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Members of the First-year Class Council decided that this year they would include service men and women in their Valentine's Day plans.
This weekend, Bowdoin invited students from several New England colleges and universities to join a three-day program looking at how to prevent sexual violence and foster healthy relationships.
Megan Phelps, a junior from Southwest Harbor, Maine, traveled to Augusta on Monday, Feb. 10, to testify in support of a bill that would provide online information about colleges and universities.
Bowdoin students build relationships with students from the island school, exploring the intersection of local culture and education.
Visit the Arctic museum soon if you want to see the popular exhibit Spirits of Land, Air, and Water: Antler Carvings from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection. The exhibit will close at 5 p.m., Sunday February 23, 2014.
A group of Bowdoin students discovered a harbor porpoise trapped in a salt marsh back in 2012, and now the rehabilitated porpoise has gained television stardom.
This photo is part of the current show Exposure, in Smith Union's Lamarche Gallery until Feb. 28. Exposure consists of 62 images, taken in 15 countries by 22 Bowdoin students during their study-abroad experiences in 2012 and 2013.
This year, Assistant Professor of Sociology Ingrid Nelson was tapped to give the Karofsky lecture. In her Jan. 31 talk, she addresses the gap between college expectations and college attainment in the United States, which has the largest divide of any developed country.
The Bowdoin community is invited to take part in a community read, culminating with the College's first open, online book talk April 1, 2014.
Ken Chenault '73 and Karen Mills have been elected to become members of the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College, Harvard's principal fiduciary governing board and the smaller of Harvard's two boards, the other being the Board of Overseers.
Eban Goodstein, director of sustainability at Bard College, gave a talk on what it means to become a sustainability professional.
Museum of Art Co-Director Frank Goodyear has been making the media rounds, discussing 'American Cool.'
Five Bowdoin faculty members have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure.
Students who participated in 2014 service-based Alternative Winter Break came together recently for a dinner to reflect on their winter service.
Maine Public Broadcasting Network’s call-in program, Maine Calling, invited Bowdoin political scientist Laura Henry, along with three other Russian experts, onto its program Wednesday.
Seeking to “go beyond the headlines,” the two experts delivered their candid perspectives on the games. Jane Knox shared her knowledge of the history and culture of the region while Laura Henry shed light on the politics surrounding the event.
The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center has announced the publication of North by Degree: New Perspectives on Arctic Exploration, a collection of papers on the history of late 19th-century and early 20th-century Arctic exploration.
Maine Governor Paul LePage took to the airwaves February 4, 2014, to deliver his third State of the State address, and mentioned his experience with Bowdoin students.
This is the third year Assistant Director of Career Planning Meg Springer has organized the symposium, which exposes students to nonprofit jobs in the region and helps them meet leaders of local organizations.
Frank Goodyear, co-director of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, has co-curated "American Cool," an exhibition at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery featuring 100 photographs of icons who have contributed an original artistic vision to American culture and are symbolic figures of their time. The exhibition opens February 7 and runs through September 7, 2014.