• NEWS
    DNA testing sheds light on the vast, mysterious world of heirloom apples [Portland Press Herald]
    Genetic testing is helping identify older varieties of Maine apples, and may promise more delicious, more diverse fruit in our future. COA professor Todd Little-Siebold and Laura Sieger ’16 are contributing to the project.
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    Millard Dority at COA: 51 years and counting [Islander]
    A teenage misfit with hair down to his waist, Millard Dority joined COA in 1970, two years before students would arrive. Decades later, he’s become “a living archive of COA,” president Darron Collins ’92 says, embodying the college’s mission, integral to its operations, and passing on practical knowledge to generations of students.
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    Kaelber Remembered as Remarkable Leader
    College of the Atlantic founding president Ed Kaelber is remembered as a kind, bright soul with infectious optimism, brilliant interpersonal skills, and uncommon wisdom. He set the college on a solid path forward during its crucial first years, and continued to influence its success until his death at age 94.