Parents and Families

Syndicate content
A repository for Bowdoin news
Updated: 15 min 6 sec ago

Bowdoin’s Rudalevige Weighs in on Obama’s Use of Executive Power in NY Times

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 18:41
In a Monday New York Times article, Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin’s Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government, criticizes President Obama’s wield of unilateral power to advance his policy agenda. “The executive branch is not really set up to be a deliberative body like the Congress is,” Rudalevige told the paper. “The process is certainly stacked toward the policy preferences of the […]
Categories: Bowdoin

Stalking the Invasive Green Crab in Harpswell Sound

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:26
Aidan Short ’15 has been working on the water and in the lab to figure out just what green crabs are eating in different habitats of Harpswell Sound.
Categories: Bowdoin

Former Defense Secretary William Cohen ’62 Among NCAA’s Celebrated Student-Athletes

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 13:47
The NCAA is celebrating former student-athletes with the launch of "NCAA After the Game," a compilation of stories that recognize the accomplishments scored after their playing days.
Categories: Bowdoin

Library Exhibitions Examine the Extinct and Endangered

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 17:19
Two upcoming exhibitions within the Bowdoin College Library revolve around the theme of species extinction and threats to our natural environment.
Categories: Bowdoin

Rudalevige on Presidential Term Limits (Washington Post)

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 18:23
Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin's Thomas Bracket Reed Professor of Government, has been in demand of late — appearing in Washington Post blogs left and right.
Categories: Bowdoin

Post-College Job: Cleaning the Oceans

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:57
This summer, a Bowdoin alumna joined the Rozalia Project, a ship that sails around the Gulf of Maine to clean up local garbage patches and stage beach clean-ups and advocacy events.
Categories: Bowdoin

Lucy Knowlton ’15 Delves into Brunswick’s International Past

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:59
This summer, Lucy Knowlton ’15 has been exploring the routes of the Brunswick shipping industry using ArcGIS maps and the resources available in Bowdoin’s Special Collections.
Categories: Bowdoin

Bowdoin Students Train for Marine Corps

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:31
Mac Caputi ’15, Dimitria Spathakis ’16 and Brendan Lawler ’16 are enrolled in the Marine Corps' competitive two-year summer program for college students.
Categories: Bowdoin

Junior Talia Cowen’s Summer: Fighting for Women

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:20
As an intern for a Washington D.C. women's rights organization, Talia Cowen ’16 has been in the thick of a few recent controversial events.
Categories: Bowdoin

Bowdoin’s Rudalevige: ‘Executive Directives — and Misdirection’ (Washington Post)

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 18:24
Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin's Thomas Bracket Reed Professor of Government, sheds some light on the matter of the U.S. House of Representative suing President Barack Obama over the alleged abuse of executive powers.
Categories: Bowdoin

Students Extend a Hand to Refugees

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:49
This summer, several students took advantage of Bowdoin grants to pursue professional experiences with organizations that work closely with refugees and immigrants, both in Maine and around the country.
Categories: Bowdoin

Three Students Tackle Public Health In Maine, Cambodia, and Kenya

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:44
Each summer, a plethora of grants and fellowships ensures that Bowdoin students have an opportunity to pursue what they are passionate about. Ben Pallant ’16, Aviva Mattingly ’15 and Jordan Lantz ’15 tapped three of these grants to dedicate their summers to addressing public health issues in Cambodia, Kenya and Maine, respectively.
Categories: Bowdoin

Justin Pearson ’17 Offers Hope to Memphis Teens With Innovative Summer Program

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 13:48
Justin J. Pearson ’17 designed Camp Hope to give teenagers growing up in poor and often violent city districts a chance to connect with their communities in a positive way.
Categories: Bowdoin

Helen Mohney ’15: Enabling the Disabled to Make Beautiful Art

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:39
Combining her interest in art and mental health, Helen Mohney '15 is working this summer at Spindleworks, a Brunswick art center for adults with disabilities.
Categories: Bowdoin

Having Work Done: Museum’s Bronze Statues Undergo Rejuvenation

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 20:25
Having withstood the weather and elements of Maine for 120 years, two life-size bronze statues outside the Bowdoin College Museum of Art are being rejuvenated.
Categories: Bowdoin

Elena Schaef ’16 Mobilizes Art to Reach Disadvantaged Students

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 15:01
It's always evident when the ArtVan comes to town: it's a 12-passenger van splashed with multicolored designs over every visible surface, filled to the brim with art supplies — and you can spot Elena Schaef '16 behind the wheel.
Categories: Bowdoin

Off-Campus Scholars: Studying Cosmic Rays and Fisheries Bycatch

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 12:38
Two off-campus researchers, Davis Unruh ’16 and Karl Reinhardt ’15, are, respectively, investigating the skies and the seas this summer.
Categories: Bowdoin

Alex Sukles ’17: The Impact of One

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 20:25
The following is an edited transcript with Alex Sukles ’17, who received a grant from the Preston Public Interest Career Fund from Bowdoin to work with Lutheran Services of Georgia, a refugee resettlement agency based in Atlanta, this summer. I realize you did an Alternative Spring Break at Lutheran Services of Georgia. What was it […]
Categories: Bowdoin

Margaret Webster ’16: Advocacy and Direct Support in Refugee Resettlement

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 20:15
The following is an edited transcript with Margaret Webster ’16, who received a Strong/Gault Social Advancement Internship Grant from Bowdoin to work with two organizations this summer, English for New Bostonians and Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center. What prompted you to work for not just one, but two organizations that that serve the immigrant community […]
Categories: Bowdoin

Learning About Geoscience in the Himalayas

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 20:37
This summer, Bowdoin students Hannah Marshall ’16 and Alex Reisley ’16 trekked through the world’s deepest gorge in Nepal’s Kai Gandaki valley and investigated geological phenomena.
Categories: Bowdoin