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Bring on the Science (Bowdoin Magazine)

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 15:58
Grab your lab coat and goggles. At Bowdoin, scientific research has a central place in the liberal arts.
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Mellon Mays Undergraduates Present Wide-Ranging Research

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 15:46
This year's ten Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) researchers recently presented five weeks worth of research to professors, faculty advisors and fellow students at Bowdoin's 2014 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Summer Research Colloquium.
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A Bowdoin Summer

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 15:43
Each summer, students on campus take a break from their busy schedules of work, studies, and recreation to gather at a cookout hosted by President Mills.
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Bowdoin Team Heads to Brazil for Robot Soccer World Cup

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 13:05
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.
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Coastal Studies Symposium Previews Summer Research, Marine Lab Expansion

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:39
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.
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Maggie Bryan ’15 Explores Cultural Crossover Behind French Impressionism

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 17:52
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.
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Coastal Studies: Fathoming the Science Behind Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning #tbt

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 13:08
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.
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Bowdoin and INBRE Collaborators Receive $18.4 Million Grant

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 13:02
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.
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Summer Researchers Discover Kent Island (And Blog About It)

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 18:58
This summer at the Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island, students are doing everything from studying sea squirts and sponges to creating electronic music using island sounds.
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Vogel Volunteers: Students and Faculty Get Involved at the Museum of Art

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 13:00
Nine Bowdoin students donated their time, brainpower, and hard work to create the upcoming installation “It’s What You Do With What You View: Selections from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection" at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
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Teachers on Twitter: A #BowdoinSummerResearch Project

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 14:00
What can Twitter teach us about about the shortcomings in our educational system? Roya Moussapour ’17 is working with Bowdoin’s Associate Professor of Education Doris Santoro to find out.
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15 Students Receive Nat’l Fellowships For Study, Research, Teaching, Humanitarian Work

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 14:00
This year, 15 Bowdoin students received prestigious fellowships to dive into the research, regions, languages and community service projects that fascinate them.
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Novel by Bowdoin’s Faverón Patriau Lauded by New York Times

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 13:26
A “delightfully macabre” neo-gothic psychological thriller, Gustavo Faverón Patriau’s debut novel The Antiquarian is “intelligently conceived and well executed,” according to the New York Times.
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Why Bowdoin Professors Love What They Do

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 16:27
What's the best part about teaching at Bowdoin? Just ask these twelve professors of government, film studies, Africana studies, biology, art history, Romance languages, Asian studies, chemistry, biochemistry, and history.
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