• September 4
    College of the Atlantic is among top colleges and universities offering the best sustainability-focused courses, eco-friendly cafeteria provisions, and carbon-neutral land and energy policies, as well as the most opportunities to engage with the climate justice movement.
  • August 16 Still from In the Body of the Sturgeon, 2017, by Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley
    Renowned video artists Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley are the inaugural College of the Atlantic Kippy Stroud Artists-in-Residence. They’ll spend a month in the COA Ethel H. Blum Gallery exploring new and future work and welcoming the community into their process.
  • August 12
    For everyone who lives on land, the planet’s dangerously warmed future is already here, according to the United Nations-led Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Complex political issues and deep concerns from the world’s developing nations highlight the panel’s latest report, says College of the Atlantic global environmental politics professor Doreen Stabinsky.
  • August 5
    COA is in the top 20 among the nation’s colleges and universities for LGBTQ-friendliness, campus food, active governance, and schools where students study the most, according to The Princeton Review’s “Best 385 Colleges” Guide for 2020.
  • July 29 College of the Atlantic President Darron Collins ‘92 celebrates the announcement of the sch...
    The Broad Reach Campaign for College of the Atlantic’s Future will endow new student scholarships, create state-of-the-art, environmentally sustainable academic and residential spaces, and support COA’s transition to a fossil fuel-free campus. The biggest fundraising drive in the school’s history has already raised $41 million in gifts and pledges.
  • July 17
    Beekeeping and sugarmaking are in the spotlight for summer fellows in an applied-research program pairing undergraduates with Maine honey and syrup producers to develop original projects on key industry issues.
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    Youth led by College of the Atlantic students seeking a Green New Deal for Maine speak with a poignant mix of idealism and realism about the damaged world they are inheriting.
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    College of the Atlantic students lead the way to a greener future by collaborating with middle school, high school, and college students from around the state to form the new group, Maine Youth for Climate Justice.
  • August 13
    Robert Ballard has found the Titanic and other famous shipwrecks. Now, Ballard’s crew, co-lead by Allison Fundis ’03, are trying to solve one of the 20th century’s greatest mysteries. Fundis is a rising explorer Ballard hopes will eventually take his place. “I feel like Leakey handing it off to Jane Goodall,” he says.
  • July 22
    College of the Atlantic becomes the first U.S. college to sign on to the Post-Landfill Action Network’s #breakfreefromplastic campus pledge, committing to eliminate all single-use disposable plastics.