"A visit with Ashley Bryan" exhibit is on display in the Ethel H. Blum Gallery at COA through February 2015. PHOTO/ Joanna Weaver

Islesford artist’s landmark exhibit on display at Ethel H. Blum Gallery through February BAR HARBOR, MAINE — “A Visit with Ashley Bryan,” a landmark exhibit featuring one of Maine’s most beloved artists, opened in October and is on display through February at College of the Atlantic’s Ethel H. Blum Gallery. The exhibit — designed and […]

Kristen Dunphey  and COA Academic Dean Kenneth Hill were recognized during the Society for Human Ecology's 20th annual international conference in Bar Harbor last week.

Kenneth Hill, Kristen Dunphey lauded for helping global organization grow BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Two College of the Atlantic officials and a COA graduate student were lauded for their contributions to the field of human ecology at the 20th International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology recently. College of the Atlantic Academic Dean Kenneth […]


High-achieving faculty; after a new editorship and book, College of the Atlantic faculty member Dr. Heath Cabot prepares for international teaching and research in Greece BAR HARBOR, MAINE — College of the Atlantic Professor of Anthropology Heath Cabot, Ph.D., will discuss her recently published book and upcoming Fulbright Fellowship in a “Fireside Friday” discussion. The […]


Students to report on science-intensive research internships from summer 2014 BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Several College of the Atlantic undergraduates are due to present summaries of their summer internships in the sciences in an on-campus forum Tuesday. In a College of the Atlantic Student Research Symposium beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Gates Auditorium, students will […]

Marley talking to the Edible Botany class.
Photo Courtesy: Amber Wolf '17

BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Greg Marley, a mushroom expert, author and guide, visited students in Edible Botany and Ecology and Natural History classes with a bamboo basket full of local wild mushrooms Thursday, October 16. Marley, who has been visiting the Edible Botany class since 2005, was there to introduce students to mushrooms as a […]

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Flowering collaboration: 11 students of Rajakaruna have won Garden Club of America scholarships for plant research BAR HARBOR, MAINE — The Garden Club of America is touting its friendship with a College of the Atlantic botany professor who has provided learning opportunities for COA students in Maine and beyond. Since 2008, Professor in Botany Dr. […]

Presidential campaign paraphernalia, from left: an anti-FDR postcard, circa 1940; a flier from Adlai Stevenson's 1956 run for the presidency; a Barry Goldwater piece from the 1964 presidential campaign; a 1968 Nixon flier, targeted for voters in New York City; John Edwards's 2008 Iowa Caucus mailer; and an attack ad from Rick Santorum's 2012 presidential campaign. [Courtesy Jamie McKown]

BAR HARBOR, MAINE — As Election Day 2014 approaches, students in Jamie McKown’s Political Persuasion and Messaging Fundamentals course are benefiting from his interest in the history of a variety of campaign materials candidates use to reach voters. McKown, the James Russell Wiggins Chair in Government and Polity, has worked in politics and on various […]