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    Beech Hill Farm preps for a busy season [Mount Desert Islander]
    The lion of early March is quickly becoming a lamb as 30-degree days become 40-degree days and snow turns into rain. The ground is thawing, and crocuses are peeking up from the soil. All this means the team at College of the Atlantic Beech Hill Farm in Mount Desert has begun preparing for a busy growing season.
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    A Bar Harbor college residential hall is being built with new wood technology [Bangor Daily]
    A new residential hall being built at College of the Atlantic is using a wooden structural design that is becoming more popular because of its environmental benefits, though the manufacture of such wood products has yet to catch on in Maine.
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    Can Congress encourage wiser AI? [Portland Press Herald]
    Oversight will be vital as artificial intelligence systems are marketed to millions, turning citizens and their deliberative powers into products any businesses and politicians can purchase, according to COA professor Gray Cox, author of the forthcoming book, “Smarter Planet vs. Wiser Earth? How Dialogue Can Transform Artificial Intelligence into Collaborative Wisdom.”

Around campus:

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    Student perspectives featured at commencement
    College of the Atlantic’s 50th commencement ceremony features several graduating seniors, with diverse academic interests from economics to Black studies, anthropology, education, art, and the humanities, who will provide a student welcome, perspectives on the student experience, and an introduction to keynote speaker Dr. Julietta Singh. 
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    Love of gulls leads to Goldwater award

    Wriley Hodge ’24, a College of the Atlantic student with a passion for seabirds and the islands they inhabit, is named a Barry Goldwater Scholar, a prestigious, highly selective designation supporting students intending to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics.

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    Internationally renowned artist to install public sculpture
    Acclaimed artist Andy Goldsworthy, known for his environmentally oriented, site-specific installations that span the globe, will create Road Line at College of the Atlantic—his first permanent artwork in the State of Maine. 

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