Robert Ballard has found the Titanic and other famous shipwrecks. Now, Ballard’s crew, co-lead by Allison Fundis ’03, are trying to solve one of the 20th century’s greatest mysteries. Fundis is a rising explorer Ballard hopes will eventually take his place. “I feel like Leakey handing it off to Jane Goodall,” he says.
Tim Cole ’88 works with a team of scientists who conduct surveys from aircraft to monitor endangered North Atlantic right whales in the Northeast, providing valuable clues about their location, behavior, health and body condition, and population status.
The Arlington Department of Planning and Community Development has hired Erin Zwirko ’04 as its assistant director. Zwirko’s work will include the development and implementation of land use policies for the town and management of community affairs.
Chase Morrill ’00 and his sister Ashley Morrill Eldridge join The Nite Show with Danny Cashman to discuss starring in Maine Cabin Masters, the wildly successful DIY Network reality show set in the Maine woods.
2005 College of the Atlantic alumna Jacquelyn Gill’s interdisciplinary research on paleoenvironments and the socially engaged nature of her work are highlighted in VICE Motherboard’sHumans of the Yearseries.
The Maine Farmers and Gardeners Association selects artist Arika von Edler ’12’s whimsical illustration of pigs to for their iconic Common Ground Fair poster. It is von Edler’s second time in recent years to create the lead image for the fair.
Reel Pizza Cinerama, the creation of Lisa Burton ’86 and Chris Vincenty ’83, earns the title of Maine’s coolest movie theater with its laid-back vibe, superb film curation, and creative multimedia events.
A new interdisciplinary book from Conservation International Executive Vice President and Chief Scientist Dr. Gregory Stone ’82 makes waves on the West Coast — even garnering an endorsement from famed actor Harrison Ford.
THE QUESTION: How was an entire country convinced that deporting people based on their religion, sexual orientation, political beliefs, or physical ability was acceptable or even necessary? THE RESPONSE: My Summer with Großmutter: I Didn’t Understand What Happened Then; That’s Why I Remember