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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.
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.
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.
The members of Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha of Maine, have nominated eleven seniors for membership in PBK.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
The Board of Trustees has approved a number of campus renovation and construction projects that are to begin in the coming months.
Within every object, no matter how unassuming, is a story. The Object Show at the Bowdoin Museum of Art draws from the diverse collections of the College to bring many such stories to light.
Students made a splash at the annual Ebony Ball, held in Moulton Union Feb. 28. The ball, an annual party put on by the African American Society for all students, is a campus tradition more than 20 years old.
After being inspired by Yale University's recent 19th-Annual Black Solidarity Conference, "Rooted: An Odyssey of Black Art," student members of Bowdoin's African-American Society decided to bring a taste of the convention back to campus.
“I was driving back from Boston, gripping the wheel, thinking to myself, ‘Be careful what you wish for’,” Mark Swann ’84 said, describing the advent of his remarkable career to a roomful of students at the McKeen Center. While Swann dreamed of being able to make an impact on the most needy, he also knew […]
Assistant Professor of Economics Dan Stone argues that researchers are overlooking a real pattern in behavior when they dismiss the possibility that athletes, indeed anyone, can achieve exceptional streaks of success.