A new center dedicated to the broad multidisciplinary study of the Arctic at Bowdoin College will be named the John and Lile Gibbons Center for Arctic Studies in recognition of Bowdoin trustee emeritus John A. Gibbons Jr. ’64 and his wife, Lile R. Gibbons.
Bowdoin students win more Fulbright awards than any other comparable US college or university. The latest rankings show twenty-four Polar Bears were offered the prestigious study-abroad grants in the current academic year.
As part of its educational mission, the McKeen Center for the Common Good provides its student volunteers with many opportunities to reflect on the dynamics of power and privilege in community service.
Historian Patrick Rael teamed up with geographer Aaron Gilbreath to offer a new type of history class. American History through GIS uses geographic information systems to offer a more data-driven approach to the subject.