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Category: Unity News

April 01, 2014

Wildlife Student Perspective

Mariana Rivera Rodriguez of Unity College reflects upon her experience investigating colonizing black bear populations in central Maine. Originally published in “The Maine Wildlifer – Spring 2014.”

April 01, 2014

The Coloradas and Kelly Ravin

The Coloradas and Kelly Ravin will be performing at the Unity College Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, April 4 at 8:00. Tickets are $10 in advance.

March 28, 2014

Unity College to voice concerns over proposed bill

Officials at Unity College are voicing profound concern over the proposal to remove the Unity College sign from the Maine Interstate.

March 28, 2014

Susan Morse: Big Cats return to New England

Susan C. Morse of Jericho, Vermont, a nationally known tracker and expert on wildlife habitat, will present “Coming Soon: The Cougar Returns to the East,” as part of the Lapping Lecture Series.

March 26, 2014

Bestselling Author Kate Braestrup to Speak

On April 1, WE Lead, the women’s environmental leadership group at Unity College, will host a presentation by New York Times bestselling author Kate Braestrup. She will speak about her approach to life, writing, and faith.

March 24, 2014

SGA Students Attend National Conference

Unity SGA members networked with students from other colleges and talked about unique and innovative ideas, attended workshops and presentations, and were able to take away tools that will help to run a more efficient and cohesive SGA.

March 18, 2014

Unity College to Host Maine Enviriothon

Unity College will host The 2014 Maine Envirothon Forestry & More Training Workshop on March 21, a part of Maine’s high school environmental education competition.

March 18, 2014

How to pop the Carbon Bubble

Paul Hodgson takes a closer look at how Unity College, the first institution of higher education in America to divest from fossil fuel, achieved this goal in an article for Responsible Investor magazine.

March 17, 2014

Unity Students Get Involved in Local Government

Unity College students enrolled in the State and Local Government course recently volunteered during the Comprehensive Plan Visioning meeting of the town of Unity to enhance their knowledge of local government.

Agnes Akello

March 14, 2014

Helping graduate women from the African Rural University

In 2009, Unity awarded 21 honorary bachelor of arts degrees to a group of extremely committed women from rural Africa who might never in their lives have the opportunity to visit Unity but who will always hold the College in their hearts.

March 10, 2014

Comprehensive Laboratory Upgrades

Unity College’s recently upgraded facilities include three new state-of-the-art labs for the chemistry, molecular biology and geology classes, providing better learning experiences for students.

Time Godaire

March 09, 2014

Alumnus joins rank of elite climate change researchers

“I learned that Unity’s small size enabled professors to connect with students and provide unique opportunities to study the outdoors.”

March 09, 2014

Alumnus joins rank of elite climate change researchers

“I learned that Unity’s small size enabled professors to connect with students and provide unique opportunities to study the outdoors.”

March 07, 2014

Roosevelt Dime to Perform Tonight at the UCCPA

Inspired by Appalachian string bands, Memphis soul, New Orleans dixieland, and the musical melting pot of Brooklyn which they call home, the band has forged a sound they’ve come to call Steamboat Soul.

March 06, 2014

Ram’s Celebrate Athletic Success

The Unity College athletics gathered for a final time at the annual athletic banquet to celebrate the garnering of 64 awards during the 2013-14 season.

March 06, 2014

Unity College Mourns passing of Donald Mortland

A Searsport resident, Mortland was instrumental in helping the College to adapt from the founding vision for a liberal arts college into the vibrant environmentally focused college of today.

March 04, 2014

Documentary Film: Shored Up at the UCCPA

Shored Up is a documentary that asks tough questions about our coastal communities and our relationship to the land. Admission is free.

February 28, 2014

Understanding Sustainability Issues through Mathematics

Unity College Professor Carrie Eaton will deliver the keynote address at event that focuses on improving collaboration among mathematicians and sparking innovation.

February 26, 2014

Unity College Bear Study Receives gift from Venator Foundation

The Venator Foundation has supported the Unity College bear study foundation with a generous donation of trail surveillance cameras and protective cases.

February 25, 2014

Measuring Maine’s Wind Energy

Unity Fishbowl Talks is a colloquium series for Unity College faculty and invited outside speakers to discuss ideas on pedagogy and to present their scholarly work.