Articles by Bob Mentzinger

 
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Marius Nicolas '15 brought his experience in making do with what one has to his work-study job as a bicycle mechanic.

COA student group pedals red-tire ‘revolution’

By Bob Mentzinger on Oct. 06, 2014, at 11:40 a.m.
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COA, Healthy Acadia to celebrate heirloom apples at Woodlawn Museum in Ellsworth

By Bob Mentzinger on Oct. 02, 2014, at 8:44 a.m.
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Japanese gardens, culture at COA

By Bob Mentzinger on Oct. 01, 2014, at 3:50 p.m.
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Allied Whale intern Keri Smith played a key role in freeing an entangled 40-foot humpback whale. Her photos matched those of a whale named Spinnaker in the Allied Whale database, spurring a rapid, successful response.

Allied Whale played key role in rescue of snared whale

By Bob Mentzinger on Sept. 26, 2014, at 4:22 p.m.
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Ella Samuel ‘16 will present “Conservation in Action: Fieldwork in the Arctic and the Pacific Northwest” at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, in the McCormick Lecture Hall at College of the Atlantic. As with all Human Ecology Forums, her talk is free and open to the public.

COA student to outline Arctic conservation challenges

By Bob Mentzinger on Sept. 26, 2014, at 2:09 p.m.
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Jennifer Militello

Poets to lure strong emotions at COA series

By Bob Mentzinger on Sept. 25, 2014, at 12:08 p.m.
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Taking part in a group discussion and orientation at the Samso Energy Academy, from left, are Samso Energy Academy Director Soren Hermansen; Zak Kendall, of New Sharon, Maine; Sam Saltonstall, of Peaks Island, Maine; and Wade Lyman, of Mt. Desert, Maine.

COA students in Denmark eye energy solutions for Maine islands

By Bob Mentzinger on Sept. 23, 2014, at 3:32 p.m.
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Soren Hermansen, director of the Samso Energy Academy in Denmark, tells COA students and Maine islanders how Samso Island received international recognition for leading the world in sustainable alternative energy, producing 10% more than its 6,000 residents use each year. Hermansen, a native islander, spearheaded his community’s efforts to become energy independent.

COA students in Denmark eye energy solutions for Maine islands

By Bob Mentzinger on Sept. 23, 2014, at 12:07 p.m.
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As he welcomes them into his home, artist Ashley Bryan offers College of the Atlantic students from Nancy Andrews' Advanced Projects class push-pull toys to play with and examine.

Ashley Bryan exhibit to be displayed at COA’s Blum Gallery in Oct.

By Bob Mentzinger on Sept. 22, 2014, at 5:09 p.m.
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‘A Quaker approach to academic study’ at COA

By Bob Mentzinger on Sept. 19, 2014, at 9:50 a.m.
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COA prof, students influence major UN climate summit

By Bob Mentzinger on Sept. 18, 2014, at 2:24 p.m.
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Students prepare a meal using food gleaned from the waste stream Sunday as part of the Peach House Café.

COA Peach House Café turns food waste into gourmet social occasion

By Bob Mentzinger on Sept. 15, 2014, at 10:08 a.m.
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The incoming College of the Atlantic Class of 2018  hears about "Perspectives on Human Ecology" from professors Karen Waldron and David Feldman, Monday on the campus in Bar Harbor.

College of the Atlantic opens with state’s highest ratio of international students

By Bob Mentzinger on Sept. 08, 2014, at 3:08 p.m.
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Ambassador Donald P. Gregg will speak at a Human Ecology Forum Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 4:10 p.m. in the McCormick Lecture Hall at College of the Atlantic. His Human Ecology Forum talk will deal with the ongoing international turmoil presented by North Korea and opportunities for the U.S. to normalize relations.
The talk is free and open to the public.

Ambassador Don Gregg to speak at COA

By Bob Mentzinger on Sept. 02, 2014, at 8:51 a.m.
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Ambassador Donald P. Gregg will speak in Bar Harbor on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 4:10 p.m. in the McCormick Lecture Hall. 
His Human Ecology Forum talk will deal with the ongoing international turmoil presented by North Korea and opportunities for the U.S. to normalize relations. The talk is free and open to the public.

Ambassador Don Gregg to speak at COA

By Bob Mentzinger on Sept. 01, 2014, at 11:40 a.m.
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Washington Monthly puts College of the Atlantic in Top 100

By Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 27, 2014, at 11:21 a.m.
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Washington Monthly puts College of the Atlantic in Top 100

By Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 26, 2014, at 5:13 p.m.
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Members of COA's Earth in Brackets are pictured taking part in a UN forum in Durban, South Africa, in 2011.

COA undergraduates attend U.N. climate forum in Venezuela

By Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 25, 2014, at 3:46 p.m.
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Magazine: Bar Harbor a top U.S. college town

By Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 21, 2014, at 4:35 p.m.
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“Jamie Wyeth: Get Into Reality” is the topic of a Champlain Society discussion tonight at College of the Atlantic by the show’s curator, Dr. Elliot Bostwick Davis.

Wyeth’s retrospective dissected at COA forum tonight

By Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 20, 2014, at 2:18 p.m.