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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 Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 19, 2014, at 3:16 p.m.
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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 Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 17, 2014, at 2:13 p.m.
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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 Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 15, 2014, at 10:48 a.m.
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COA’s business incubator gets national invite

By Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 13, 2014, at 5:35 p.m.
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COA business incubator earns national invitation

By Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 12, 2014, at 5:09 p.m.
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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 Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 12, 2014, at 11:36 a.m.
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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 Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 11, 2014, at 3:58 p.m.
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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 Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 08, 2014, at 9:44 a.m.
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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 Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 04, 2014, at 5:31 p.m.
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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 Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 04, 2014, at 5:21 p.m.
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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 Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 04, 2014, at 8:55 a.m.
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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 Bob Mentzinger on Aug. 04, 2014, at 8:49 a.m.
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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 Bob Mentzinger on July 31, 2014, at 3:25 p.m.
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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 Bob Mentzinger on July 30, 2014, at 5:08 p.m.
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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 Bob Mentzinger on July 29, 2014, at 9 a.m.
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Genome research reviewed at College of the Atlantic

By Bob Mentzinger on July 28, 2014, at 1:57 p.m.
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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 Bob Mentzinger on July 28, 2014, at 8:52 a.m.
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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 Bob Mentzinger on July 23, 2014, at 8:38 a.m.
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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 Bob Mentzinger on July 22, 2014, at 4:40 p.m.
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Top national art curator to speak at COA

By Bob Mentzinger on July 21, 2014, at 1:52 p.m.