Excavating Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain House:
Students in Bowdoin College Archaeology 202 excavate the grounds of the Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain House in Brunswick, Me.
Marine Research Takes Bowdoin Students to Ocean Floor:
Bowdoin students Courtney Bell and Will Hatelberg take a dive to the bottom of the sea as part of a research venture with professor Dan Thornhill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Underwater Crab Walking at Bowdoin College:
Crabs walk the plank at Bowdoin's marine laboratory as a student researcher demonstrates techniques for studying underwater walking.
Bowdoin Student Curator:
History major Katherine Finnegan '09 gives a short talk about her favorite work in an exhibition of 18th century British prints she co-curated at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
The Cricket Treadmill:
A Bowdoin College student researcher demonstrates a cricket "treadmill" developed in Hadley Horch's lab to study the animals amazing powers of regeneration.
Underwater Eelgrass Research:
Bowdoin students immerse themselves in coastal research with the aid of an underwater video camera.
Archaeological Dig, Haskell Island:
A Bowdoin College student and professor dig through shell middens to uncover Native American artifacts 2,000 years old.
What Makes Goldfish Feel Sexy?:
An undergrad researcher in Bowdoin neuroscientist Richmond Thompson's lab goes behind the scenes in pioneering research on hormone steroids in goldfish.
Alewife Ladder with Bowdoin Biologist:
Bowdoin College biologist John Lichter walks the restored fish ladder at Damariscotta Mills, Me., and describes new interdisciplinary research to help restore alewives on the Kennebec and Androscoggin watersheds.
Michael Franz talks about elections:
Does the delulge of presidential campaign advertising turn viewers off to candidates? Do negative ads hurt or help the political process? Assistant Professor of Government Michael Franz, co-author of Campaign Advertising and American Democracy, discusses surprising new research on attack ads.
Economist John Fitzgerald on Welfare Reform:
Bowdoin’s William D. Shipman Professor of Economics, is a leading expert in U.S. welfare reform. Learn about the evolution of one of America’s most controversial social programs, as Fitzgerald outlines its progress, problems and future directions.
Elroy LaCasce, Jr. reflects on a 61-year teaching career:
Professor of Physics Emeritus L. Elroy O. JaCasce, Jr. Bowdoin Class of '44
History of Tea Seminar:
Bowdoin College students are steeped in a unique approach to history in a History of Tea seminar class taught by Lawrence Zhang.
Students say Latin is like a wonderful word puzzle in a class that includes a professor-student.
Music Master Class with Roberto Diaz:
Internationally renowned violist, Roberto Diaz, president of Curtis Institute of Music, gives a master class with a Bowdoin student quartet on April 2, 2009. Set in beautiful Studzinski Hall, Kanbar Auditorium, with student interviews about their Bowdoin experience.
Perspectives on Leadership:
Perspectives on leadership at Bowdoin College
Forensic Chemistry at Bowdoin:
Bowdoin students learn real crime-lab techniques during Elizabeth Stemmler's course, The Chemistry of Forensic Science.
Uncle Tom's Cabin Course:
A Bowdoin College professor teaches at the Brunswick, Maine, church where Stowe had the vision for "Uncle Tom's Cabin."
Pop-ups! They're Not JUST for Kids
Bowdoin’s Department of Special Collections and Archives showcases 150 fanciful examples of pop-up books which are part of its 1,800 volume Harold M. Goralnick Pop-up Book Collection.
Parents Weekend 2010:
Bowdoin family and friends sit in on classes and explore campus on the first day of Parents Weekend.
A Video Tribute to L.L. Bean Chairman Leon A. Gorman '56:
Leon A. Gorman, Chairman of the Board of L.L. Bean, Inc., and a member of the Bowdoin College Class of 1956, was awarded Bowdoin's highest honor—The Bowdoin Prize— on Friday, October 1, 2010. This video traces Gorman's career, his accomplishments, and his ongoing service to the common good. It was shown in Pickard Theater during the award ceremony in Pickard Theater.
Meet the President:
Each year, every first-year student at Bowdoin visits the second floor of Hawthorne-Longfellow Hall to meet the president, hear a little bit about the history of the College, and to sign the Matriculation Book. Only then are they "official Bowdoin students."
Summer at Bowdoin College:
A stroll around the beautiful Maine campus, peeking inside science labs, performance halls, and other venues as students and faculty work over the summer.
A Few of our Favorite Summer Things:
President Barry Mills and students share their favorite things about being on campus for the summer.
Signed, sealed, delivered...it's yours!:
With less than 48 hours until the 205th Commencement of Bowdoin College, President Barry Mills works on a signature system for delivering 454 diplomas to the Class of 2010.
A Ton of Food:
Canned Food Drive and Human Chain
Greenstock 2010 - Hey Mama featuring Avi and Celia:
Supporting sustainability at Bowdoin College. Live music, recyclable art, make your own granola. Held at Quimby House
Ivies 2010 - Eleven:
Student Band Eleven Opens the Ivies Concert Series with some crowd pleasing hits at Whittier Field on Saturday May 2, 2010
Asian Student Association Fashion Show:
Compilation of dance performances and fashion show/sketches
A Night in the Rotunda:
A capella concert by Miscellania and the Meddibempsters
Kean University doesn't have a chance! Women's Basketball first round game against Baruch
The Big Move-In at Bowdoin:
There were weepy parents and luggage-laden cars, as many of the 510 students in Bowdoin's Class of 2014 arrived on campus this week. After dropping their belongings in dorm rooms, and being welcomed by the President and Dean for Academic Affairs, they headed out on a variety of pre-orientation trips.
Although Bowdoin experienced some of the recording breaking heat on the East Coast in July 2010, one place was cooler than cool. Guess where?
New Play Festival 2008:
Students direct and perform in their original works.
The Bowdoin Log:
Campus winter holiday celebrations wouldn't be complete without a taste of the Bowdoin Log.
A Bowdoin student spotlights sustainability by turning trash into sculpture.
Latkes or Hamantachen:
Bowdoin Professors Marilyn Reizbaum and Larry Simon face off in the age-old debate that has stumped Jewish scholars for centuries.
A student rehearses in The Bowdoin Chapel on the College's 47-rank Austin organ, built in 1927.
Physics to Archaeology:
A Bowdoin alumna describes her journey from physics major to Ph.D. student in Roman archaeology.
End of an Era:
Fans recount the magic of a special rivalry as Dayton Arena sees its last men's hockey game between Bowdoin and Colby.
Lobsters and Liberal Arts:
Bowdoin students show off impressive lobster-picking skills.
Taking Up the Slack:
Students slacklining on the Quad even as temperatures dip below 40 degrees.
Magnets and Meteors:
Eli Bossin '09 shows techniques for finding meteor fragments on an archaeological dig in Greenland.
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