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Here are what a few BTS alumni are up to: William Oppenheim ’09 is a Rhodes scholar at Oxford University, studying education policy. Whitney Grass ’10 returned to her home town in northern Maine to teach at Central Aroostook Junior High School. Emily Walker ’11 taught in France for two years before starting a job […]
An excerpt from the novel The Sweet Relief of Missing Children by acclaimed writer Sarah Braunstein, currently a visiting faculty member at Bowdoin.
An excerpt from the novel The Happiest People in the World by Professor of English Brock Clarke, who has been joined this year by four acclaimed writers teaching courses in fiction and creative nonfiction at Bowdoin.
An excerpt from the book A Chant to Soothe Wild Elephants by acclaimed writer Jaed Coffin, a visiting faculty member at Bowdoin.
An excerpt from the book The Terror Dream by acclaimed writer Susan Faludi, currently a visiting faculty member at Bowdoin.
An excerpt from the novel Paris Twlight by acclaimed writer Russ Rymer, currently a visiting faculty member at Bowdoin.
Bowdoin College will award four honorary degrees at its 209th Commencement exercises Saturday, May 24, 2014. The degrees will be awarded to a civil rights advocate, a career diplomat, and two renowned scientists in the fields of ornithology and physiology.
The Bowdoin Magazine, Winter 2014 issue, features a Q&A With Marjorie Hassen, Director of the Bowdoin College Library.
Since the Nyhus grant program was founded in 2006, the department has disbursed $33,450 to students working on a wide range of independent studies and honors projects.
Christian Potholm, Bowdoin's DeAlva Stanwood Alexander Professor of Government, is quoted in a segment for PRI's The World looking at the number of Franco-Americans in Maine and the enduring nature of their language.
Students visited Maine's biggest city for Bowdoin Day in Portland, a daylong trip designed to show students some of the diverse and interesting career possibilities in and around the city.
Is there a negative side to positivity? In a recent lecture at Bowdoin, psychology researcher Cynthia Stifter explored that question in "exuberant" children.
Neal Paulsen, a long-time resident of Scarborough, Maine, has donated a camera owned by artist Winslow Homer (1836-1910) to the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. The camera joins an extensive collection of archival material at the Museum related to the life and art of Homer, including nearly 100 vintage photographs.
Derbyshire said he gave up his car and started riding his bicycle to work in 1997 to protest the U.S. president’s policies toward oil.
Five Bowdoin faculty members have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure.
Meredith Outterson ’17 and Courtney Payne ’15 have reestablished a campus tradition students call "grinner," for green dinner.
Five of Jean Painlevé’s fanciful science films from the 1930s-70s were recently screened at Bowdoin as part of a documentary film course.
Bowdoin College students, curious about the unfolding political situation in the former Soviet Union, recently asked Laura Henry, a government professor and an expert on Russian civil society, to lead a discussion at Burnett House on the topic.
NerdScholar, a division of the personal finance website NerdWallet, has called Bowdoin's spring break trip to the Passamaquoddy reservation one of the best school-sponsored alternative spring break programs that colleges have to offer.