Students enjoy a summer fellowship on a working farm in southern Maine. The farm is run as a nonprofit to help immigrant and refugee farmers from Africa transfer their skills to the northern New England climate.
Bicycling has helped Bowdoin Security Officer Allen Daniels heal from his own 9/11 trauma. So he will ride to honor those who died while raising money for a veterans organization and calling attention to bicycling as therapy.
Solving environmental problems takes the work of many people, across the disciplines, who can address the issues we face from many different angles. It also takes getting out of the classroom every once in a while.
Camille T. Dungy’s debut collection of personal essays is Guidebook to Relative Strangers (W. W. Norton, 2017), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She is also the author of four collections of poetry, and was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2019.