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Campus Walking Tour Maps 'The Offer of the College'

College secretary and unofficial Bowdoin historian John Cross offered a walking tour, illustrating how the campus was transformed under the presidency of William De Witt Hyde (1885-1917).

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Bowdoin Seniors Install Public Art on The Commons Bridge

The project, by Mariah Reading ’16, Rachel Brooke ’16, and Molly Ryder ’15, originated in an art class, Public Art, taught in the fall of 2014 by John Bisbee.

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Rare Ancient Portrait Acquired by Bowdoin College Museum of Art

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art recently added an Egyptian portrait created nearly 2,000 years ago to its esteemed collections.

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New Corequisite Combines Documentary Photography and Writing

Bowdoin students hone their documentary-making skills in a new corequisute that combines nonfiction writing and documentary photography

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A Cappella Groups Perform in First Parish Church

The end-of-year concert by the five student a cappella groups took place at the First Parish Church, on the corner of Bath Road and Maine Street, on May 13. The Longfellows, Miscellania, Ursus Verses, Boka, and Meddiebempsters all performed two songs each.

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Bowdoin’s vibrant quadrangle houses world-class museums and performance venues all within a five-minute walk.

Recital HallPickard Theater and Wish Theater, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Studzinski Recital Hall, Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hawthorne Longfellow Library.

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Audubon 'Birds of America' Page-Turning

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June 3, 2016 12:30 P.M.  – 12:45 P.M.
Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Special Collections

Join Special Collections & Archives as we turn the page and reveal a new bird in John James Audubon's double-elephant folio Birds of America!

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