The COA George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History is completely transformed for the Acadia National Park Centennial, with exhibits showcasing the historic and contemporary collaboration of the park and the college.
The longtime Wild Gardens devotees and volunteers join for a special evening of readings from their new book about the remarkable, 55-year-old garden, which is home to over 400 indigenous plant species. COA and Friends of Acadia host a reception in COA’s Beatrix Farrand Garden following this Acadia Centennial event.
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 springtime journey to a lively annual gathering of natural science aficionados by six students and their professors brings great opportunities for peer-to-peer networking, context building, and research inspiration.
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.
Fatherhood is challenging. It requires the intuition of a teacher, the skills of a dog trainer, and an open mind because this other person is in the active process of becoming, and who or what that means is unknowable.
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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Ursa Beckford ’17 plays bagpipes while on a trip to the mountains of Dhanaulti, India. Beckford, a member of COA’s Council of Foreign Affairs, designed a 10-week residency in India to study Hindi and explore issues surrounding the Kashmir conflict. His expedition was funded by a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
Students participate in a clam flat survey in Frenchman Bay.
COA’s Beech Hill Farm is a working, sustainable, organic farm providing fresh produce for the COA campus and local customers.