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Jane Alexander, 2011 Speaker

Saturday, June 4, 2011
"I am thrilled to be coming to speak at the 2011 commencement of the College of the Atlantic. Any college that has as its central focus the study of human ecology is one dear to my heart." - Jane Alexander More >>

Hatchery Hosts USDA, Press

Wednesday, June 1, 2011
The College of the Atlantic's Sustainable Enterprise Hatchery, funded in part by a USDA Rural Development Rural Business Enterprise Grant of $73,501, is hatching ingenuity and a lot more. One student venture, Gourmet Butanol, may help fuel COA. More >>

COA's Solar Electric Vehicle

Wednesday, June 1, 2011
That little Lego-like vehicle running around campus? It's a solar electric car built by COA students in a physics class taught by Anna Demeo. Oh. And it's a truck, also. More >>

Recycled Menagerie on Campus

June 2011 into Spring 2012
Five massive sculptures, welded together from recycled steel reinforcement rods, spikes, and nails, are the work of artist Wendy Klemperer of New York City. More >>

The Rights of Nature

Thursday, May 31, 2011
Does nature have rights? That is the question being posed by Mihnea Tanasescu '06 at the final Human Ecology Forum of the term. More >>

Underwater Shipwreck Images

Friday, May 27, 2011
Hidden among the sponges and barnacles in the waters off MDI lie many a human story. Shards of pottery, heavy wooden beams, and even entire ship hulls are strewn over the seabed. Zach Whalen is photographing these haunting images for his senior project. More >>

The Kindness Project

Friday, May 27, 2011
A man gives a woman a jacket, a woman smiles at strangers, a student is handed cab fare home, a little boy speaks about how he refrained from laughing at a friend. These acts of kindness are chronicled as audio pieces for Brooke Welty's senior project. More >>

Hynes' 'Contrapposto' Staged

Thursday - Saturday, May 26 - 28, 2011
Contrapposto,' n. 1. an artistic stance; 2. an original play about art, artists, and the relation between love and creativity, written and directed by Alicia Hynes '11 (aka Leonardo) for her senior project. On the boards at Gates this week. More >>

Red Sky's Share the Harvest Benefit

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Share the Harvest ensures that fresh, local, healthy produce is not just for the affluent, but offering vouchers to Beech Hill Farm. On Wednesday, May 25, when Red Sky shares its local food with diners, it will share proceeds with Share the Harvest. More >>

An Environmentalist on Nuclear Power

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
An environmentalist advocates for nuclear power as a hedge against the ongoing issues of climate change. More >>

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