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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 […]

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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), […]


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 […]

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President Darron Collins ’92 discussed COA’s four pillars of education, climate change, and the COA community at the Climate Solutions Summit at Unity College last month.  


On Valentine’s Day, COA students gathered in front of Kaebler Hall and danced to demand justice for women. One Billion Rising for Justice is a worldwide call to all who seek an end to violence against women. The action takes place in over 200 countries, bringing together activists from all corners of the globe. The […]

The main house. Photo courtesy Mount Desert Rock: Winter 2014 blog.

On a clear day standing anywhere on Mount Desert Rock (MDR), distant islands and mountains may speckle the horizon – the only indication that civilization is even somewhat nearby. The isolation of “the Rock” is what makes it invaluable as College of the Atlantic’s (COA) field research station, but it’s also become a rite of […]

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World Ocean Journal is a new bi-annual e-magazine on ocean culture, issues, and solutions to today’s ocean issues. In its inaugural issue, COA’s President, Darron Collins, talks to Peter Neill, director of the World Ocean Observatory, about human ecology, ocean issues, and ways in which sustainable disciplines can be implemented on a local level, scaled […]