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    Looking Back on Nearly 50 Years of Human Ecology
    College of the Atlantic creative writing professor and founding faculty member Dr. Bill Carpenter shares a humorous, heartfelt reflection on the history of the college at the annual Laurel Ceremony for graduating seniors.
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    Laurel Ceremony Features Student and Faculty Reflections

    Three College of the Atlantic seniors share their unique experiences with human ecology at the annual Laurel Ceremony, a gifts and awards event taking place the day before commencement. Their self-designed COA majors have focused on creativity, social justice, literature, and more.

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    Reflecting on the Burden and Gift of Conscious Being
    Is graduation the end, or the beginning? COA Lisa Stewart Chair in Literature and Women’s Studies Karen Waldron examines the COA journey through the lenses of mind and time at the annual Laurel Ceremony for graduating seniors.