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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In our new How-To series, watch Maya Critchfield ’16 make “yarn” out of plastic bags. This is a creative project to tackle during the colder winter months, and it’s a great way to put all those plastic grocery bags to good use.
Top Delirium researchers are promoting a recent TEDxDirigo talk given by COA’s Nancy Andrews via the ICU Delirium and Cognitive Impairment Study Group website.
Erickson Smith ’15 has delighted us with his musical talents for years – at Community Talent Shows, at Open Mic night on campus – and now his album, Outside Looking In, showcases more than just his musical prowess. “This album was born out of three weeks spent in New Mexico and ten weeks meditating on […]
Check out COA alumnus Eli Mellen’s TEDxDirigo talk about open source community development. Mellen ’11 is a designer and narrative geographer, making systems and spaces that help to foster collaboration and communication. He’s currently exploring how literacy leads to interaction—while simultaneously disrupting notions of what “literacy” is. COA faculty member Nancy Andrews also spoke at […]