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Bowdoin students and alums celebrate during the Homecoming Harvestfest 2021.
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Bowdoin students and alums celebrate during the Homecoming Harvestfest 2021.
Browse photos and watch the video recap from Bowdoin Homecoming 2021 »
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Record Number of Students Join Outing Club

This fall, Bowdoin Outing Club memberships almost quadrupled, a rise its directors attribute to several factors, including the club's longtime efforts to welcome all students, no matter their background, ability, or experience in the outdoors.

Save the Dates

Bowdoin family walking on the Quad

Family Weekend is an opportunity for families and friends to connect with campus and learn about life at Bowdoin. Registration is required. More about safety, schedules, and visitor resources here »

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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The Work Ahead
Bowdoin has identified the key work that will be done in 2021 to address issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, along with the metrics that will be used to measure progress. Read more »

Black Women in Art

Art by Elizabeth Catlett
A Curator's Tour of 'There is a Woman in Every Color'

Curator Elizabeth Humphrey ’14 returned to campus recently to give a small group of visitors a tour of her exhibition on Black women in art, which the New York Times recommends as an art show to see this season.