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Moments at Bowdoin College

It's the most wonderful time of the year,
and there are so many ways that we celebrate.
Dancing at the Yule Ball
Dancing at the Yule Ball
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Pistols at Dawn

burrhamilton duel
Ten Paces, Two Shots: The Duel as a Literary Device

“In the real world, there are rarely clearly defined winners and losers.” Professor of German Andrew Hamilton talks about the history of dueling in literature, and why it’s often a lot more complicated than we think.

Holiday Video

Season's Greetings from Bowdoin

Celebrate with the Polar Bear at the Schiller Coastal Studies Center—home to one of the darkest night skies on the east coast.

"To lose yourself in generous enthusiasms—"

This is the Offer of the College