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College of the Atlantic professor Nishanta Rajakaruna will lead Rhodora, the research journal of The New England Botanical Club.

College of the Atlantic prof named Rhodora editor

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Aug. 19, 2014, at 3:16 p.m.
College boasts one of region’s top botanists; Rajakaruna to lead research journal of The New England Botanical Club BAR HARBOR, MAINE — College of the Atlantic Professor of Botany Nishanta Rajakaruna has been named editor in chief of Rhodora, the peer-reviewed journal of The New England Botanical Club. The journal, …
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Author and historian Lynn H. Nicholas will speak about the Nazi plunder of vast collections of works of art during World War II on Monday, Aug. 18 at the Thomas Gates Community Center on the College of the Atlantic campus. The talk begins at 5 pm and is free and open to the public.

Nazi art plunder topic of COA event

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Aug. 17, 2014, at 2:13 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Thomas S. Gates Jr. Community Center, College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden St., Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-801-5623; news.coa.edu/2014/08/07/rape-of-europa-author-historian-to-speak-of-nazi-art-plunder-at-coa/ Author/historian Lynn Nicholas to detail how Nazi looting still looms over art world BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Author and …
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From left, College of the Atlantic President Darron Collins, journalist Bill Moyers, philanthropist Polly Guth and Island Institute President Robert Snyder, at Thursday's kickoff of the Fund for Maine Islands, which drew more than 200 people at a private gathering in Seal Cove.

Bill Moyers helps College of the Atlantic, Island Institute launch research partnership

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Aug. 15, 2014, at 10:48 a.m.
BAR HARBOR — More than 200 people helped Island Institute and College of the Atlantic — two coastal Maine institutions with a history of finding sustainability solutions — launch a new partnership at a special event Thursday. “An Evening to Honor Polly Guth and Launch the Fund for Maine Islands,” …
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COA’s business incubator gets national invite

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Aug. 13, 2014, at 5:35 p.m.
Rice University links to The Hatchery, a College of the Atlantic innovation accelerator BAR HARBOR, MAINE — College of the Atlantic has been invited to become a founding member of the University Network of Incubators and Accelerators, in recognition of its project called The Hatchery. The network — supported by …
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COA business incubator earns national invitation

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Aug. 12, 2014, at 5:09 p.m.
Rice University links to The Hatchery, a College of the Atlantic innovation accelerator BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Recognized as one of the first college business ventures of its kind, College of the Atlantic has been invited to become a founding member of the University Network of Incubators and Accelerators, in …
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College of the Atlantic welcomes alumna Jennifer Judd-McGee, an internationally recognized mixed-media artist, for a community-focused event pertaining to her ambitious new installation, “Rows & Rows: Community, Pattern, and Landscape.” Judd-McGee (’92), of Northeast Harbor, will offer a hands-on collage and assemblage “art lab” using found and recycled materials, from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, in the Ethel H. Blum Gallery. The all-ages event is free and open to the public.

Artist offers hands-on ‘art lab’ at COA

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Aug. 12, 2014, at 11:36 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Ethel H. Blum Gallery, College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden St., Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-801-5623; news.coa.edu/2014/06/13/summer-2014-events-at-college-of-the-atlantic/ Final in a series of “Rows & Rows” community events by COA alumna Judd-McGee BAR HARBOR, MAINE — College of the …
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Members of the College of the Atlantic class of 2014 celebrate outside Kaelber Hall on the Bar Harbor campus in June. Princeton Review recently named the school "one of the best institutions in the country for undergraduate education."

COA on six Top 20 lists in latest Princeton Review survey

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Aug. 11, 2014, at 3:58 p.m.
Princeton Review ranks College of the Atlantic on Top 20 lists along with Bowdoin, Stanford, Haverford. BAR HARBOR, Maine — College of the Atlantic is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the Princeton Review. In its 2015 edition of “The Best 379 Colleges,” Princeton Review …
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Two College of the Atlantic alumni with key roles on the hit cable television show “North Woods Law” will speak about their experience producing and starring in the show in the latest free weekly Coffee & Conversation forum, 9 a.m., Tuesday. Aug 12.

