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Summer Harvest: Bowdoin Garden Crew Brings New Plot to Life

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:45
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.
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Bring on the Science (Bowdoin Magazine)

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 15:58
Grab your lab coat and goggles. At Bowdoin, scientific research has a central place in the liberal arts.
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Bowdoin Environmental Fellows Work for a Healthier Maine

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 15:54
This summer, 11 Bowdoin students with environmental fellowships are working in Maine and contributing, in a range of ways, to protecting our natural resources.
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Mellon Mays Undergraduates Present Wide-Ranging Research

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 15:46
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.
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Bowdoin Engineering Student Designs Stander for Disabled Children

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:10
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.
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Lakeside School Receives Bowdoin’s 2014 Abraxas Award

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:56
Bowdoin College has given the 2014 Abraxas Award to Lakeside School in Seattle.
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Interning at Maine’s Iconic Store — In Japan

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 15:43
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.
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Fiscal Year Contributions to Bowdoin Top $41 million

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 15:09
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 […]
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A Bowdoin Summer

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 15:43
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.
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Dr. Birgit Pols to Lead Bowdoin’s Health Services

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 13:46
Dr. Birgit Pols is joining the Bowdoin community as Director of Health Services, beginning in August 2014.
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Townies: Students Work for Brunswick, Topsham

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 13:44
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.
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Bowdoin Team Heads to Brazil for Robot Soccer World Cup

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 13:05
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.
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Coastal Studies Symposium Previews Summer Research, Marine Lab Expansion

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:39
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.
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Arctic Museum Wins Two First-Place Awards

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 18:14
The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum has taken home two first-place awards in the New England Museum Association’s 2014 Publication Award Competition.
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Bowdoin Blogger’s Summer Goal: Visit Every Town in Rhode Island

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 15:20
This summer, blogger Michael Colbert ’16 is on a mission to travel to every town in his home state of Rhode Island.
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Interning at NYC Arts Orgs with Bowdoin Grants

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 17:58
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.
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Bowdoin Breaks Ground on Maine’s Largest Solar Project

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 13:48
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.
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Statement on Religious Freedom at Bowdoin College

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 13:00
Religious freedom and spirituality are alive and thriving at Bowdoin.
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Maggie Bryan ’15 Explores Cultural Crossover Behind French Impressionism

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 17:52
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.
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With Summer Grant, John Branch ’16 Helps Find Poverty Solutions

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 12:56
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.
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