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|1744||Window Panes signage|
Window Panes storefront signage during the pandemic encouraging hope and strength for the MDI community.
|1736||White pine stools|
Stools made from a white pine that blew down on campus during the winter. These stools will be used for outdoor gatherings on campus.
|2006||Where the Wild Things Were|
Human Impacts on Wilderness in the Continental United States
|2283||Where Do Gulls Go?|
Herring gulls are found around the world, not only by the sea, despite often being called "seagulls". There is debate over the herring gull's taxonomic status. American ornithologists lump herring gulls in North America and Europe, while European ornithologists split them. They are often described as scavengers, though there is evidence that individual herring gulls specialize on particular food sources (intertidal, aquaculture, ocean, anthropogenic, freshwater). [show more]
|2030||Wasted Food: From Farm to Landfill|
An analysis of wasted food in Maine, its sources and possible solutions
|1712||Vanessa Taylor masked selfie|
Alumnx Vanessa Taylor masked selfie during travel from Maine to Colombia.
|2028||Vanessa Taylor and Micaela Sueldo Glattli|
Vanessa Taylor (alumnx) and Micaela Sueldo Glattli selfies on a airplane traveling from Maine to Colombia.
|2293||Tracking Great White Sharks in the Gulf of Maine|
Acoustic Receivers are monitoring devices that listen for specific sound wavelengths. When these soundwaves are detected a data point is stored and categorized under a unique ID.
|2366||Toxic Manufacturing Plants in the United States|
This story map explores toxic manufacturing plants within the United States and how these plants affect the human communities that surround them. It was created in collaboration with Material Research , a low profit organization which provides affordable contract research to mostly non-profit organizations.
|2045||The Dynamic Forest Cover of Great Duck Island|
Great Duck Island is a 237-acre island 15 km south of Mount Desert Island, Maine. It served as a manned Coast Guard lighthouse post from 1890 until 1986 when it was automated. Sheep grazed the island from the late 19th century until 1951, dramatically impacting the landscape and ecology of the island. In 1985, the Nature Conservancy and the State of Maine gained control of most of the island, collaborating with the College of the Atlantic Eno Research Station to monitor the ecology of the land. [show more]
|2042||The Dorr Museum Collections and their Global Origins|
An exploration of the George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History collections and their origins. The Dorr Museum of Natural History is unique among museums in that its collections have been prepared entirely by students.
|2278||The Arrogance of Space|
How changing physical town infrastructure determines the roads ahead
|1747||The 4th of July, 2020|
A short personal reflection on the fourth of July during Stephanie's summer internship on a farm at the Colorado Rocky Mountain School in Carbondale, CO.
|1734||Tent on the north lawn|
One tent among many being put up around campus to provide the communtiy covered outdoor gathering spaces, as well as spaces for conducting COVID-19 testing.
|2292||Tailings Dams in Brazil|
Past, present, and future risks associated with mining dams
|2015||Students shoveling snow on the red bricks|
Work study students shoveling snow on the red bricks after snow storm.
|2010||Students shoveling snow off the campus ice rink|
COA students shovel snow off the campus ice rink after a snow storm. The campus ice rink is maintained by students.
|2022||Students playing hockey|
Students playing hockey on the campus ice rink.
|2020||Students on the Swans Island Ferry|
Students on the Swans Island Ferry.
|2009||Students gather around campus fire pit|
Students gather around a campus fire pit during a snow day. The fire pits were established during the pandemic to provide outdoor gathering place during the fall and winter.
|2018||Students fixing siding on the Arts and Sciences Building|
Work study students work on the siding of the Arts and Science Building.
|2019||Students fixing siding on the Arts and Sciences Building|
Work study students work alongside Carl Carter (middle), Head of Carpentry, on the siding of the Arts and Science Building.
|2023||Student walking in the Thorndike Library stacks|
Student walking through the Thorndike Library stacks.
|2025||Student picking up their mail on campus|
A student gets their mail at the temporary student mailboxes that were relocated to the dining hall during the pandemic.
|2026||Student Odin Gage maintains the composting toilets|
Composting toilets in the residence village help reduce water usage on campus. Student, Odin Gage, maintains the toilets to make sure they are running smoothly.