‘Wild animals and wild people’ at COA talk on ‘North Woods Law’

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Aug. 08, 2014, at 9:44 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Deering Common Community Center, College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden St., Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-801-5625; news.coa.edu/2014/06/13/summer-2014-events-at-college-of-the-atlantic/ ‘North Woods Law’ grew from College of the Atlantic roots BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Two College of the Atlantic alumni with …
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Families are invited to visit the farm for a morning of kid-friendly activities, food, animals, games and information about COA farms at Family Fun Day — a first-ever College of the Atlantic event that’s free and open to the public. The event, 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 7, will feature farm life at Peggy Rockefeller Farms, 125-acres of farm and conservation land the college acquired in 2010. The farm raises animals, including sheep and chickens, and crops such as onions, garlic, potatoes, and peas.

COA opens farm for Family Fun Day

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Aug. 04, 2014, at 5:31 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Peggy Rockefeller Farms at College of the Atlantic, Crooked Road and Norway Drive, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-801-5625; wp.me/pj41E-3qb BAR HARBOR, MAINE — A bounce house, ice cream, and horse-drawn carriage rides will be just some of the …
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College of the Atlantic alumna Jennifer Judd-McGee ('92), an internationally recognized mixed-media artist, will offer a hands-on collage and assemblage “art lab” using found and recycled materials, from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, in the Ethel H. Blum Gallery. The all-ages event is free and open to the public.

“Art lab” with recycled materials at COA

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Aug. 04, 2014, at 5:21 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Ethel H. Blum Gallery , College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden St., Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-801-5626; wp.me/pj41E-3qn Final in a series of “Rows & Rows” community events by COA alumna Judd-McGee BAR HARBOR, MAINE — College of …
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Roshni Mangar ‘15, is a College of the Atlantic student and 2014 INBRE participant who studied the effects of pro-oxidant chemicals on the development of zebrafish while on an INBRE-funded fellowship at MDIBL this summer. “The experience has definitely provided me with knowledge and skills that would aid with furthering my education,” Mangar said.

COA, MDI Bio Lab: $18.4M grant will reverse Maine brain drain

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Aug. 04, 2014, at 8:55 a.m.
A powerful partnership in scientific research; College of the Atlantic lauds $18.4M workforce training grant at MDI Biological Laboratory today BAR HARBOR, Maine — The receipt of $18.4 million in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health to MDI Biological Laboratory represents “reverse brain drain” that will strengthen biomedical …
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Roshni Mangar ‘15, is a College of the Atlantic student and 2014 INBRE participant who studied the effects of pro-oxidant chemicals on the development of zebrafish while on an INBRE-funded fellowship at MDI Biological Laboratories. “The experience has definitely provided me with knowledge and skills that would aid with furthering my education,” Mangar said.

MDIBL event today highlights ‘reverse brain drain’

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Aug. 04, 2014, at 8:49 a.m.
A powerful partnership in scientific research; College of the Atlantic lauds $18.4M workforce training grant at MDI Biological Laboratory today BAR HARBOR, Maine — The receipt of $18.4 million in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health to MDI Biological Laboratory represents “reverse brain drain” that will strengthen biomedical …
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Jay Friedlander, founder of the Sustainable Business Program and the inaugural Sharpe-McNally Chair of Green and Socially Responsible Business at College of the Atlantic, is making his second visit to Japan this year: He gave the keynote address at the Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment in Osaka on June 12 with a talk centered on creating abundance simultaneously for enterprise, society, and the environment.

COA prof off to Japan for Harvard forum

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 31, 2014, at 3:25 p.m.
TOKYO — Jay Friedlander has been invited by the Harvard Project on Asian and International Relations to speak at its 2014 conference. At the Aug. 22-26 event in Tokyo, Friedlander will join a panel to address “Movements in Energy and Environment that Aim to Increase Quality of Life.” The Harvard …
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Ashley Bryan holds his print, “Sally Tea Cup” created for an upcoming compendium volume published by the London Children’s Museum.

