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Bowdoin Then and Now, According to New and Old Timers

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 15:47
Recently, the students of Ladd House invited seven Bowdoin staff and faculty representing different eras, from the 1970s to the 2010s, to speak to students about Bowdoin through the ages.
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Major Grants Awarded to Bowdoin Faculty and Programs

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 13:10
Bowdoin continues to be a magnet for illustrious awards, with several major grants totaling more than $1.6 million awarded to faculty and programs at the College in recent months.
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Faculty Grants Awarded in Fiscal Year 2013

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 13:08
Rachel Beane (Earth and Oceanographic Science) and her collaborator from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh were awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for their work titled Probing Caldera-Forming Magmatism: Crystal Accumulation in Large, Upper Crustal Silicic Magma Chambers.  The award will provide funding for Bowdoin undergraduate summer research fellowships, support field sampling of ancient volcanic systems […]
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Institutional Grants Awarded in Fiscal Year 2013

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 13:07
American Society for Microbiology awarded Associate Professor of Biology and Biochemistry Anne McBride $4,000 in support of an undergraduate summer fellowship. Bath Savings Institution gave $5,000 in support of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art’s exhibit Per Kirkeby: Paintings and Sculpture. The Edna McConnell Clark award, $12,000 granted annually, is used by Bowdoin’s Women’s Resource Center to offer innovative […]
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Bowdoin Wins NHPRC Grant to Digitize Howard Collection

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 12:53
Bowdoin received a grant award of $150,000 from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission’s “Digitizing Historical Records” program to support a three-year project to digitize the college’s Oliver Otis Howard Papers.
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Bateman Wins NSF CAREER Grant for Genetics Research and Education

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 12:50
Assistant Professor of Biology Jack Bateman has been awarded the National Science Foundation's prestigious CAREER award in the amount of $797,395 for his project "Mechanisms of cis-/trans-promoter competition in Drosophila."
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NSF CAREER Winner Jack Bateman on Studying Gene Regulation in Fruit Flies

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 12:48
Biology professor Jack Bateman, recently awarded a NSF CAREER grant, explains his research on gene regulation in fruit flies.
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Bowdoin Wins Beckman Scholars Award for Scientific Research

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 12:47
Bowdoin was one of only 12 colleges nationwide to win the coveted Beckman Scholars Program award, receiving $35,400 to support four student-mentor pairs over the next three years in fields related to chemistry, biochemistry, biology, and medicine.
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Bowdoin Receives Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Award

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 12:44
Bowdoin has received $500,000 to support another four years of participation in the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program, along with $116,000 for continued support of a summer exchange program with the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.
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Prof. Coviello Among Lambda Literary Award Finalists

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 19:18
Professor of English Peter Coviello’s latest book, Tomorrow's Parties: Sex and the Untimely in Nineteenth-Century America (NYU Press, 2013), is a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in the category of LGBT Studies.
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Bowdoin’s 2014 Global Citizens Prepare for World Travel

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 13:01
Seven Bowdoin students, this year's group of Global Citizens, have each crafted a unique plan to travel to a foreign country this summer to do grassroots work.
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A Vegetarian Challenge for Polar Chef Competitors

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 23:47
Student cooking maestros recently faced off to see who could make the most gourmet — and tastiest — vegetarian meal in one hour. Every year at the annual Polar Chef Competition in Thorne Dining Hall, two teams of students who work in Bowdoin's dining halls compete for best dish.
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A Henna Night on Campus, Just Because

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 20:07
Although women traditionally decorate their body with henna for a religious holiday or a big celebration, such as a wedding, Ameena Khan ’14 decided to offer a henna night for students just for fun.
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Affordable Housing Entrepreneur Baxter ’75 Speaks to Aspiring Leaders

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 14:12
Ellen Baxter ’75, the founder and executive director of an innovative low-income housing organization in New York City, returned to Bowdoin recently to share her wisdom with students about leadership and making a difference.
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Women’s Ultimate Wins First Tournament of Season

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 17:48
Chaos Theory, Bowdoin's Women's Ultimate Team, got off to a strong start this season. The team traveled to its first tournament in Princeton, N.J. the first weekend in March. Despite snowy conditions, Chaos Theory went 6-1 to win the tournament.
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Eleven Students Nominated to Phi Beta Kappa

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 16:14
The members of Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha of Maine, have nominated eleven seniors for membership in PBK.
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Volcanoes and the Great Dying

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 19:38
In a lecture titled ‘Volcanoes and the Great Dying,’ Lindy Elkins-Tanton drew parallels between Earth's present-day situation and a major extinction caused by climate change 252 million years ago.
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Alumni’s Brewery Expands with MassDevelopment Loan

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 19:15
When they were students at Bowdoin, they shared a passion for cooking and beer making. A few years later, Michael Oxton ’07 and Rob Burns ’07 teamed up with third partner Mike O’Mara to co-found Night Shift Brewing in Everett, Mass. After a successful first two years of operation, Night Shift is now expanding from a 3,000-square-foot facility […]
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Maine Employers Seek Talented Bowdoin Students

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 14:03
Each year, Bowdoin's office of Career Planning organizes a career fair to connect Maine businesses and nonprofits with Bowdoin students who want to live in and work in Maine, either for the summer or after they graduate.
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Students Invited to Rare Glimpse of Art Museum Archives

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 14:00
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art, like most museums, sits on a trove of art and artifacts that rarely gets displayed. To give students a chance to see some of these treasures, the museum recently offered tours to areas normally restricted to staff members.
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