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Dr. Birgit Pols is joining the Bowdoin community as Director of Health Services, beginning in August 2014.
Libby Szuflita ’15 and Violet Ranson ’16 are mapping parts of Topsham and Brunswick this summer to help local administrators make land-use decisions that improve town life and reconcile the sometimes conflicting needs of residents, businesses and wildlife.
Now that the FIFA World Cup contenders have finished battling it out, another international soccer competition is just getting started in Brazil - only this time, the players aren't human.
Summer may be a break from classes, but things are busier than ever at Bowdoin's Coastal Studies Center: as the Marine Laboratory undergoes renovations for expanded programming, students and faculty presented a symposium on their research projects investigating green crabs, blue mussels, lobsters, sea stars, eelgrass, fish, clams, and more.
The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum has taken home two first-place awards in the New England Museum Association’s 2014 Publication Award Competition.
This summer, blogger Michael Colbert ’16 is on a mission to travel to every town in his home state of Rhode Island.
This summer, a handful of Bowdoin graduates are using grants from Bowdoin Career Planning's funded internship program to explore possible careers in art and literature.
Bowdoin College has broken ground on a solar power complex that is to be seven times the size of the largest existing solar installation in the state.
Religious freedom and spirituality are alive and thriving at Bowdoin.
During the early 19th century, Japanese artworks such as fans, silks, kimonos, and prints began trickling into France, where they inspired significant changes in French art – a topic on which Maggie Bryan ’15 is becoming something of an expert.
In his second summer interning with Innovations for Poverty Action, rising junior John Branch is exploring a number of unique ways in which impoverished people are improving their lives and their communities.
A Maine philanthropic organization has awarded Bowdoin's Melissa Kapocius with a scholarship to help her continue pursuing a college education.
As students and faculty embark on another summer of research at Bowdoin's Coastal Studies Center, here's a throwback to last summer's whirlwind of research activities: take a voyage through Harpswell Sound with Karl Reinhardt ’15 and Earth and Oceanographic Science Associate Professor Collin Roesler.
For the second summer in a row, Christine Parsons ’15 is working at Yale University's Slack Lab, which studies the intricately linked processes of aging and cancer development.
Two students are approaching their ambition to help the environment by going directly to what is often blamed for environmental degradation — big business.
A rare reunion is set to take place Wednesday, July 2, as Civil War general Joshua Chamberlain's original Medal of Honor, owned by the Pejepscot Historical Society, will be displayed alongside its redesigned replacement, owned by the College.
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art exhibition Richard Tuttle: A Print Perspective opened June 28 and runs through October 19, 2014.
The National Institute of Health awarded an $18.4 million grant to the Maine IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE), a coalition that includes Bowdoin and 12 other Maine institutions.
Sitting on a trove of oral histories from fishermen, a Brunswick-based association this summer hired Audrey Phillips ’16 to put together videos based on these recordings.
U.S. Senator George Mitchell returned to campus during Reunion Weekend to speak for Bowdoin's "Back to School Series," a series of lectures offered to returning alumni.