College of the Atlantic’s fourth-annual 24-Hour Challenge fundraising blitz is slated for Wednesday, Feb. 24. The college is seeking a total of 750 gifts – of any size – over the course of the day to qualify for $24,000 pledged by an anonymous donor. Students, staff, faculty, alumni, parents, community members, and friends are all invited to take part. There is no minimum gift amount - just give what you can!
Fifteen bleary-eyed students from professor Ken Cline’s Intro to the Legal Process class pack into school vans at 5:30 a.m. for a journey to the Maine State House in Augusta. Their access to Maine’s lawmakers is inspiring and memorable.
Our stagnant view of evolution must evolve if we are going to create positive change in the world, according to noted evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson. Building this new foundation for human ecology is the subject of Wilson’s talk at College of the Atlantic’s Human Ecology Forum.
Maine sustainable economies expert Lora Winslow ’03 discusses business sustainability as a tool for addressing climate change and other environmental issues at College of the Atlantic’s Human Ecology Forum.
To gain an international perspective and further her studies on the impacts of the economy on interpersonal and environmental relationships, Laura Berry ’17 spent a term at the University of Glasgow in Scotland.
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The Bar Island Swim is an annual tradition taking place the day before classes start, weather and waves permitting, and is a spirited celebration of the beginning of the academic year.
Students rehearse for a performance of the play “Telephone.”
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.