Barrier-breaking United States Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland will give the keynote address during a hybrid in-person and online commencement ceremony for the College of the Atlantic Class of 2021.
Olivia Paruk ’24 is part of the winning team of the Arctic Opportunity Explorers program, an international collaboration to empower young people to become changemakers in the Arctic through sustainable entrepreneurship. The program is a collaboration between Copenhagen-based climate group Sustainia, five Scandinavian universities, and College of the Atlantic.
College of the Atlantic students explore and update century-old research on Acadia National Park’s most miniscule inhabitants to see what new patterns might be emerging as the Maine Coast feels the effects of climate change.
Budding natural historian Eleanor Gnam ’23 is the recipient of the 2021 Sal Rooney Scholarship from the Downeast Chapter of the Maine Audubon Society. She will spend the summer researching Leach’s storm petrels at the College of the Atlantic Alice Eno Field Research Station.