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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 …

Down East: A Maritime History of Maine

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on March 07, 2014, at 11:27 a.m.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 4:10 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. Location: College of the Atlantic, McCormick Lecture Hall, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: John Visvader; 207-288-5015; news.coa.edu/2014/03/07/down-east-a-maritime-history-of-maine/ Author Lincoln Paine will speak to COA’s Human Ecology Forum on Tuesday, March 11 at 4:10 pm about Down East: …

Interfaith Love Symposium

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on March 07, 2014, at 10:22 a.m.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 7 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: College of the Atlantic, Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: Nick Jenei; 207-801-5672; news.coa.edu/2014/03/03/interfaith-love-symposium/ Join College of the Atlantic’s Student Life on Saturday, March 8 for “Tell Me the Story of …
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Living the Extreme on Mount Desert Rock

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on March 07, 2014, at 10:11 a.m.
On a clear day standing anywhere on Mount Desert Rock (MDR), distant islands and mountains may speckle the horizon – the only indication that civilization is even somewhat nearby. The isolation of “the Rock” is what makes it invaluable as College of the Atlantic’s (COA) field research station, but it’s …
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Wilderness First Responder Course

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on March 07, 2014, at 10:04 a.m.
The definitive wilderness course in medical training, leadership, and critical thinking for outdoor, low-resource, and remote professionals and leaders will be held at College of the Atlantic from March 16 – 22, 2014, starting at 8 am each day. The course is being facilitated by Wilderness Medical Associates and hosted …
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College of the Atlantic students search for amphibians at night with biologist Stephen Ressel, PhD. Photo by Sune Anderson.

College of the Atlantic’s Test-Optional Admissions Policy Validated by National Study

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on March 05, 2014, at 5:39 p.m.
BAR HARBOR, ME—Thomas J. Watson Fellows, Goldwater scholars, and graduate students at such prestigious institutions as the Fletcher School at Tufts, and Oxford, Duke, and Stanford universities, are all recent College of the Atlantic graduates who share more than an education. All were admitted to COA without submitting either SAT …

Japanese National Debate Team to Visit College of the Atlantic

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Feb. 28, 2014, at 9:18 a.m.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 7 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center, College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: Jamie McKown; 207-801-5718; news.coa.edu/2014/02/27/japanese-national-debate-team-to-visit-coa/ There will be a public debate between the Japanese National Debate Team and “Team COA” on the …

Japanese National Debate Team to Visit College of the Atlantic

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Feb. 28, 2014, at 9:14 a.m.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 7 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center, College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: Jamie McKown; 207-801-5718; news.coa.edu/2014/02/27/japanese-national-debate-team-to-visit-coa/ There will be a public debate between the Japanese National Debate Team and “Team COA” on the …
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College of the Atlantic Receives Donation from David Rockefeller

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Feb. 28, 2014, at 9:08 a.m.
The $589,300 start-up grant will make COA’s Peggy Rockefeller Farms self-sustainable MOUNT DESERT ISLAND, ME – College of the Atlantic (COA) has received a $589,300 grant from David Rockefeller as seed funding for Peggy Rockefeller Farms, one of the college’s laboratories for understanding and experimenting with the human ecology of …
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College of the Atlantic Partners with New York Harbor School

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Feb. 08, 2014, at 10:47 a.m.
The collaboration will enhance ecological education in New York City. BAR HARBOR, ME – College of the Atlantic (COA) has received a $134,000 grant from the One Year Fund to develop a partnership with the New York Harbor School (NYHS). The grant will aid in improving applied science education and …

The Great Mountain, The Great River, and the Great Northwoods

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Feb. 07, 2014, at 1:05 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 4:10 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. Location: College of the Atlantic, McCormick Lecture Hall, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: John Visvader; 207-288-5015; news.coa.edu/2014/02/07/the-great-mountain-the-great-river-and-the-great-northwoods/ Writer and professor Hans M. Carlson will speak to College of the Atlantic’s Human Ecology Forum on Tuesday, February 18 …
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Adopt A Whale for Valentine’s Day

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Feb. 07, 2014, at 11:48 a.m.
BAR HARBOR, ME – Red is the color typically associated with Valentine’s Day, but College of the Atlantic is offering a “green” Valentine alternative to the traditional chocolates and flowers. Adopt a Whale in your sweetheart’s name and the researchers at Allied Whale, the marine mammal research laboratory at COA, …

Human Ecology Forum on Patagonia

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Feb. 06, 2014, at 4:20 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 4:10 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. Location: College of the Atlantic, McCormick Lecture Hall, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: John Visvader; 207-288-5015; news.coa.edu/2014/02/04/human-ecology-forum-on-patagonia/ On Tuesday, February 11 at 4:10 pm, College of the Atlantic student Rory Curtin will talk to the college’s Human …
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College of the Atlantic Blum Gallery Exhibit: Lindsay Mercer ’15

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Jan. 23, 2014, at 7:53 a.m.
The Ethel H. Blum Gallery will be exhibiting Work by Lindsay Mercer ’15 now through January 31, 2014, from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. The pieces in this show are a connection between the science of carefully creating materials and the artistic expression of creating visual images. …
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Community Connections Program Needs Local Families

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Jan. 22, 2014, at 2:36 p.m.
College of the Atlantic’s Community Connections Program pairs international students with families to help engage in communal activities MOUNT DESERT ISLAND, ME – College of the Atlantic’s Community Connections Program (CCP) is looking for local families who are interested in establishing ties with the college’s international students. CCP is a …
Photo courtesy Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Gulf of Maine Research Institute CEO to Present at COA

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Jan. 17, 2014, at 12:06 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 4:10 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. Location: College of the Atlantic, McCormick Lecture Hall, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: John Visvader; 207-288-5015; newsworthy.coa.edu/2014/01/gulf-of-maine-research-institute-ceo-to-present-at-coa/ Don Perkins will talk to College of the Atlantic’s Human Ecology Forum BAR HARBOR, ME – Don Perkins, President and …

College of the Atlantic and YWCA to Co-Host Bias and Violence Events

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Jan. 17, 2014, at 11:22 a.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Bias and Violence Forum, YWCA Mount Desert Island, 36 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: Anna Carr; 207-288-5008; newsworthy.coa.edu/2014/01/coa-and-ywca-to-co-host-bias-and-violence-events/ A performance and a discussion will focus on how women and girls are especially affected MOUNT DESERT ISLAND, …

College of the Atlantic and YWCA to Co-Host Bias and Violence Events

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on Jan. 17, 2014, at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 7 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Unveiled at College of the Atlantic, Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: Jodi Baker; 201-801-5736; newsworthy.coa.edu/2014/01/coa-and-ywca-to-co-host-bias-and-violence-events/ A performance and a discussion will focus on how women and girls are especially affected …
 
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