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Ebony Ball Rolls Into Moulton

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 17:47
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.
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Students Bring Discussion of ‘Black Art’ to Bowdoin

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 15:49
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.
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Advocate for Homeless Kicks Off Common Good Leadership Series

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 15:40
“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 […]
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Bowdoin Economist Says the ‘Hot Hand’ is Real, and Important (Pacific Standard)

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 14:31
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.
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Wood Directs Portland Stage Company’s ‘Veils’

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 13:34
Bowdoin's Visiting Professor of Theater Sally Wood is director of the new play "Veils," performed by Portland Stage Company from Feb. 28 to March 16.
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Acclaimed Author Faludi to Deliver Tallman Lecture

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 19:23
Acclaimed feminist writer Susan Faludi, currently Tallman Scholar in Gender and Women's Studies at Bowdoin, will deliver a lecture on Feb. 27 as part of her 2013-2014 Tallman residency.
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Author Isenberg to Discuss ‘Wyatt Earp: A Vigilante Life’ March 27

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 18:45
Join Andrew C. Isenberg, historian of the American environment, the American West, and the encounter between natives and settlers, to discuss his recently published book, Wyatt Earp: A Vigilante Life (2013).
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Common Good, Alumni Council Awards to be Presented at Reunion Convocation May 31

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 13:10
Awards honoring outstanding leadership and service to the College will be presented May 31, 2014, during Reunion Convocation.
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Richard Bail ’64 to Receive a 2014 Common Good Award

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 13:08
Richard Bail, a member of the Class of 1964 and a physician who has worked to help people around the globe, has been selected by the Bowdoin College Board of Trustees to receive one of three 2014 Common Good Awards.
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Ed Lee ’74 to Receive a 2014 Common Good Award

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 13:06
Edwin Mah Lee, a member of the Class of 1974 and San Francisco’s first Asian-American mayor, has been selected by the Bowdoin College Board of Trustees to receive one of three 2014 Common Good Awards.
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Mike Poor ’64 to a 2014 Receive Common Good Award

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 13:04
Mike Poor, a member of the class of 1964, and who, with his wife Loel, established the philanthropic Forest Foundation, has been selected by the Bowdoin College Board of Trustees to receive one of three 2014 Common Good Awards.
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Tracy Burlock ’81 to Receive 2014 Alumni Service Award

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 13:02
For her varied and distinguished service to the College, Tracy Burlock ’81 has been named the recipient of the 2014 Alumni Service Award, the highest honor given by the Bowdoin Alumni Council.
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Dining’s Patricia Pye to Receive 2014 Alumni Award for Faculty and Staff

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 13:00
For her enthusiastic and ongoing dedication, the Alumni Council has chosen Patricia Pye to receive the 2014 Alumni Award for Faculty and Staff.
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Common Hour Speaker Benjamin Jealous Urges Individuals to Make an Impact

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 21:49
In his introductory remarks for Benjamin Jealous, sociology professor Roy Partridge said Jealous is a "vital thinker and inspirational orator" who can help people of all ages define how they will change the world through their individual and collective efforts. Jealous spoke at Bowdoin for the Feb. 21 Common Hour.
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Professor of Art Wethli Curates NYC Gallery Show

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 18:37
Art professor Mark Wetli is curating the first show of a new gallery in New York City. The exhibition will feature mid-career Maine artists, including several with Bowdoin connections.
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Manic Scholars: Bowdoin’s Newest Poetry Society

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 15:22
Gathered around the end of a long cedar table in Massachusetts Hall on a recent Wednesday night, a few Bowdoin students were taking a study break, replacing the rigors of writing papers for the rigors of analyzing poetry.
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Bowdoin Stores Think Green for Spring

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 20:49
In preparation for a green spring semester, the Bowdoin Bookstore, Textbook Center and College Store have launched a number of new sustainability efforts.
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Putney CEO Jean Hoffman ’79 Finds Success in Generic Pet Meds

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 20:14
Putney Inc., a private generic pet medication company founded by Jean Hoffman ’79, had a busy year in 2013: the company released its first three medications, now totaling five FDA-approved medications available on the market.
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The Storied Life of an Escaped Slave

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 15:00
Clemson University English Professor Susannah Ashton explored the life of an escaped slave whom Harriet Beecher Stowe sheltered in her Brunswick home in 1850, two years before writing Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
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Next Steps for Bowdoin’s Solar Energy Project

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 14:29
Two SolarCity representatives, John Conley and Matt Gitt, were on campus Wednesday to talk about their company and its plans to build a solar power complex at Bowdoin.
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