Over the next few weeks, students from College of the Atlantic will be trekking across ice covered lakes and bushwhacking over frozen marshes on behalf of Acadia National Park. They’re on the trail of one of the park’s most fearsome predators.
TOPto TOP, a historic, global sailing expedition documenting the erosive effects of climate change, stops by College of the Atlantic to drop off ocean water samples and temperature data collected during their trip to the Northwest Passage.
Two teams of students, including [Re]Produce from College of the Atlantic, win the college track of the Maine Food System Innovation Challenge with plans to create businesses that would divert wasted food into usable products.
The role that openness plays in the learning process and the unique educational philosophy embraced at College of the Atlantic are touched on by COA President Darron Collins ’92 as part of a holiday-themed Maine Public Radio series, “Voices of Giving.”
U.S. colleges and universities are increasingly deploying solar arrays and other forms of renewable energy. At College of the Atlantic, one focus is on teaching students how to participate in local, renewable energy economies, from the ground up.
College of the Atlantic Chair of Government and Polity Jamie Mckown joins associates from Bowdoin College and The Wall Street Journal on Maine Public Radio to discuss 2016 campaign messaging, voter turnout, and why we can likely expect a long night on election day.
To celebrate their third annual Discarded Resources Audit, students at College of the Atlantic are teaming up to collect trash all around campus in hopes of educating their peers on the importance of waste management.
Climate change is largely responsible for cruise ships’ new ability to traverse the Northwest Passage, and this may be especially bad news for local ecosystems, according to College of the Atlantic’s Steven K. Katona Chair in Marine Sciences, Dr. Sean Todd.
College of the Atlantic is ranking high with the Princeton Review. It received a perfect score when it comes to its “green” rating. Those at the college say it is because of hard work from students, staff and faculty.
While most universities welcome students with basic orientation and campus tours, others, like College of the Atlantic, are turning to hiking, sea kayaking and student-designed courses, according to The Guardian.
When Hiromi Nagao, former president of a women’s college in Hiroshima, met College of the Atlantic Professor Jay Friedlander and President Darron Collins at an education conference in 2014, she had no idea how much her home island and Mount Desert Island had in common.