Turrets in summer, a view from the water, through the Seaside Garden, a restoration created as a senior project.

Summer Events 2014 at College of the Atlantic    JULY Tuesday, July 1 at 9:00 AM The Original Champlain Society Deering Common Community Center Catherine Schmitt, communications coordinator for Maine Sea Grant, and COA faculty member John Anderson, William Drury Chair, discuss the early Champlain Society club logbooks detailing their study of natural history on […]

Mourning a loss in the COA family, informal gathering to feature remembrances of philanthropist with deep ties to college College of the Atlantic lost a dear friend on July 4 when Trustee Emeritus Dan Pierce, 80, passed away at Mount Desert Island Hospital. The school is hosting an informal gathering on campus in  the Leslie Brewer […]

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BAR HARBOR — Jennifer Judd-McGee and gallery owner Cody van Heerden will discuss Judd-McGee’s “Rows & Rows: Community, Pattern, and Landscape” during a presentation Monday on the campus of College of the Atlantic. Judd-McGee, an internationally recognized mixed-media artist and 1992 COA alumna who lives in Northeast Harbor, will discuss her processes, career, inspiration from […]


Collecting fine art and building top collections: McCullagh to appear on Bar Harbor campus Thursday with “The Private Collector and the Curator” BAR HARBOR, MAINE —  Suzanne Folds McCullagh, a leading expert in the field of old master works on paper, will present “The Private Collector and the Curator: Building Drawing Collections in Chicago,” a […]

College of the Atlantic Professor of Botany Nishanta Rajakaruna will conduct geoecological research at the School of Biological Sciences at the North-West University — one of the largest universities in South Africa, at the end of 2014. He had also been invited to teach seminars at the Institute of Natural Sciences of the Ural Federal University, Yekaterinburg, Russia, this year.

Cutting-edge plant science: Rajakaruna invited to do South African research BAR HARBOR, Maine — College of the Atlantic Professor of Botany Nishanta Rajakaruna will conduct geoecological research in South Africa by invitation of a major university there. It’s his second such invitation for 2014; he also has been invited to teach seminars at the Institute […]

A series of five posters  by Hiyasmin Saturay, of Utrecht, The Netherlands, was chosen by Maine State Museum staff for its “visual interest and accessible organization of information,” and will be distributed by the museum to schools, libraries, museums and other cultural institutions throughout Maine and beyond to create further awareness of "Malaga Island, Fragmented Lives," a compelling exhibit pertaining to racial tumult in Maine in the early 20th century.

Art meets history at state capitol Posters by Hyasmin Saturay join a celebrated exhibit depicting troubled Malaga Island BAR HARBOR, Maine — Artwork by a College of the Atlantic student has been selected for a popular traveling Maine State Museum exhibition. The work by Hiyasmin Saturay, of Utrecht, The Netherlands, was chosen by museum staff […]


College reaches out beyond campus; Island Institute adds COA to Distance Learning Technology Grant with $40,000 award


College of the Atlantic professor delivers ‘massive open online course’ BAR HARBOR, Maine — Continuing the school’s tradition of educational innovation, College of the Atlantic Professor of Physics and Mathematics Dr. David Feldman recently completed his — and perhaps Maine’s — first “Massive Open Online Course.” The eight-week course, “Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos,” […]