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Sixteen Bowdoin students have been harnessing digital technology in impressively original ways through this year's Gibbons Summer Research Program.
In the most recent issue of Bowdoin Magazine, “Bring on the Science” offers a taste of what it means to do science research at Bowdoin. Here, students and recent graduates give us the inside scoop.
Eight students this summer received grants from the Robert S. Goodfriend Summer Internships Fund to learn about the business world. We managed to catch up with two: Christa Villari ’15, who is interning for a neuromarketing firm in Boston, and Katherine Gracey ’16, who is with Christie's in Hong Kong.
Twenty-two students had 2014 Community Matters in Maine Fellowships this summer to work on a range of social and environmental issues in the state. They recently gathered to present on their internship experiences.
Marathon matriarch and Trustee Joan Benoit Samuelson ’79 is all about goals. With a track record that includes the gold medal in the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, not one but two Boston Marathon wins, and one in the Chicago Marathon, it’s clear Joanie, as she’s known to friends and admirers the world over, is a force […]
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art exhibition Richard Tuttle: A Print Retrospective, called "an exciting and important exhibition," has earned rave reviews and mentions in local and national publications. The show, comprising more than 100 works, runs through October 19, 2014.
Nat Wheelwright, Bowdoin's Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Natural Sciences, and chair of the Biology Department, documents what "was like a nuclear detonation" in his backyard pond when more than 200,000 wood frog tadpoles died within a day.
This year, Bowdoin's Upward Bound program celebrates its 50th anniversary. Over the last half century, the federally funded program has helped thousands of low-income Maine students attend college.
The new garden on Harpswell Road is producing a bounty of vegetables and flowers this year under the direction of Bowdoin Organic Garden manager Sara Cawthon and her crew.
Grab your lab coat and goggles. At Bowdoin, scientific research has a central place in the liberal arts.
This summer, 11 Bowdoin students with environmental fellowships are working in Maine and contributing, in a range of ways, to protecting our natural resources.
This year's ten Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) researchers recently presented five weeks worth of research to professors, faculty advisors and fellow students at Bowdoin's 2014 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Summer Research Colloquium.
Inspired to address a Peruvian medical clinic's need for devices to help children with cerebral palsy, Mitchell has designed a stander that he is now trying to mass produce to donate to clinics around the world.
Bowdoin College has given the 2014 Abraxas Award to Lakeside School in Seattle.
Greg Stasiw ’15 has a paid internship this summer with L.L.Bean, working for its inventory team. This seems a normal enough job for a college student in Maine — until you learn that he's based in Tokyo.
Bowdoin College received gifts totaling more than $41 million during the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2014. The gifts include a record $8.9 million for Bowdoin’s Alumni Fund contributed by a record 59.3 percent of Bowdoin alumni. “[These] funds…are critical to our ability to operate Bowdoin at the highest level of excellence and […]
Each summer, students on campus take a break from their busy schedules of work, studies, and recreation to gather at a cookout hosted by President Mills.
Dr. Birgit Pols is joining the Bowdoin community as Director of Health Services, beginning in August 2014.
Libby Szuflita ’15 and Violet Ranson ’16 are mapping parts of Topsham and Brunswick this summer to help local administrators make land-use decisions that improve town life and reconcile the sometimes conflicting needs of residents, businesses and wildlife.
Now that the FIFA World Cup contenders have finished battling it out, another international soccer competition is just getting started in Brazil - only this time, the players aren't human.