Bowdoin Magazine

We publish Bowdoin Magazine three times a year and send it free of charge to all Bowdoin alumni, parents of current and recent undergraduates, members of the senior class, faculty and staff, and members of the Association of Bowdoin Friends.

Inside the Spring/Summer 2020 issue:

Cover of Bowdoin Magazine, Spring/Summer 2020, featuring Mark Swann '84Features
  • Finding Our Way

    As the pandemic began to sweep into the US, Bowdoin alumni in Maine, as in communities everywhere, were planning, preparing, and taking the lead. 

  • Why We Run

    Running has various advantages and meanings for individuals, especially in a time when most of the country is homebound. 

  • What's in a Name?

    The strange tale that led to the naming of Bowdoin’s most eccentric building.

     

Forward

  • Respond: Read letters from our readers.
  • Fade To: Caroline Farber ’20 embarks on a writerly life.
  • Column: Lee Rowe ’70 talks of lessons learned in nearly fifty years as a doctor.
  • Going Above and Beyond: Bowdoin librarians get creative in the face of COVID-19, illustrated by Rose Wong.
  • Game On: Athletics celebrated its 2019–2020 academic year with virtual awards.
  • Zoom, Zoom!: There are Bowdoin backgrounds on Zoom—and then there’s a real Bowdoin background at Zoom.
  • Cooking with a Conscience: Chris Burrage '08 brings his direct-to-consumer cookware to market.
  • One More Cup of Coffee: Molly Safford sets the café tone.
  • Forever Maine: The US Postal Service issues a new stamp with Bowdoin ties.
  • e-Vents: There are Bowdoin backgrounds on Zoom—and then there’s a real Bowdoin background at Zoom.
  • Victory Tour: Seven members of the Class of 2020 take a final lap of campus.
Profiles
Dine
Q&A
  • Whitney Soule, senior vice president and dean of admissions and student aid, talks about admissions in an upended world.