• 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.”
  • February 24
    I Like Tomorrow, a sci-fi comedy musical that combines live-action and animation, is the latest offering from College of the Atlantic TA Cox Chair in Studio Arts Nancy Andrews, in collaboration with Jennifer Reeder. The film premieres online at the Portland International Film Festival.
  • February 24
    Performer, choreographer, and writer Okwui Okpokwasili and her partner and collaborator Peter Born will spend a month on the College of the Atlantic campus creating art and interacting with the community as part of an innovative partnership with The Marion Boulton “Kippy” Stroud Foundation and The Fabric Workshop and Museum.
  • February 19
    Wanting to inspire students in a land-locked state to think more about marine life, College of the Atlantic Captain Toby Stephenson delivers a Minke whale skeleton from Bar Harbor, Maine to the Bisbee Science Lab in Arizona.
  • February 1
    Two College of the Atlantic students will pitch a sustainable athletic wear business and compete for a $10,000 prize on the televised Greenlight Maine Collegiate Business Pitch Competition.
  • January 25
    A teenage misfit with hair down to his waist, Millard Dority joined COA in 1970, two years before students would arrive. Decades later, he’s become “a living archive of COA,” president Darron Collins ’92 says, embodying the college’s mission, integral to its operations, and passing on practical knowledge to generations of students.
  • January 21
    After launching the trimester with COVID-19 testing and quarantines, the COA community is all hands on deck toward creating a successful, safe learning environment this winter.
  • January 21
    Paleoecologist Jacquelyn Gill ’05 is named a 2020 Friend of the Planet for her “extraordinary” research, outreach, and education on climate change.
  • January 18
    COA James Russell Wiggins Chair in Government and Polity Jamie Mckown explores conspiracy theories and the attack on the US Capitol.