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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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Posters by College of the Atlantic student Hiyasmin Saturay, of Utrecht, The Netherlands, were chosen by Maine State Museum staff to be distributed to schools, libraries, museums and other cultural institutions to create further awareness of "Malaga Island, Fragmented Lives," a compelling exhibit pertaining to racial tumult in Maine in the early 20th century.

COA student work selected by Maine State Museum

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 17, 2014, at 3:07 p.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Artwork by a College of the Atlantic student has been selected for a popular traveling Maine State Museum exhibition. The work by Hiyasmin Saturay, of Utrecht, The Netherlands, was chosen by museum staff for its “visual interest and accessible organization of information.” The series of five …
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Island learners to connect to COA resources

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 17, 2014, at 9:46 a.m.
College reaches out beyond campus with $40,000 Distance Learning Technology Grant BAR HARBOR, MAINE — The College of the Atlantic recently received $40,000 as part of a U.S. Department of Agriculture Distance Learning Technology Grant that will help the school install a video conferencing system on campus that connects young …
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Students in David Feldman’s “Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos” course  — a  Massive Open Online Course that drew more than 5,000 students from 90 countries — learned how designs such as “Atractor Poisson Saturne” by Nicolas Desprez are created. Image licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons http://www.chaoscope.org/gallery.htm.

Maine professor teaches chaos to 5,000 students

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 16, 2014, at 3:12 p.m.
College of the Atlantic’s Feldman delivers ‘massive open online course’ BAR HARBOR, Maine — Continuing the school’s tradition of educational innovation, College of the Atlantic Professor of Physics and Mathematics Dr. David Feldman recently completed his — and perhaps Maine’s — first “Massive Open Online Course.” The eight-week course, “Introduction …
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COA professor selected for critical Kyoto Protocol post

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 09, 2014, at 5:35 p.m.
Stabinsky to help evaluate work of fund that finances climate change programs BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Doreen Stabinsky has been appointed to a three-person independent review panel to evaluate overall operations of the UNFCCC Adaptation Fund. Stabinsky, professor of global environmental politics at the College of the Atlantic, is a …
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COA professor selected for critical Kyoto Protocol post

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 09, 2014, at 8:44 a.m.
Stabinsky to help evaluate work of fund that finances climate change programs BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Doreen Stabinsky has been appointed to a three-person independent review panel to evaluate overall operations of the UNFCCC Adaptation Fund. Stabinsky, professor of global environmental politics at the College of the Atlantic, is a …
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Bob Mentzinger, a veteran Maine journalist with experience in nonprofit, educational and progressive groups, will represent College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor.

Mentzinger hired to represent College of the Atlantic

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 07, 2014, at 9:34 a.m.
Veteran journalist brings experience in nonprofit, educational, progressive groups to a campus with an emerging profile in Maine BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Bob Mentzinger has been hired as Public Relations Manager for College of the Atlantic. In his new role, Mentzinger is responsible for managing and promoting the college’s identity …
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Spring Marine Mammal Stranding Response Workshop

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on April 17, 2014, at 4:20 p.m.
Saturday, May 3, 2014 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: College of the Atlantic, McCormick Lecture Hall, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-5644; news.coa.edu/2014/04/17/spring-marine-mammal-stranding-response-workshop/ Allied Whale’s workshop will train volunteers in stranding response for seals and whales BAR HARBOR, ME – Allied Whale, College of the …
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Earth Day Celebration at College of the Atlantic

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on April 11, 2014, at 1:51 p.m.
Saturday, April 26, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: Lilyanna Sollberger; news.coa.edu/media-resources/earth-day-press-kit/ A daylong event focused on alternative transportation will take place on Saturday, April 26 BAR HARBOR, ME – College of the Atlantic (COA) will …
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“Last Writes”: A Reading

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on April 10, 2014, at 11:31 a.m.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 4:10 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: College of the Atlantic, McCormick Lecture Hall, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-5015; news.coa.edu/2014/04/10/last-writes-a-reading/ Poet and art historian Carl Little will speak to COA’s Human Ecology Forum on Tuesday, April 22 at 4:10 pm about “Last …
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Conversations on Living Culture

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on April 10, 2014, at 11:06 a.m.
Monday, April 28, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: College of the Atlantic, Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-801-5736; news.coa.edu/2014/04/10/conversations-on-living-culture/ A College of the Atlantic Human Ecology Forum will revolve around a discussion by Double Edge Theatre Company BAR …
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College of the Atlantic Receives Donation From Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on April 04, 2014, at 10:03 a.m.
The $200,000 grant will aid COA’s Peggy Rockefeller Farms’ Renewable Energy Demonstration Projects MOUNT DESERT ISLAND, ME – College of the Atlantic (COA) has received a $200,000 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations as funding for Renewable Energy Demonstration Projects at Peggy Rockefeller Farms (PRF), one of the college’s …
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College of the Atlantic Professor Wins Fulbright

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on April 02, 2014, at 11:14 a.m.
Heath Cabot awarded Fulbright Scholar Grant in Greece BAR HARBOR, ME – College of the Atlantic (COA) faculty member in anthropology, Heath Cabot, has been awarded a grant from the Fulbright Program to go abroad to conduct research and teach in Athens, Greece. The grant is one of only six …
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College of the Atlantic Receives Donation From Mars Family

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on March 28, 2014, at 1:19 p.m.
The $425,000 grant from Jacomien and Forrest E. Mars, Jr. will be used to update Mount Desert Rock BAR HARBOR, ME – College of the Atlantic (COA) has received a $425,000 grant from Jacomien and Forrest E. Mars, Jr. as funding for major renovations to one of the college’s field …
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Conflict Resolution Expert to Visit College of the Atlantic

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on March 24, 2014, at 2:47 p.m.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:10 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: College of the Atlantic, McCormick Lecture Hall, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-5015; news.coa.edu/2014/03/24/conflict-resolution-expert-to-visit-coa/ Susan Allen will speak to COA’s Human Ecology Forum on Tuesday, April 1 at 4:10 pm about “Georgian-South Ossetian and US-Russian Conflict …
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College of the Atlantic Student Wins Thomas J. Watson Fellowship

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on March 24, 2014, at 10:38 a.m.
Anouk deFontaine ’14 awarded one-year grant for independent study and travel outside the US BAR HARBOR, ME – College of the Atlantic (COA) student Anouk deFontaine ’14 is one of only 44 students nationwide to be awarded the coveted 2014-2015 Watson Fellowship, and will receive funding for a yearlong independent …
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College of the Atlantic’s 24-Hour Challenge Exceeds its Goal

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on March 19, 2014, at 11:58 a.m.
COA’s second annual fundraising blitz raised $84,295.51 BAR HARBOR, ME – A donor to College of the Atlantic offered a challenge – collect 642 gifts in 24 hours and receive $24,000 – and by 11:59 pm on Tuesday, March 4, COA had met and exceeded that challenge. In total, the …
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Sustainability Leadership Program

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on March 19, 2014, at 11:53 a.m.
Jay Friedlander, College of the Atlantic’s Sharpe-McNally Chair of Green and Socially Responsible Business, will be an instructor in the Corporate Sustainability Leadership Program. This innovative program, which will be held April 2-4, 2014, is a partnership between New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility (NHBSR) and the Peter T. Paul …
 
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