Parents and Families
When you consider you’ll spend more than 80,000 hours of your life at work, you may not want that experience to feel empty or inconsequential.
Whether your work pays the bills or pays cash for Land Rovers, your work hold more meaning than you may realize.
The Huffington Post looks at eight ways work can become more meaningful.
Tim Gilbride celebrated his 400th win over his 29 years as coach of the men’s basketball team with a 67-56 victory over the University of Southern Maine Tuesday. Junior John Swords scored 25 points and grabbed 16 rebounds at USM’s Hill Gymnasium.
With the win, Bowdoin is off to its best start in program history and stands at 5-0 this season. Read more.
On the heels of its fourth NCAA Division III title in seven years, the field hockey team shows gratitude for the year that was in a video produced by the team’s assistant coach, Shannon Malloy.
Since Michael Lewis published Moneyball in 2003, which recounted the story of Billy Beane’s transformation of the Oakland A’s using mathematical models instead of traditional scouts, the idea of using big data as a way to assess employees has become much more popular among companies. However while the application of predictive analytics to people’s careers is a very new and very challenging process, many predict it will bring about a sort of revolution to the working world.
Our memories serve as archives of our past, and testimony to our experience. NPR and TED have collaborated to create a full episode devoted to memory, with three experts who discuss everything there is to know about memory, including the distinction between memory and experience, fallibility of an eyewitness’s memory in crime testimony, and the way to become a memory virtuoso.
This semester, the nine students in Associate Professor of Art Michael Kolster’s photography seminar pursued independent projects based on the concept of exploring with their cameras. The final projects, which the students recently presented to the public, displayed a range of ideas and objects. Yet they all shared a common theme — photography’s power to allow us to see the world anew.
All over the land, many college first-years are returning to campus to a clean slate and sweet freedom. For many of these freshmen, Thanksgiving break was their first trip home since leaving for school in August. Because of this, their time at home was not only filled with delicious food and familiar faces, but also self-reflection. They have had the opportunity to look back on those confusing, exciting and overwhelming first few months of college, and decide whether to stick it out with their high school sweetheart, or succumb to the phenomenon known as The Turkey Drop.
College is a time of transformation and strife, argues Dr. Susan Whitbourne. When evaluating the statement that today’s youth is worse than the youth of the past, Whitebourne argues that the demands of college students today differ. The cataclysmic transitions college students go through today create a vastly different social experience, with freshman year being the most life changing. Read the story.