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    College of the Atlantic Inspires Human Ecology Model in Japan (Working Waterfront)
    In 2014, a group of residents of the island town of Ōsakikamijima, Japan, invited College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor to help them start a college. The idea began with a small group of people seeking to revitalize their town, introduce new educational ideas, promote a year-round community, and reverse youth flight.
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    Japanese Educators, Officials Visit COA

    A group of Japanese educators and political officials who are planning a new Japanese college based on College of the Atlantic’s interdisciplinary, experiential model will visit COA and Mount Desert Island for three days this month.

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    Human Ecology Lab Takes Root in Japan
    The first courses are held at a proposed new college based on College of the Atlantic’s trans-disciplinary model.