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Michael Danahy, a lecturer in the department of chemistry, has been awarded the 2012 Sydney B. Karofsky Prize for Junior Faculty, an honor recognizing excellence in teaching.
Four Bowdoin faculty members were elected to emeritus status during the May 11-12, 2012 meeting of the Bowdoin College Board of Trustees: Tom Cornell, Jane Knox, Jim McCalla, and Craig McEwen.
Four different performances of internationally acclaimed composer and Bowdoin music professor emeritus Elliott Schwartz's music will be presented, two of them premieres.
This years Community Matters in Maine fellows gathered recently to hear more about what to expect from the best source: alumni of the program.
In the past, it was common for Bowdoins small but solid geology department to attract just a handful of new student majors three some years, seven other years. But this spring, the department, which has been renamed Earth and Oceanographic Science, had 27 sophomores declare their major in this field.
Fresh from the success of The Glass Menagerie, and while still working on A Streetcar Named Desire in New Orleans, Tennessee Williams wrote a pivotal play in 1946 that few have ever seen: Ten Blocks on the Camino Real.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Daniela Oliveira has received the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award, a five-year, $404,000 grant that will support innovative research into operating systems' defense against attacks using virtual machines with help from undergraduate students.
The National Academy Museum & School in New York City has honored Thomas Cornell, art professor and Bowdoins Richard E. Steele Artist-in- Residence, in two ways one beautiful yet fleeting; the other, lofty and lasting.
Kristen Ghodsee, Bowdoin's John S. Osterweis Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, has been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship to Assist Research and Artistic Creation.
Books by Bowdoin faculty members are continuing to shape disciplines and garner widespread recognition. Read about the latest publications by professors Jorunn Buckley, Nadia V. Celis, Michael Franz, Christian Potholm and Olufemi Vaughan.
Professor of Physics Thomas Baumgarte has won a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel research prize from Germanys Humboldt Foundation, which supports international scholars in all fields to carry out research in Germany, and for German scholars to go abroad.