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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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Trustees Approve Campus Renovation Projects

Tue, 03/04/2014 - 14:42
The Board of Trustees has approved a number of campus renovation and construction projects that are to begin in the coming months.
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A Thimble, and a Tale of Two Phebes

Tue, 03/04/2014 - 13:53
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.
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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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