• May 12
    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.
  • May 6
    College of the Atlantic TA Cox Chair in Studio Arts Nancy Andrews is the winner of the Ellis-Beauregard Fellowship in the Visual Arts, netting a $25,000 award and an exhibit at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art.
  • May 4
    College of the Atlantic’s student-run food access program collaborates with regional food security efforts to get fresh food to community members in need.
  • April 28
    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.
  • April 27
    A private college in Bar Harbor is the latest that plans to require students and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 this fall. The 350-student College of the Atlantic said that those working and studying on campus in the fall will be subject to the vaccination requirement once COVID-19 vaccines gain full approval from the federal Food and Drug Administration.
  • April 26
    A new report led by College of the Atlantic professor of global environmental politics Doreen Stabinsky examines the science behind “net zero” claims, how they are used to obscure climate inaction, and the role of various actors in promoting these ineffective schemes.
  • April 19
    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.
  • April 13
    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.
  • April 2 Patrick Caron ’23 and Taibatou Bintou Adamou Garba ’22 pitch their social apparel business Mo...
    Two College of the Atlantic students are a step closer to winning $10,000 after successfully pitching Move Free, their sustainable, social apparel business, on the first round of Greenlight Maine Collegiate Edition, airing on Maine Public. Watch the episode here!
  • March 3
    “Silence,” the new book from College of the Atlantic professor emeritus and founding faculty member Bill Carpenter, examines the bitter legacy of 9/11 through the experiences of a young Iraq war veteran returning home to Maine. “Carpenter has a reputation for shining an unvarnished light of truth into some darker subjects, and ‘Silence’ is his most ambitious endeavor yet.”