As the Bowdoin women’s varsity four rowed up to the start line in Philadelphia at the Dad Vail Regatta, the officials seemed unsure of how to pronounce Bowdoin, despite the fact that the Bowdoin women's team has medaled in this event five years in a row.
Each spring semester, when The Undiscussed becomes active, participants choose one subject to tackle. In the past, they've focused on identity, choice, image and space. This year, they took on the topic of happiness.
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.