The Henry David Thoreau Environmental Leaders Initiative at College of the Atlantic, launching this fall with a $40,000 faculty grant, will cultivate effective advocates for renewable energy and climate change issues.
Is graduation the end, or the beginning? Professor of literature and theory Karen Waldron examines the COA journey through the lenses of mind and time at the annual Laurel Ceremony for graduating seniors.
COA sustainable business professor Jay Friedlander is among Maine Magazine’s 2016 list of 50 Mainers “improving upon strengths rather than focusing on weaknesses, building upon the state’s numerous assets, and finding ways to leverage them to improve the lives of others.”
A collection of works from famous Great Depression photographers that were rejected by the Farm Security Administration and concealed within the Library of Congress for decades are illuminated in a new book by Bill McDowell ’80.
In this episode of WERU’s “Coastal Conversations,” COA W.H. Drury Professor of Ecology and Natural History John Anderson, Meaghan Lyon ’16, and Audra McTague ’19 discuss declining populations of herring and great black-back gull populations and what this change portends for the health of the Gulf of Maine system as a whole.
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In the Practicum in Renewable Energy, students collaborate to design and build a structure or project that makes use of sustainable energy principles. Building a traditional post-and-beam shed to house tractors at COA’s Peggy Rockefeller Farms, shown here, and topping it with solar panels was one such recent project.
Eliza Oldach ’15 is COA’s first Fulbright Student awardee. She will be exploring ecological relationships in coastal marsh and mussel communities off New Zealand’s South Island.