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Bowdoin in the News: June in Review

Story posted June 30, 2010

Bowdoin research is cited amid coverage of the oil spill, and the College is recognized for its innovative approaches for supporting faculty career flexibility. These stories and more put Bowdoin in the news in June, among other places — within the pages of the foreign press and an in-flight magazine.

The Boston Globe (June 13, 2010)

Dr. Theresa Hadlock '90, part of a team of doctors and nurses working in Quito, Ecuador, to provide treatment for microtia — a congenital defect that results in the absence of one or both ears — is featured in the article, "I Feel Happy At Last To Be Like Other Children."

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Nature (June 10, 2010)

Bowdoin is held up as an exemplar among institutions applying career flexibility policies from the corporate world to that of academia in the article, "Gender Stop-Gaps," which explores the various efforts underway by colleges and universities to bring more women into academic science.

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The Washington Post (June 9, 2010)

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David Page

Charles Weston Pickard Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Emeritus David Page and the College are mentioned amid coverage of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

The article examines scientists' ability to identify oil — wherever it turns up — from a specific oil spill.

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US Airways magazine (June 2010)

The College is listed in a piece that is part of a three-article spread on Portland and the Casco Bay Region.

The Irish Times (June 3, 2010)

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Shelley Deane

A letter by Assistant Professor of Government Shelley Deane regarding a "siege mentality" was published in the wake of the Israeli raid on the Gaza aid convoy.

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Learn where Bowdoin has made headlines anytime of the month by going to Bowdoin in the News.

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