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The Bowdoin College Museum of Art exhibition Richard Tuttle: A Print Perspective opened June 28 and runs through October 19, 2014.
The National Institute of Health awarded an $18.4 million grant to the Maine IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE), a coalition that includes Bowdoin and 12 other Maine institutions.
Sitting on a trove of oral histories from fishermen, a Brunswick-based association this summer hired Audrey Phillips ’16 to put together videos based on these recordings.
U.S. Senator George Mitchell returned to campus during Reunion Weekend to speak for Bowdoin's "Back to School Series," a series of lectures offered to returning alumni.
Geoffrey Canada, founder of the Harlem Children's Zone, spoke at Bowdoin on May 31 for Bowdoin's "Back to School Series," a series of lectures offered to returning alumni during Reunion Weekend.
This summer at the Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island, students are doing everything from studying sea squirts and sponges to creating electronic music using island sounds.
Former Russian professor Jane Knox is the assistant coach for Maine's Special Olympics track team. The team, which includes Bowdoin staff member Joel Burkhardt, recently competed at the Special Olympics 2014 USA's competition in Princeton, N.J.
Nine Bowdoin students donated their time, brainpower, and hard work to create the upcoming installation “It’s What You Do With What You View: Selections from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection" at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
After an undefeated regular season, and a first-time win at the international Reading Amateur Regatta, Bowdoin's varsity rowing team this weekend lost a close race with Yale.
For the second year in a row, a Bowdoin student is collecting information from her peers about their summertime jobs, internships, fellowships and volunteer placements around the world.
During their time at Bowdoin, Sam Plattus ’12, Jill Eddy ’12 and Nate Houran ’13 often discussed their shared desire to write and perform a play about crime. The play they came up with, "Holler: An Appalachian Tragedy," will debut at the PortFringe theater festival in Portland, Maine, June 27 and 28.
Bowdoin Rowing's Varsity 1 Women's boat won the Women's Elite 4+ at the Reading Amateur Regatta Saturday, claiming Bowdoin's first ever victory in an international regatta and continuing their undefeated streak for the year.
What can Twitter teach us about about the shortcomings in our educational system? Roya Moussapour ’17 is working with Bowdoin’s Associate Professor of Education Doris Santoro to find out.
This year, 15 Bowdoin students received prestigious fellowships to dive into the research, regions, languages and community service projects that fascinate them.
A Q&A with social activist and pioneering education reformer Geoffrey Canada ’74 by Cynthia McFadden ’79 An abridged version of this interview appeared in the print edition of Bowdoin Magazine, Spring 2014. This is McFadden’s full interview with Canada. To listen to this interview, download the free audio podcast of from the Bowdoin Magazine website […]
One of Bowdoin's most celebrated dads visited campus this week with his daughter, just in time for Father's Day.
A “delightfully macabre” neo-gothic psychological thriller, Gustavo Faverón Patriau’s debut novel The Antiquarian is “intelligently conceived and well executed,” according to the New York Times.
Peruse photos and order prints of images captured at Reunion Weekend 2014.
What's the best part about teaching at Bowdoin? Just ask these twelve professors of government, film studies, Africana studies, biology, art history, Romance languages, Asian studies, chemistry, biochemistry, and history.