Ashley Bryan show shines with COA assistance

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 30, 2014, at 5:08 p.m.
College of the Atlantic alumni, faculty design exhibit for celebrated Islesford artist ISLESFORD, Maine — An exhibit for one of Maine’s most celebrated artists was designed and conceptualized with the help of College of the Atlantic alumni and faculty. “A Visit with Ashley Bryan,” on display at Acadia National Park’s …
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Linnea Harrold ‘15, the program’s first intern, began her 10-week experience June 16. Harrold, of Sutton Mills, N.H., observes MDI Hospital physicians and nurse practitioners across a variety of specialties, and has the opportunity to discuss patient encounters on a daily basis. She meets weekly to evaluate and discuss her experience with Dr. Edward Gilmore, MD, MACP, a cardiologist and director of the program; and Betsy Corrigan, nurse educator.

COA, MDI Hospital forge new internship program

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 29, 2014, at 9 a.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Mount Desert Island Hospital and College of the Atlantic launched a unique internship program this summer that offers COA students the chance to experience the world of rural medicine firsthand. Linnea Harrold ‘15, the program’s first intern, began her 10-week experience June 16. Harrold observes MDI …
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Genome research reviewed at College of the Atlantic

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 28, 2014, at 1:57 p.m.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Deering Common Community Center, College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden St., Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-801-5625; news.coa.edu/2014/06/23/coffee-and-conversation-series-begins-july-1/ Cutting-edge science; Rosenthal, Katona to speak on the latest in regenerative medicine BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Former College of the Atlantic …
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BAR HARBOR — Jennifer Judd-McGee and gallery owner Cody van Heerden will discuss Judd-McGee’s “Rows & Rows: Community, Pattern, and Landscape” during a presentation Monday on the campus of College of the Atlantic.
 
Judd-McGee, an internationally recognized mixed-media artist and 1992 COA alumna who lives in Northeast Harbor, will discuss her processes, career, inspiration from the natural world, and the idea of community in a talk with COA trustee and art gallery owner Cody van Heerden.

The program is 5 p.m. Monday, July 28 at the Thomas S. Gates Jr. Community Center. Van Heerden is co-owner of Artemis Gallery in Northeast Harbor.

“Rows & Rows” art talk tonight at COA

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 28, 2014, at 8:52 a.m.
Monday, July 28, 2014 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Thomas S. Gates Jr. Community Center, College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden St., Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-5015; wp.me/pj41E-3pz BAR HARBOR — Jennifer Judd-McGee and gallery owner Cody van Heerden will discuss Judd-McGee’s “Rows & Rows: Community, Pattern, …
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 Suzanne Folds McCullagh, a leading expert in the field of old master works on paper, will present “The Private Collector and the Curator: Building Drawing Collections in Chicago,” a College of the Atlantic Presidential Lecture in the Arts, on Thursday.

Leading national art curator Thursday at COA

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 23, 2014, at 8:38 a.m.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Thomas S. Gates Jr. Community Center, College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden St., Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-801-5625; news.coa.edu/2014/06/13/summer-2014-events-at-college-of-the-atlantic/ Leading curator to deliver Presidential Lecture on collecting fine art and building top collections BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Suzanne …
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Jennifer Judd-McGee and will discuss her “Rows & Rows: Community, Pattern, and Landscape” exhibit during a presentation Monday on the campus of College of the Atlantic.

COA art figures to discuss inspiration of nature

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 22, 2014, at 4:40 p.m.
Monday, July 28, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Ethel H. Blum Gallery, College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden St., Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-801-5844; wp.me/pj41E-3nk BAR HARBOR — Jennifer Judd-McGee and gallery owner Cody van Heerden will discuss Judd-McGee’s “Rows & Rows: Community, Pattern, and Landscape” …
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Top national art curator to speak at COA

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 21, 2014, at 1:52 p.m.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Thomas S. Gates Jr. Community Center, College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden St., Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-801-5625; news.coa.edu/2014/06/13/summer-2014-events-at-college-of-the-atlantic/ Leading curator to deliver Presidential Lecture on collecting fine art and building top collections BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Suzanne …
 
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