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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), […]


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. It is currently under review. Rajakaruna received his B.A. in Human Ecology from College of the Atlantic in 1994. He joined the faculty […]

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, […]


The following Guest Post is brought to you by COA’s Alex Pine ’14.   One of the things that makes COA so attractive to students is its location. We can walk to Acadia or downtown with ease. Indeed, there is little need for a student to own a car for day-to-day transportation. However, as human […]

Courtesy Meggie Booth.

Poet and art historian Carl Little will speak to COA’s Human Ecology Forum on Tuesday, April 22 at 4:10 pm about “Last Writes”: A Reading. Little will read poems about trees, snakes, Ellsworth, pitching woo and Van Cliburn, among other subjects. He is the author of Ocean Drinker: New & Selected Poems and his work […]


A College of the Atlantic Human Ecology Forum will revolve around a discussion by Double Edge Theatre Company BAR HARBOR, ME – Members of Double Edge Theatre Company will host an open presentation and discussion at College of the Atlantic’s Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center on Monday, April 28 at 6:30 pm. The discussion, […]