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The new garden on Harpswell Road is producing a bounty of vegetables and flowers this year under the direction of Bowdoin Organic Garden manager Sara Cawthon and her crew.
Grab your lab coat and goggles. At Bowdoin, scientific research has a central place in the liberal arts.
This summer, 11 Bowdoin students with environmental fellowships are working in Maine and contributing, in a range of ways, to protecting our natural resources.
This year's ten Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) researchers recently presented five weeks worth of research to professors, faculty advisors and fellow students at Bowdoin's 2014 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Summer Research Colloquium.
Inspired to address a Peruvian medical clinic's need for devices to help children with cerebral palsy, Mitchell has designed a stander that he is now trying to mass produce to donate to clinics around the world.
Bowdoin College has given the 2014 Abraxas Award to Lakeside School in Seattle.
Greg Stasiw ’15 has a paid internship this summer with L.L.Bean, working for its inventory team. This seems a normal enough job for a college student in Maine — until you learn that he's based in Tokyo.
Bowdoin College received gifts totaling more than $41 million during the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2014. The gifts include a record $8.9 million for Bowdoin’s Alumni Fund contributed by a record 59.3 percent of Bowdoin alumni. “[These] funds…are critical to our ability to operate Bowdoin at the highest level of excellence and […]
Each summer, students on campus take a break from their busy schedules of work, studies, and recreation to gather at a cookout hosted by President Mills.
Dr. Birgit Pols is joining the Bowdoin community as Director of Health Services, beginning in August 2014.
Libby Szuflita ’15 and Violet Ranson ’16 are mapping parts of Topsham and Brunswick this summer to help local administrators make land-use decisions that improve town life and reconcile the sometimes conflicting needs of residents, businesses and wildlife.
Now that the FIFA World Cup contenders have finished battling it out, another international soccer competition is just getting started in Brazil - only this time, the players aren't human.
Summer may be a break from classes, but things are busier than ever at Bowdoin's Coastal Studies Center: as the Marine Laboratory undergoes renovations for expanded programming, students and faculty presented a symposium on their research projects investigating green crabs, blue mussels, lobsters, sea stars, eelgrass, fish, clams, and more.
The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum has taken home two first-place awards in the New England Museum Association’s 2014 Publication Award Competition.
This summer, blogger Michael Colbert ’16 is on a mission to travel to every town in his home state of Rhode Island.
This summer, a handful of Bowdoin graduates are using grants from Bowdoin Career Planning's funded internship program to explore possible careers in art and literature.
Bowdoin College has broken ground on a solar power complex that is to be seven times the size of the largest existing solar installation in the state.
Religious freedom and spirituality are alive and thriving at Bowdoin.
During the early 19th century, Japanese artworks such as fans, silks, kimonos, and prints began trickling into France, where they inspired significant changes in French art – a topic on which Maggie Bryan ’15 is becoming something of an expert.
In his second summer interning with Innovations for Poverty Action, rising junior John Branch is exploring a number of unique ways in which impoverished people are improving their lives and their communities.