Bowdoin has appointed a cohort of four accomplished scholars to new endowed faculty professorships honoring distinguished Black graduates of the College. These new positions, which are fully funded by donors, will focus on the interdisciplinary study of race, racism, and racial justice and across themes of environmental justice and belonging, citizenship, and freedom.
Three of the College's alumni groups—Bowdoin Alumni RepresentASIAN, the Bowdoin College Black Alumni Association, and the Association of Bowdoin Latinx Alumni—gathered for planning meetings on June 3 and then met up for a larger multicultural reception.
Bowdoin this year bestowed honorary degrees to five extraordinary people at its 218th Commencement exercises. Per tradition, students and community members were invited to honorand talks the day before.
Bowdoin's rowing team ended its season on a historic note at the ACRA National Championships in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, with wins by the women's varsity eight and men's varsity four, and a second-place finish from the novice women's eight.
As TheWall Street Journal’s Evan Gershkovich ’14 remains in Russian custody, support for the jailed correspondent remains strong among the Bowdoin community, many of whom remember him as a gifted and diligent student.