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Month: April 2017

People on the bus

April 27, 2017

Making Resilient Communities with an Environmental Sustainability Degree

Though much is made in the media of preventative action that can be undertaken to prevent environmental catastrophe in the future, the unfortunate reality is that the climate is changing today. In many regions, this means increased incidences of drought, extreme weather events, prolonged heat waves, and other negative manifestations of a worldwide rise in… Read more »

April 21, 2017

As commencement approaches, many Unity College graduates already have jobs waiting

New Dean of Career Services adds administrative experience to position


April 21, 2017

Investments paying off for Unity College and their students

America’s Environmental College giving students resources to succeed

Forest of seaweed

April 20, 2017

Restoring Hope to the World’s Oceans with Sustainability Studies

The world’s oceans are hugely important to human wellbeing. They are home to the majority of the world’s fish stocks, which the UN states “provide more than 3.1 billion people with almost 20 percent of their average per capita intake of animal protein.” They also store massive amounts of CO2, influence global weather patterns and… Read more »

April 19, 2017

Unity College’s Holt scholars combine theory with practice

Four students awarded funds for unique research opportunities

April 18, 2017

Accepted students to experience Unity College on Earth Day

Students get in-depth look at America’s Environmental College at New Student Experience

April 18, 2017

Unity College celebrates Earth Week

Immersive student programs and subject experts at America’s Environmental College

April 14, 2017

Leadership in Abundance: Welcome Chief Academic Officer Latty

TO: Employee-News FROM: Dr. Melik Peter Khoury DATE: April  12, 2017 SUBJECT: Leadership in Abundance: Welcome Chief Academic Officer Latty ATTACHMENTS: None Unity College Colleagues, In light of recent news, and the plethora of work we are undertaking, I am writing to announce that Dr. Erika Latty has agreed to take on a new role… Read more »

April 14, 2017

Leadership in Abundance: Dr. Rana Johnson Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

TO: Employee-News FROM: Dr. Melik Peter Khoury DATE: April 12, 2017 SUBJECT: Leadership in Abundance: Dr. Rana Johnson Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer ATTACHMENTS: None Colleagues, As we complete another year of powerful learning at Unity College, I want to thank you all for your hard work over the last several months. By all accounts… Read more »

April 14, 2017

Unity College adds seasoned leader to diversity and inclusion leadership post

Johnson brings policy, research, and programming to America’s Environmental College

April 13, 2017

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury appointed to Maine Commission for Community Service

Governor LePage appoints President of Unity College

Bench in forest, summer or autumn landscape.

April 12, 2017

Why Tree Selection Matters for Professionals with a Natural Resource Management Degree

Conservationists engaged in protecting and rehabilitating woodlands know that deciding which trees to protect and introduce is complex. Some organisms may be great fits for specific climates or regions, while others may have a mixture of qualities that make them too weak or too strong for a particular region, making them poor choices for projects… Read more »

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury

April 12, 2017

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury joins Maine Climate Table Steering Committee

President of first-to-divest college added to advocacy panel

April 08, 2017

Unity College’s 13th wild game dinner sold-out

Meal prepared by Unity students, celebrity chef celebrates Maine’s hunting and fishing heritage

April 07, 2017

Sportsmen’s Conference and Wild Game Dinner

Food lovers will soon line up to participate in a gourmet tradition at one of the nation’s premier environmental colleges, with proceeds to benefit Maine’s Operation Game Thief and the Unity College Bear Study.

Researching recultivated field

April 06, 2017

How Environmental School Grads Apply Systems Thinking to Data Modeling

To work as an environmental scientist means examining ecology, the economy, and society, all of which can impact or be impacted by the general environment. All are complex systems involving hundreds or thousands of individual components. For example, an ecological system could comprise many types of wildlife, plant species, fungi, weather patterns, geography, and much… Read more »