• NEWS
    New Faculty Chair Named in Honor of Alumna
    An endowed faculty position in economics and social sciences honors long-time College of the Atlantic trustee, colleague, and alumna Cody van Heerden, who passed away in 2018 after a battle with ALS. Professor Davis Taylor will be the inaugural holder of the position.
  • NEWS
    New Performing Arts Faculty Chair Established
    The performing arts are getting a boost at College of the Atlantic, with the completion of the Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman Chair in the Performing Arts, a $1.25 million endowed faculty position. Professor Jodi Baker has been named the first COA Woodward-Newman Chair.
  • NEWS
    How A Man Born Into Poverty In Nepal Inspired Thousands Of Children To Finish School [The Telegraph]
    Education pioneer Surya Karki ’16 has been working to transform Nepal’s school system since he was a student at College of the Atlantic, opening his first school in the country in 2015. Since that time, Karki and his charity, United World Schools Nepal, have launched 30 schools, with seven more on the way.


February 27th, 2020

  • Feb
    Riley Thompson '13

    How to Make a Short Film and How I Still Don’t Know

    4:10pm, McCormick Lecture Hall Riley Thompson ’13 joins the College of the Atlantic Human Ecology Forum to explore how, with no prior directing experience, she led a very small team to create a 10-minute, fully animated film on a very tight budget.

April 16th, 2020

  • Apr

    Demystifying Wildland Fire

    4:10pm, McCormick Lecture Hall Matthew Carroll ’99, assistant fire management officer for over 50 national park and forests, joins the College of the Atlantic Human Ecology Forum to share insights from his 20 years as a wildland firefighter, researcher and manager, exploring wildland fire issues in the American West, around the globe, and here in Maine.