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A Bowdoin student skateboards in front of the Robinson Memorial Gate.
A Bowdoin student skateboards in front of the Robinson Memorial Gate.
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Brainy Solutions

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Online Teaching: Neuroscience at Home

Despite not having a lab to work in this semester, students in Manuel Díaz-Ríos's introductory neuroscience class are conducting experiments wherever they are with their own do-it-yourself (DIY) kits.

Meet the BOSS

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Online Teaching: Real-time Data, Real-life Issues

A new remote course, run out of the Schiller Coastal Studies Center, analyzes the effects of ocean conditions on coral reefs. Students may be physically elsewhere, but this doesn’t stop them from running experiments with live data.

Connected in Conversations

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Virtual Group Offerings for Polar Bears Near and Far

Being online is a lot different than feeling connected. These virtual groups and activities are creating ways for students to connect over shared experiences, new languages, and meaningful conversations.

Family Weekend

Join us as President Clayton Rose kicks off the celebration of student research and creativity. Families, faculty, staff, and fellow students will then have the unique opportunity to independently explore student exhibitions of summer research through prerecorded videos.

Alpha Delta Phi Society

Bestselling Canadian novelist Esi Edugyan will read from her work. Edugyan was born the daughter of Ghanian immigrants in Calgary, Alberta. Echoes of their experience can be found in her literary debut, The Second Life of Samuel Tyne, which was shortlisted for the 2005 Hurston-Wright Legacy Award.

Alumni in Conversation

Please join us as Katie Benner ’99, The New York Times Justice Department reporter, talks with legal scholar Dennis Hutchinson ’69 and longtime Court observer Nancy Bellhouse May ’78 about Ginsburg’s legacy, her successor, and the issues facing the Court.

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