• April 16 '
    College of the Atlantic Peggy Rockefeller Farms is a vital educational resource, hosting farming and food systems classes, and providing a platform for COA students interested in humane animal husbandry and veterinary medicine.
  • April 9 l
    College of the Atlantic marine mammal research group Allied Whale helps a white-sided dolphin swim away without injury after it becomes stuck on the shores of Mount Desert Island.
  • March 13 l
    The school ranked by The Princeton Review as the number one green college in the U.S. has announced plans for a new campus center that will be built to the German Passivhaus standard, a rigorous, voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building which reduces its overall ecological footprint.
  • April 22 -

    Student editors with College of the Atlantic Bateau Press head to Portland to sell their in-house literary magazine, Bateau, and the winning chapbooks from their annual competition. The 2017 Bateau winner, “Grief is the Only Thing that Flies,” by Laura Wetherington, has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.


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    Reuben Hudson, Ph.D, is passionate about the intersection of chemistry and sustainability, and looks forward to continuing the tradition of green chemistry within the COA curriculum.
  • April 4 Ania Wright '20, left, and Katrine Østerby '21.

    Members of College of the Atlantic’s student delegation to the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change return energized to act at home.


  • March 29 Book lover Halle Smith '20 interns at Feminist Press in New York City

    A lifelong passion for books leads College of the Atlantic student Halle Smith ’20 to an inspiring internship with Feminist Press at City University of New York.


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    College of the Atlantic students in the Human Ecology Abroad in Taiwan course are among the first international visitors to the organic Danshui Cixin Freshwater Farm, where they drink tea, explore bee hives, and share a meal from food harvested on the farm.
  • March 18 Thomas Korstange
    The Downeast Maine Youth Climate Strike gathers students from College of the Atlantic and nearby Mount Desert Island High School to demand immediate and appropriate action against climate change. The midday event mirrors simultaneous strikes and walkouts in more than 2,000 cities worldwide.
  • February 28 i

    In “Environmental Politics for a Changing World: Power, Perspectives, and Practice,” COA professor Doreen Stabinsky draws on her science background and decades of international policy work to teach students how to engage in local and global politics.