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Category: Unity College News

Jack Hopkins Bear Fulbright Bear Photo

December 19, 2018

Unity College professor earns Fulbright Scholarship for brown bear research in Slovenia

Dr. Jack Hopkins to look into conflict behavior in bears


Unity College to host December Commencement

December 13, 2018

Unity College to hold December Commencement

35 undergrads, 13 master’s students, two certificate recipients bring wealth of experience as they enter the workforce or continue education


Unity College’s “Jimmy Carter” solar panels appear at Science Museum in London as part of the largest exhibition about the Sun ever staged

December 12, 2018

A moment in the Sun

Unity College’s “Jimmy Carter” solar panels appear at Science Museum in London as part of the largest exhibition about the Sun ever staged


A stand of trees viewed from the ground, looking up

December 04, 2018

Expanding our reach

Unity College Distance Education opens up opportunities for anyone in the world to earn a degree steeped in sustainability science Anyone who has searched for the perfect place to pursue a post-secondary degree knows that the best fit for a school isn’t always the one right down the road. It might not be in your… Read more »


Brent Bibles rafting

November 30, 2018

Working Online, Living Offline

Dr. Brent Bibles enjoys being active outdoors. He is an avid cyclist and loves to canoe, backpack, hunt, and fish. He also enjoys participating in historical re-enactments, taking on the persona of a French fur trader of the 1750s. This past summer, Brent and his wife moved to New Mexico to fulfill their mission of… Read more »


November 14, 2018

A Sense of Adventure …

Unity College’s Adventure programs open up a world of journeying for graduates and those they work with Every undergraduate has a story about how and why they applied to the college of their choice. Most are pretty mundane, but Dr. William Hafford’s journey to Unity College was just that. A true journey. “I was accepted… Read more »


Unity College Center for the Arts Faculty Show 2018

November 13, 2018

UCCA hosts Faculty Show through December 14

The Unity College Center for the Arts (UCCA) is currently hosting a new exhibit featuring work from three art faculty members from the College. The Faculty Show highlights drawing, painting, photography, and sculpture work from faculty members Ben Potter, Professor of Art; Deanna Witman, Assistant Professor of Environmental Humanities; and Cori Crumrine, adjunct faculty of… Read more »


student Eli Walker with an injured cheetah

November 04, 2018

Spirits Soar at Unity College: Sky Lodge ribbon cutting

Unity College and Moose River Valley celebrate momentous gift On a perfect sunny September day, Sky Lodge, a historic sporting lodge sitting on more than 150 acres in the Moose River Valley, officially became Unity College: Sky Lodge. The lodge and its grounds hummed with energy and excitement, with an atmosphere that was less procedural… Read more »


November 04, 2018

Unity College professor discovers another new species of tardigrade

Even as tardigrades make waves in pop culture, there is still much to be discovered about the world’s smallest known animal Barnacles may be an odd — and smelly —  parcel for most people to receive. But for Dr. Emma Perry, Professor of Marine Biology at Unity College, it’s exciting, presenting yet another opportunity to… Read more »


November 04, 2018

Unity College 2025: Building the Next Strategic Plan

New strategic plan to build on success and expand service to students and society What comes to mind when you hear the words “strategic plan?” For many, the phrase elicits groans and conjures images of dusty tomes tucked away and forgotten in a bottom drawer somewhere. Notebooks that rarely, if ever, see the light of… Read more »


Jessie Hooker FFA American Degree

October 31, 2018

Unity College student earns honor from Future Farmers of America

On Saturday, October 27, Unity College Captive Wildlife Care and Education major Jessie Hooker (‘20), was honored onstage at the FFA’s national convention in Indianapolis with her American Degree. Among more than 600,000 National FFA (Future Farmers of America) Organization members, all of them strive to earn the FFA American Degree, the highest degree achievable… Read more »


Unity College Aerial

October 30, 2018

Three Unity College Chief Officers present at Women in Leadership Conference at Harvard

Trio focuses on reimagining concepts of leadership in higher education


Unity College sees record enrollment for sixth consecutive year

September 20, 2018

Unity College turnaround continues with sixth consecutive year of record enrollment

America’s Environmental College achieves industry-defying growth through expanded service to mission and new audiences


Unity College Distance Education Launches Conservation Law Masters Program, the first of its kind in the US.

September 19, 2018

Unity College offers nation’s first online Conservation Law master’s program

New master’s in Professional Science track launches this fall


Sky Lodge ribbon cutting Moose River Valley

August 30, 2018

Sky Lodge ribbon cutting expands Made in Maine education for Unity College

Hundreds of students to visit Moose River Valley on Friday, Sept. 7, to get their first look at Unity College: Sky Lodge


Susan Metzger exhibit 'Up River' at the Unity College Center for the Arts

August 21, 2018

‘Up River’ by Susan Metzger to open at UCCA

Show runs Aug. 30-Oct. 20


Paul Guernsey, author of American Ghost, recently honored with Maine Literary Award

August 16, 2018

Unity College instructor’s novel earns Maine Literary Award

‘American Ghost’ is as much about writers as it is about ghosts


Impossible Burger Unity College Taste of Waterville

August 02, 2018

A plant-forward burger that tastes like meat? Impossible!

Unity College challenges Taste of Waterville festival-goers to see if they can tell the difference


Unity College undergraduate distance education programs for bachelor's completion degrees

July 24, 2018

Living up to our name through distance education

America’s Environmental College reaches the entire country — and beyond — through Distance Education


Unity College Center for the Performing Arts Renovation Open House 2018

July 17, 2018

Unity College Facility Renovated as Dedicated Arts Teaching, Production, and Exhibition Center

July 19 Open House and Exhibition Provides Opportunity for Public Tours