COA in the news:

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    These 5 Colleges are Green Year-Round, Not Just on Earth Day [USA Today]

    Instead of just pushing students to recycle and take shorter showers or use just one paper towel here and there, a number of schools have made deeper commitments to being green — including plans to cut down fossil fuel usage, increase spending on local and organic food and teach about sustainability.

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    Students See Promise in Careers in the Business of Sustainability [Press Herald]
    “Everything we work on is involved in the community. It isn’t theoretical, but real,” Spencer Gray ’17 tells the Portland Press Herald. Many College of the Atlantic students like Gray self-direct their studies, and there are ample opportunities for collaborations with other students and the one-on-one interactions with professors that small colleges afford.

Life around campus:

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    Share the Harvest Launches 2017 Season

    College of the Atlantic’s farm-based and student-coordinated food access program is now taking applications.

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    Photography Exhibit Occupies the Blum
    The Occupy Wall Street movement, as seen through the lens of photographer Brendon Stuart, is the subject of Project: The 99%, on exhibit at College of the Atlantic’s Ethel H. Blum Gallery.

People and places:

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    Seeking Abundance After the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster [Babson Blogs]
    In 2016, a prototype college program based on College of the Atlantic was created on the island of Ōsakikamijima, Japan, with the first students designing the future college. The Human Ecology Lab in Ōsakikamijima was both a proof of concept and a demonstration of the ways that students could learn through community-based projects in sustainable energy, food systems, design thinking, entrepreneurship and community activism.
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    From Cave to Cave, Pacha Leads the Way
    A horse-drawn carriage journey across France’s “diagonal of emptiness” highlights Emma Burke ’17’s interdisciplinary senior project.

Alumni:

 

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