaruna received his B.A. in Human Ecology from College of the Atlantic in 1994. He joined the faculty of COA in 2004 as […]

Ecology and Experience

COA faculty member Richard Borden has written a new book, Ecology and Experience. According to the publisher, North Atlantic Books, the book is “a philosophical and narrative memoir…a thoughtful, engaging recounting of author Richard J. Borden’s life entwined in an overview of the intellectual and institutional history of human ecology—a story of life wrapped in […]

The actors and College of the Atlantic Trustees will screen Mr. Baker’s new film, 23 BLAST BAR HARBOR, ME – College of the Atlantic (COA) is honored to present an evening with COA parent trustees and actors, Becky and Dylan Baker. On Sunday, May 25 at 4 pm, Mr. Baker’s new film, 23 Blast, will […]

Photo courtesy Porcia Manandhar ’17

On Saturday April 5th, Roland Dupuis of the US Department of Agriculture held a half-day productive vegetable gardening workshop in Gates Auditorium. The workshop was filled with students, staff, faculty, and community members who had a keen interest in the process of gardening and how to enhance their own productivity. Dupuis covered a range of topics, […]