For those passing through the northeast side of campus last Friday, it was hard to miss the 21-foot Seaway research vessel perched high and dry outside of Cleaveland House—the centerpiece of an event honoring Ed Laine, associate professor of Earth and Oceanographic Science, in recognition of his retirement to emeritus status.
Teaming up with the Portland-based Gulf of Maine Research Center and the research center's "Out of the Blue" program, Bowdoin is offering such Maine fish as Acadian redfish, mackerel, dogfish, whiting and pollock.
President Barry Mills recently presented awards to a group of seniors who stand out for their leadership gifts. He also recognized the three students who were selected to speak at Commencement based on submitted essays.
Maine State Archivist David Cheever has announced that the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives at Bowdoin College will receive $1,000 to digitize more than 100 Brewster family home movie reels in order to preserve them and to make them more accessible to researchers.
The final award that President Barry Mills presented at the ceremony, which was held last week to honor campus members for their commitment to the community, was for Leslie Shaw, a beloved faculty member who is missed.
Bowdoin College held its 17th annual Honors Day ceremony to recognize the academic achievements of Bowdoin students and faculty. The ceremony was held May 8, 2013, at Kanbar Auditorium, Studzinski Recital Hall.
President Barry Mills moderated the discussion “Generational Theft: How Entitlement Spending is Stealing Opportunity from America’s Youth,” among educator Geoffrey Canada '74, investor Stanley Druckenmiller '75, and members of a packed Pickard Theater audience who posed questions to the duo.