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Moments at Bowdoin College

Two Bowdoin students greet each other outside of the Buck Fitness Center.
Two Bowdoin students greet each other outside of the Buck Fitness Center.
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Getting Your Hands Dirty

Youkilis and Pady at Hurricane Valley farm
Summer on the Farm

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.

Being at Bowdoin

Stacks of colorful yoga mats
Many Paths to Staying Well at Bowdoin

Bowdoin offers lots ways to be healthy and fit, and to stay grounded—from zumba, spinning, weight lifting, and yoga, to counseling, acupuncture, meditation, and Tai Chi.

Collaborating for the Environment

Eleanor Paasche and Cal Soule with dairy cows
A Unique Lab for Uniquely Challenging Problems

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.

Visiting Speaker

Camile Dungy

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.

"To count Nature a familiar acquaintance, and Art an intimate friend—"

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