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Joining a Historic Expedition

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Adrift in a Sea of Ice

Scientist Madison Smith ’14 joins the “largest polar expedition in history,” as she travels to a research platform frozen into the ice near the North Pole, where she’ll be collecting valuable data for the next two months.

Gotta Run!

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Celebrating an Unusual Graduation

Departing senior Anne McKee found a unique way to celebrate her graduation. On what would have been the day of her commencement, the track star is running the thirty-one miles from campus to her family home in Hallowell.

Leadership Awards

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President Rose Honors Five Exceptional Students

Each year, Bowdoin's president selects a few seniors to celebrate their achievements outside of the classroom. (Academic accomplishments are recognized at the annual Honors Day ceremony.)

Transhistorical Sights

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Archaeology Class Makes a Spectacle in Online Exhibition

Spectacle in Antiquity and Beyond features displays of objects and photographs from ancient Greece and Rome to the twentieth century. Together, the objects in the exhibition's six galleries illuminate how large, spectacular events can foster and sustain a shared identity.

"To lose yourself in generous enthusiasms—"

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