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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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Bowdoin Employee Wins College Scholarship

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 19:47
A Maine philanthropic organization has awarded Bowdoin's Melissa Kapocius with a scholarship to help her continue pursuing a college education.
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Coastal Studies: Fathoming the Science Behind Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning #tbt

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 13:08
As students and faculty embark on another summer of research at Bowdoin's Coastal Studies Center, here's a throwback to last summer's whirlwind of research activities: take a voyage through Harpswell Sound with Karl Reinhardt ’15 and Earth and Oceanographic Science Associate Professor Collin Roesler.
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Christine Parsons ’15′s Summer Job: Helping to Cure Cancer

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 13:04
For the second summer in a row, Christine Parsons ’15 is working at Yale University's Slack Lab, which studies the intricately linked processes of aging and cancer development.
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For Profit For Good: Environmental Studies Students Explore Biz World

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 18:10
Two students are approaching their ambition to help the environment by going directly to what is often blamed for environmental degradation — big business.
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Joshua Chamberlain’s Dueling Medals of Honor on Display July 2

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 19:15
A rare reunion is set to take place Wednesday, July 2, as Civil War general Joshua Chamberlain's original Medal of Honor, owned by the Pejepscot Historical Society, will be displayed alongside its redesigned replacement, owned by the College.
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Slideshow: Museum of Art’s Richard Tuttle Exhibition Opening

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 13:47
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art exhibition Richard Tuttle: A Print Perspective opened June 28 and runs through October 19, 2014.
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Bowdoin and INBRE Collaborators Receive $18.4 Million Grant

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 13:02
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.
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Collecting Oral Histories from Maine Fishermen

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:30
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.
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Back to School Series: Conversation with U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell ’54, H’83

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:00
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.
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Back to School Series: Talk by Geoffrey Canada ’74, H’07

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 13:27
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.
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Summer Researchers Discover Kent Island (And Blog About It)

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 18:58
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.
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Bowdoin’s Knox and Burkhardt Represent ME at Special Olympics

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 19:56
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.
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Vogel Volunteers: Students and Faculty Get Involved at the Museum of Art

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 13:00
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.
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Henley Regatta: Bowdoin Team Loses Close Race

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 15:53
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.
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Bowdoin Maps Students’ Summertime Jobs

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 12:31
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.
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Alumni Play to Debut at Portland Theater Festival

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 13:00
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.
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Bowdoin Rowing Wins Reading Amateur Regatta

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 14:44
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.
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Teachers on Twitter: A #BowdoinSummerResearch Project

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 14:00
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.
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