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Bowdoin is located on a beautiful 110-acre campus in Brunswick, Maine, a town of 20,000 that serves as the gateway to the mid-coast region. Brunswick features a welcome environment for raising families, as well as an array of cultural resources, including galleries, theaters, local Sociology & Anthropology attractions, independent bookstores and restaurants. One-half hour south is Portland, Maine, the state's largest metropolis (75,000) and its cultural mecca. Portland is a lively city with a surfeit of ethnic restaurants, an active waterfront, theatre companies, a symphony, an art museum, etc. Boston is easily reached by train (from Portland), bus or car. The Portland Jetport has direct flights to many northeastern and mid Atlantic states. These amenities together with the unparalleled natural assets of Maine (beautiful coastline and nearby mountains), make the Brunswick area a great place to live.


  • Service Learning at Bowdoin: Since the fall of 2000, 36 service learning courses in eleven departments have been developed and offered at Bowdoin College. Through these courses nearly 800 students have participated in service learning activities through research, data collection and direct service for local agencies. In addition, over 40 faculty and academic staff members have participated in service learning seminars on and off campus. The Community Service Resource Center is committed to helping faculty and staff engage in teaching, research and service which strengthens student learning and addresses significant community needs.
  • Teaching Methods: Problem Based Service Learning
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Bowdoin College is committed to equality through affirmative action and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs.