After Bowdoin, Irby taught science at a prep school for three years before attending grad school at William & Mary, where he earned a doctorate in marine science, and then moving into the policy realm.
Since founding Healthy Learners in Zambia as an undergraduate, Lonnie Hackett ’14 has never wavered in his commitment to the nonprofit. Now, with the assistance of Zambia's federal government, the program is on track to reach 1 million students across the country.
More space for research, teaching, and living is now available at the 118-acre facility, which is located about thirteen miles from the Bowdoin campus and offers a wider range of opportunities for students and researchers.
In a case of life imitating art, actor Patrick Dempsey waxed romantic about his relationship with the College in a segment that aired on Good Morning America, saying, “Bowdoin is very special, and of course, it’s in the great state of Maine.”