COA in the news:

  • NEWS
    Hard Data and Human Empathy [Science Magazine]
    A stint in the Russian Far East working to save endangered Siberian tigers and leopards from extinction shows College of the Atlantic President Darron Collins ’92 that biological information and census figures can only go so far without cross-cultural understanding.
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    As Seas Warm, Whales Face New Dangers [New York Times]
    From the top of the six-story lighthouse, water stretches beyond the horizon in every direction. A foghorn bleats twice at 22-second intervals, interrupting the endless chatter of herring gulls. At least twice a day, researchers with College of the Atlantic’s Allied Whale climb steps and ladders and crawl through a modest glass doorway to scan the surrounding sea, looking for the distinctive spout of a whale.
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    This New York River Dumps Millions of Fabric Microfibers Into the Ocean Daily [PBS NEWSHOUR]
    Astounding amounts of plastic are pouring into the sea, according to College of the Atlantic graduate student Abigail Barrows MPhil ’18, co-author of a new, scientific study surveying the entire length of the Hudson River.

Life around campus:

  • NEWS
    Dr. Netta van Vliet Joins COA Faculty
    For new College of the Atlantic anthropology professor Netta van Vliet, Ph.D, wrestling with a good question is often more important and rewarding than finding a firm answer.
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    Sailing Program Connects Students with the Sea
    Utilizing a small fleet of Rhodes 19s, some at College of the Atlantic are gaining new perspectives on the lush natural and cultural heritage of Maine’s Frenchman Bay, while also developing balance within their rigorous academic lives.
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    Maine College Students Shine a Spotlight on Food Service Staff [Farm to Institution]
    “Art of the Dining Hall” profiles the students, regional farmers, faculty, producers, staff, and vendors who contribute to the College of the Atlantic “foodprint” in ways that align with the school’s institutional mission: creating a sustainable food system at COA, writes Sarah Maness ’17.
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    Gear Shop Supports Research Efforts
    College of the Atlantic’s Allied Whale, a pioneering marine mammal research group, launches an online merchandise store to benefit their crucial research projects.

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