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    COA alum Abby Plummer MPhil ’16 was awarded the Louis P. Lambert Award in recognition of her outstanding work inspiring students and promoting science education as a 5th-grade teacher. Congratulations, Abby!
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    COA 13’ alum Sarah Wineberg Thorpe recently harvested her first crop of sugar kelp from her new aquaculture operation in Muscongus Bay. Learn more about it here:
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    If you’re looking for an opportunity to get a glimpse of COA, our virtual tour taking place on Sept. 24th at 3 pm EST is a great way to get a feel for our unique approach to academics and the student experience. Please RSVP if you can make it!


  • Hi there! Abby Jo ’21 recently participated in a monster course – here’s what she had to say:

    “A monster course is 3 courses that you have to take together to form a huge, layered “monster” of an experience. Such structure frees up students and professors to direct all their energies for 10 weeks to opportunities that a typical course load doesn’t allow, like long-distance travel and large-scale projects. I had the pleasure of participating in a monster course last winter. During it, we made a short horror film written by our 2   ...