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Month: June 2017

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June 29, 2017

A Look at Sustainability Director Careers for Environmental Science and Sustainability Students

Businesses, governments, and other organizations are increasingly aware of the importance and benefits of environmental sustainability. Not only can taking steps to be more sustainable make an organization look more socially responsible, but it can even lead to reduced resource consumption, saving money over time. For many organizations, hiring a sustainability director is an important… Read more »


Unity College

June 23, 2017

Unity College Online appoints first full-time faculty member

Wildlife Biologist Dr. Brent Bibles adds expertise to Master’s programing


Sunset on mountains with flowers

June 22, 2017

2 Examples of Ecological Restoration to Inspire Students at Environmental School

The world faces many environmental challenges, with issues of pollution, habitat destruction, and others contributing to the decline of species and wilderness in many areas. Though these are problems that will require hard work to overcome, it’s important to remember that there is hope that things can get better. Around the world, many restoration projects… Read more »


Divestment

June 22, 2017

Barry Woods

Barry Woods began teaching at Unity College in 1976.


Naomi Haber

June 22, 2017

Naomi Haber ’15

We talked to Naomi about her experience at Unity and how it changed her outlook on the future.


Jennifer Michaud

June 22, 2017

Jennifer Michaud ’14

Women Now : Jennifer Michaud ’14, is a Stihl timbersports women’s champion and poet.


Faculty Staff

June 22, 2017

Faculty and Staff

Unity College faculty and staff share their accomplishments in 2015.


Town and Gown

June 22, 2017

Unity in Unity

The life and times of Unity College are inextricably bound up in the life and times of Unity, Maine.


Unity College Divestment

June 22, 2017

1st in the Nation to Divest from Fossil Fuels

As the movement grows to divest university endowments from companies that produce fossil fuels, the first U.S. college to divest is pleased with its portfolio’s performance to date.


Unity One

June 22, 2017

50 Years of Improvements

Innovative and strategic investments in improving the physical plant over the past four years have helped to increase enrollment.


Kimberly

June 21, 2017

Works by Kimberly Callas at the UCCPA

An exhibit entitled Portrait of the Ecological Self by Maine artist Kimberly Callas will be featured at the Leonard Craig Art Gallery, Unity College Center for the Performing Arts.


A Road Not Taken

June 21, 2017

No Longer a Road Not Taken: The Solar Power Comeback

Government and private industry leaders as well as Unity College reaffirm the importance of solar power energy as a viable alternative.


June 21, 2017

In memory of Lois K. Ongley

Beloved member of the Unity College faculty who was adored by her students and admired by her peers, Dr. Ongley passed away on November 16, 2013


June 21, 2017

Unity College Engages Enterprise Education

America’s Environmental College reveals innovative approach to higher education.


Bethany Jakubson

June 19, 2017

Bethany Boucher ’12

“I am a very hands-on learner and when I saw that many of my classes would be just that, I was hooked. I had to go to Unity College.”


Aerial view of town

June 15, 2017

Examining Social-Ecological Systems in Environmental Studies Careers

Friction between society and the natural world is an ongoing source of political and economic stress leading to endless debate about how much of the environment ought to be exploited for resources. Some propose that economic benefit justifies the damage caused by acquiring resources. Others fight for a protected environment, even when that might mean… Read more »


June 14, 2017

Letter from the President

Friends and Family of Unity College, I hope you find this edition of the Unity Magazine to be a little different. When we chose different as the theme for the magazine we were thinking of things like making a difference, celebrating difference, negotiating the differences between us, and the little things we do for each… Read more »


breaching whale

June 14, 2017

The Nicholas Holt Scholarship

In support of experiential learning experiences Established at Unity College in 2010, the Nicholas Holt Challenge Scholarship Fund supports juniors and seniors in challenging, experiential learning projects that are self-initiated, curriculum-based, and approved by an academic advisor. The fund is made possible by a gift from the Holt family Unity College was a major interest… Read more »


June 14, 2017

Unity College adds seasoned leader to diversity and inclusion leadership post

Unity College’s first-ever Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Dr. Rana Johnson, brings a lifetime of experience in and love for higher education to the new position, created to inculturate what it truly means to be a global citizen at Unity College. The office is expected to pioneer new collaborative efforts among campus entities, while also… Read more »


June 14, 2017

Investing in Success: New Faces and Roles

Dr. Erika Latty: Chief Academic Officer The CAO at Unity College serves as first among equals in academic and curricular matters overseeing faculty, curriculum, academic policy, and delivery of academic programs. Dr. Erika Latty, Professor of Botany, is a forest ecologist who specializes in the effects of introduced tree disease on forest structure. Erika previously served… Read more »