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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."
Since rolling out his new app and website, Dining With Strangers, this fall, Ruben Martinez ’15 says more than 100 students have signed up to use it, and many of them are actively creating new dates each week.
For three nights this past week, student theater group Masque and Gown attracted full houses and long wait-lists with its first fall production, a stage adaptation of Agatha Christie's mystery, And Then There Were None.
Students, staff and faculty recently dined together at Ladd, Quinby and MacMillan houses for the 10th annual Dinner with Six Strangers.
Students, parents and cinephiles crowded into Kresge Auditorium over Bowdoin’s Family Weekend to catch a screening of Mira Nair’s acclaimed movie, The Reluctant Fundamentalist and a Q&A with Nair after the film.
Internationally known atmospheric scientist Kerry Emanuel of MIT, currently a visiting scholar in physics at Bowdoin, gave a presentation in Searles Science Building on Nov. 1, explaining his research on storm formation and how it relates to climate.
Seven Bowdoin students had the chance to curate a fall 2013 exhibition at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, as an outgrowth of a course they took last spring with Assistant Professor of Romance Languages Margaret Boyle.
The German vocal sextet Singer Pur, famous for its impeccable sound and interesting programs, performs in the Chapel at 7:30 p.m. November 6, 2013.
For the fourth year, the Bowdoin Women's Resource Center has teamed up with the Outing Club to offer a popular series of women-only expeditions throughout the academic year.
Richard Blanco, the inaugural poet for President Obama's second term, is the first Mainer, immigrant, Latino and openly gay poet chosen to read at a presidential inauguration. He spent a day at Bowdoin last week, a visit that culminated in his giving a moving talk and reading in Pickard Hall Friday night.
Math majors, professors, and friends of the Bowdoin Mathematics Department got together in Howell House on Oct. 27 to carve some pumpkins - with a mathematical twist.
The office of Residential Life held its second annual Zombie Run last Saturday behind Farley Field House. The run is a 1.5-mile race in which runners try to outrun and outwit zombie-students stationed along the way who attempt to tag them out.
Bowdoin is listed among the top bachelor's institutions that produce the most Fulbright scholars, according to a recent list published by the Chronicle for Higher Education.
Bowdoin Green Athletics, a student-run organization that is greening Bowdoin's sports culture, diverted 176 pounds of recyclables and 102 pounds of food waste from trashcans at last weekend's home football game.
Over 150 Bowdoin students stood in silence, in the flickering light of candles, outside the Bowdoin College Museum of Art the evening of Oct. 23. They were about to start a silent walk around campus in honor of Take Back the Night, a march held worldwide to protest against all forms of sexual violence.