• Research Associates


    Research associates are researchers collaborating with COA faculty and staff...

  • Field Botany


    Under the expert guidance of California Polytechnic State University Associate Professor of Plant Biology Nishanta (“Nishi”) Rajakaruna , students will...


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    Edible Botany Field Trip

    Professor Nishanta “Nishi” Rajakaruna’s Edible Botany class took a field trip to visit herbalist Deb Soule, at Avena Botanicals in Rockport, Maine. It was a great opportunity to see botanical knowledge in action and to learn about medicinal plants.


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    Metal Release From Serpentine Soils in Sri Lanka
    College of the Atlantic faculty member Nishanta Rajakaruna ’94 has published a new article for Environmental Monitoring and Assessment.
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    More Academic Publications From COA Botany Professor
    Dr. Nishanta Rajakaruna has four publications and two international academic trips in the works.