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Three students at the Arts Open House survey the works.
Students enjoy the Bowdoin Visual Arts Open House.
Studio season: the Fall Visual Arts Open House is tomorrow from 5–7 p.m. in Edwards.
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Bowdoin Bucket List: The Climbing Wall

The Bowdoin Bucket List is about trying new things during your four years here at the College. Belay on!

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Students Name Their Favorite Classes

As the semester winds down, we asked students to talk about their favorite classes at Bowdoin, the ones they recommend all students take before they graduate.

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Running the Numbers

Hear some tips from Symone Marie '22 and the Student Aid Office on how you can afford Bowdoin.

“The Maiden Factor”

koos at helm
Sailing for Girls

Courtney Koos ’16, former Bowdoin yachtswoman, is circumnavigating the globe with an all-female crew on a thirty-month odyssey to promote better access to education for girls. The voyage takes in thirty-two destinations in seventeen countries.

Grow Your Own

Stakeman at the Tension and Tenacity exhibit
Africana Studies and Me

Prior to the College's celebration of AF/AM/50, Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies Emeritus Randy Stakeman reflected for Bowdoin Magazine on his nearly thirty-year involvement with Africana studies at Bowdoin.

Open to the Public

Martha Swan Flagg (1821–1853), ca. 1830, watercolor and ink, attributed to Rufus Porter

Laura F. Sprague, senior consulting curator for the decorative arts, and Justin Wolff, associate professor of art history at the University of Maine, lead a tour of the new exhibition Rufus Porter’s "Curious World: Art and Invention in America, 1815–1860."

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