• February 6
    Life in the World’s Oceans, a new, 30-part video course by College of the Atlantic Steven K. Katona Chair in Marine Sciences Dr. Sean Todd, takes viewers underwater to explore deadly microorganisms, massive marine mammals, and everything in between.
  • January 17
    College of the Atlantic features in U.S. News and World Report’s Short List of top 10 schools for student internship experience, with 100 percent of COA undergraduates completing an off-campus job experience by the time of graduation.
  • January 24
    Data from a massive study using sound-based ocean monitoring methods could help make the case for enhanced protections for endangered North Atlantic right whales, according to whale researcher Dr. Sean Todd, the College of the Atlantic Steven K. Katona Chair in Marine Sciences.
  • January 16
    Coming in at #3, College of the Atlantic W. H. Drury Professor of Ecology and Natural History John G.T. Anderson’s “Why Ecology Needs Natural History” argues that most theoretical breakthroughs are preceded by the kind of deep observational work that has fallen out of vogue in the past half century.
  • January 11
    Fishing culture, family, community, the lobstering business, boatbuilding and more are documented by members of an experiential oral history class at College of the Atlantic.
  • December 1
    Prior to cinching the award for Best Short-Form Breakthrough Series of 2017, film professor Nancy Andrews sat down with Amanda Hill, host of the statewide news program 207, to discuss the making of her prize-winning series, “The Strange Eyes of Dr. Myes.”
  • November 27

    A collection of the most popular Stanford Social Innovation Review articles of 2017 highlighting environmental issues and climate change innovation features a piece on the Abundance Cycle business framework by COA sustainable business guru Jay Friedlander.


  • November 9
    Acclaimed College of the Atlantic film professor Nancy Andrews is the winner of a 2017 Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Short Form Breakthrough Series for her offbeat, sci-fi YouTube show, “The Strange Eyes of Dr. Myes.”
  • October 26
    Upcoming new research into the feeding habits of baleen whales in the Gulf of Maine – one of the fastest-warming bodies of water on the planet – could shed light on impacts of climate change on oceans worldwide.
  • October 2
    From the top of the six-story lighthouse, water stretches beyond the horizon in every direction. A foghorn bleats twice at 22-second intervals, interrupting the endless chatter of herring gulls. At least twice a day, researchers with College of the Atlantic’s Allied Whale climb steps and ladders and crawl through a modest glass doorway to scan the surrounding sea, looking for the distinctive spout of a whale.