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Exhibitions, performances, readings, home games, away games, concerts, lectures: at Bowdoin we show up for each other.
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"We joke around a lot—"

Elliot Ketchel '21
Happy People Ski Faster

Led by coach Nathan Alsobrook ’97, the Bowdoin Nordic ski team is quirky, competitive, and above all else, fun.

"Civility and Purpose"

John Kasich
An Evening with Governor John Kasich

President Clayton Rose will moderate a discussion of current issues with John Kasich, with questions from the audience, on April 15, 7:30 p.m., in Bowdoin's Pickard Theater.

Real Talk

first-year bricks
Creating an Inclusive Community

As a continuation of orientation activities that occur at the beginning of the year, first-year students are participating in a new dialogue program to discuss race and racism.


Inuit musicians

Moravian missionaries used music when colonizing Labrador Inuit, who recast the music to express their own values. Professor Emeritus Tom Gordon, Memorial University of Newfoundland, will discuss working with Inuit musicians to document their unique musical heritage.

Alumni on Campus

Headshot of Michael Wood

Join us for a presentation and workshop with performer and Bowdoin alumnus Michael Wood, who will share his expertise on the commedia dell’arte—the improvised comedy popular in Italian theaters during the sixteenth through the eighteenth century—and lead students through explorations of space, ensemble building, character, and improvisation.

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