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Bowdoin Career Planning recently invited Google Software Engineer Tom Hazel ’05 to give Bowdoin students a peek into working in the fast-paced world of Google.
In the opening scenes of Grey's Anatomy ("Tbriller," October 24, 2013), Dr. Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd, a Bowdoin grad on the show, is seen conversing with his family wearing a Bowdoin T-shirt.
TIME magazine highlights new technology used by colleges and universities, including Bowdoin, is making campus tours even easier.
The Kamerling Society, which was founded in 1979 and named for Bowdoin professor Samuel Kamerling (1934-1969), is a student group of chemistry and other science majors who try to get people young and old excited by science.
Diana Hess, senior vice-president at the Spencer Foundation and professor of social studies in education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, delivered this year's Brodie Family Lecture on "The Challenges of Civic Education in a Time of Political Polarization" in Kresge Auditorium on Oct. 16.
Twenty Bowdoin College students who constitute the Common Good Grant program participated in a daylong retreat to encourage the participants to get to know each other better and think critically about philanthropy.
Examining the parallels between our current economy and that of the 1930s, MIT Professor Emeritus of Economics Peter Temin spoke to an attentive audience spanning a wide range of ages during Bowdoin's biannual Santagata Lecture in Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, on Oct. 17.
This year, approximately 82 seniors signed up for Mock Interview Day on Oct. 18.
Painter Erling Sjovold of the University of Richmond, artist-in-residence at Bowdoin from Oct. 1-22, held an open studio on Oct. 18 to cap off his stay at the college.
Monday was Yellow Shirt Day, a Bowdoin tradition of wearing yellow in support of the College’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or questioning (LGBTIQ) community.
In a Common Hour speech that kicked off the annual President’s Symposium on Oct. 18, climate scientist Daniel Schrag of Harvard University spoke of the importance of flexibility in the face of rising CO2, and highlighted the vital role of young scientists in today’s society – an apt message for the nearly 100 Bowdoin student […]
Scholars from institutions across the U.S. and abroad came to Bowdoin to discuss 19th-century political economists, and the relevance of their ideas to modern times, in a symposium on Oct. 19-20 titled “American Political Economy from the Age of Jackson to the Civil War,” organized by Stephen Meardon.
Acclaimed journalist and author Russ Rymer, currently a visiting writer at Bowdoin, talks about his new novel "Paris Twilight" with Professor of English Brock Clarke.
At 5 p.m., students dropped off 11 apple pies at the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program, which runs a soup kitchen and food pantry in Brunswick.
Associate Professor of Film Studies Tricia Welsch talks about her book "Gloria Swanson: Ready for Her Close-Up" with Associate Professor of English and Film Studies Aviva Briefel (director of Bowdoin's film studies program).
Meredith White of Maine's Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences presented her research on scallops at Bowdoin on Oct. 10.
Fortune sought out Professor of Economics Rachel Connelly for an Oct. 14 article on which tech company offers the best child care.
Organized by Robert Carnicella, a clinician with Bowdoin Counseling Services, the mindfulness nature walk was a chance for students or staff to look for birds — mostly warblers and crows this time of year — while practicing the skill of staying in the present.
When Doug Caplan ’15 found out that Bowdoin chemistry lab instructor Reme Bernier had fixed up the same jeep model his grandfather drove, Caplan asked if Bernier would be willing to let Ring take a ride in it as a special surprise during Parents Weekend.
The Bowdoin Triathlon Club, which is seeking to be chartered this fall, appeals to students who want to be fit and want to belong to a sports team, but who don't want to commit to a mandatory training schedule.