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Moments at Bowdoin College

Two Bowdoin students chat on the grass in front of the Chapel.
Two Bowdoin students chat on the grass in front of the Chapel.
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Using Your Own Space

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Acting for the Camera: A Remote Experience

The move to remote learning creates a perfect opportunity for theater professor Abigail Killeen to introduce a new class. Acting for the Camera encourages students to take advantages of the spaces they find themselves in.

Alumni in Conversation

A video interview with Andy Serwer and Reed Hastings hosted by Yahoo Finance
Video: Andy Serwer ’81 and Reed Hastings ’83
Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer ’81 speaks with Netflix Co-Founder & Co-CEO Reed Hastings ’83 about his new book No Rules Rules, and how abandoning traditional corporate culture allowed Netflix to thrive.

The World Beyond Our Screens

Maine Rocky intertidal zone.
How to Bring Maine's Sea to Students

"We are trying to still get them out there and to show them Maine," marine biology lab instructor Bethany Whalon said. "We’re trying to give them the Bowdoin experience, even though they're not present."

Different but Excellent

Online Teaching: Japanese with Vyjayanthi Selinger

"I hope my students still see my passion for Japanese, and my care for them—that these are coming through, just expended in another way," said Associate Professor of Asian Studies Vyjayanthi Ratnam Selinger.

Online Polling

Gauging Maine’s Political Landscape

Government and math major Sumer Vaidya ’22 spent the summer trying to gauge how Mainers will vote in the coming elections. Due to the pandemic, he had to adjust his research project to an online format.

Santagata Memorial Lecture

Two of America’s most brilliant and experienced political analysts and reporters will share the stage live-streamed to deliver clear-cut analysis on the headlines impacting the race for the White House in 2020.


Health Services will be giving free flu vaccinations to all residential students on the day of their cohort test. Please wear clothing for easy access to your upper arm and allow extra time to get vaccinated after your COVID test.

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