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In the news:

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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.”
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    College of the Atlantic students take part in global climate strike [WABI TV5]

    College of the Atlantic’s environmental activism group Earth in Brackets and Mount Desert Island High School’s Eco Team join up to bring the annual Fridays for Future strike to Bar Harbor.

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    First Ireland–Canada humpback whale re-sighting [IWDG]
    Humpback whales found in European waters are known to travel north and south along the eastern North Atlantic, but one was unexpectedly found over 2,050 miles nearly due west off the coast of Newfoundland, says College of the Atlantic Allied Whale Photo ID Director Lindsey Jones MPhil ’18.

Around campus:

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    Dr. Julietta Singh to give commencement keynote
    Decolonial scholar and nonfiction writer Julietta Singh will deliver the keynote address at College of the Atlantic’s 50th commencement ceremony and will receive an honorary Master of Philosophy degree along with Native American Passamaquoddy historian, storyteller, and community leader Donald Soctomah.
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    Students collaborate and connect on musical production
    Introspection, innovation, and a sense of collectivism highlight the experiences of College of the Atlantic students enrolled in Futurity: A Production Monster Course, a three-credit, term-long effort culminating in the staging of a live musical.
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    Busy summer set for COA campus
    Experiential programs for children and high school students, the annual College of the Atlantic Summer Institute, and weekly Coffee & Conversation salons are on tap for COA campus this summer.

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