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Kurt Eichenwald P'14, contributing editor at Vanity Fair, a senior writer at Newsweek, and a New York Times bestselling author of three books, delivered the November 15, 2013, Common Hour talk.
Bowdoin's first "Pop-Up Museum" popped up in Hubbard Hall, sponsored by the Arctic Museum and Museum of Art.
Americans deal with health risks not just through formal insurance but through working longer and harder, drawing down assets, and other reasons, explains Dan LaFave, assistant professor of economics at Colby College,.
Lancaster House (the former Alpha Kappa Sigma fraternity house), located at 38 Harpswell Road, will be demolished to make room for future construction.
In the last academic year, Bowdoin increased the amount of waste it recycled by 6%, from 29% to 35%, which is one percent greater than its goal of 5%.
Two-and-a-half years in the making, a mural by Lucy Walker ’14 — designed as a project in Mark Wethli’s Public Art class — has been installed in the Mid Coast Primary Care & Walk-In Clinic at Brunswick Station.
Josh Friedman ’15's documentary is part of an advocacy effort, a reminder for people that close to 100 million sharks are being killed every year, and a reminder of why they need to be protected.
Date-apalooza is the latest Bowdoin incarnation of what used to be known as Date Week or Date Month, an annual tradition at the college to promote healthy relationships and new connections.
Student in Mark Wethli's public art class recently presented their ideas for new art installations at Fort Andross to the Brunswick Public Art committee, a local organization that is seeking proposals for the downtown's historic structure.
Matthew Potoski of UC Santa Barbara presented a lecture at Bowdoin proposing a system of voluntary membership in "green clubs" for tackling environmental challenges in the corporate world - an approach inspired by the family dinners of his childhood.
A national group has recognized Bowdoin as a “bike-friendly” organization, applauding its compact, flat campus, its ample bike racks and its student-run bicycle-sharing group, the Yellow Bike Club, which rents out bicycles cheaply to students and helps maintain them.
Six professors and alumni held a panel conversation for students titled "What can I do with a degree in science?" in the Main Lounge of Moulton Union.
Directed by George Lopez, the Bowdoin Chamber Orchestra performed to a full room in Studzinski Recital Hall, in the penultimate performance of students belonging to the senior class.
Acclaimed artist Hung Liu sits down with Bowdoin's Shu-chin Tsui (associate professor of Asian studies and film studies) to explain the title of her talk "Summoning Ghosts" and to recount some of the history behind her distinctive style of art.
In a letter to the Bowdoin community, Dean for Academic Affairs Cristle Collins Judd conveys news of the death of James E. Ward, Professor of Mathematics Emeritus and former Dean of the College.
English Department Chair Aaron Kitch presented “Queer Matter: Science and Sexuality in the Renaissance," kicking off the faculty lecture series "Science Before Science" by the College’s new Medieval and Early Modern Studies colloquium.
Ray S. Bicknell, Coach in the Department of Athletics Emeritus, died Monday, November 11, 2013, at the age of 93.
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities Crystal Hall explored the challenges and opportunities of digital tools for humanities research, focusing particularly on her study of how poetry shaped Galileo's philosophical ideas, in an Oct. 24 talk.
A panel of five staff and faculty members recently gathered in Kresge Auditorium to answer student questions about the state of feminism today and its manifestation at Bowdoin.
America’s favorite morning beverage contains much more than just milk and sugar, according to Steven Topik of the University of California, Irvine: “there’s a lot of world history in one cup of coffee,” Topik said in an Oct. 30 lecture in Searles Science Building titled "Coffee Colonialism."