Joseph McKeen
Center for the Common Good

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Joseph McKeen Center for the Common Good

Students in the Common Good Grant Program Participate in Daylong Retreat

Story posted October 21, 2013

On Sunday, twenty Bowdoin College students who constitute the Common Good Grant program participated in a daylong retreat.

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Apply for Alternative Spring Break!

Story posted October 02, 2013

Apply for Alternative Spring Break 2014!  Applications DUE Oct 30.

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Welcome to the McKeen Center!

Story posted August 29, 2013

Check out the many ways you can connect with the Brunswick community!

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2013 Service and Public Engagement Awards Announced

Story posted May 06, 2013

In supporting the public engagement activities of students, faculty and staff, the McKeen Center for the Common Good recognized the service and engagement efforts of several members of the Bowdoin and local community in an awards ceremony with President Mills on May 2nd.

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Apply for Alternative Winter Break!

Story posted September 09, 2013

Apply now for Alternative Winter Break 2014!

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The Island School Project

Story posted April 22, 2013

Learn more about the Education Department's community-based curriculum at Bowdoin and the Common Good: a Celebration of Community, May 9, 3:30-5pm, Morrell Lounge.

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Students Reflect on ASB Trips

Story posted April 17, 2013

Upon returning to campus, students and leaders from seven different alternative spring break trips share their stories, experiences, and reflections.

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Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events

Home Weatherization Talk (Brown Bag Lunch)

March 9, 2015 | 12:00 PM
Adams Hall, Room 208

Presentation: Film Screening: 'The Auschwitz Gateway Film' with Filmmaker David Conover

March 25, 2015 | 7:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Lecture: Elevation the Status of Teaching

March 30, 2015 | 7:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Lecture: McKeen Center Community Read and Book Talk: "Ebony and Ivy"

April 1, 2015 | 7:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Lecture: Zaheer Ali: "From Malcolm Little to El Hajj Malik Shabazz: A Journey of Faith"

April 7, 2015 | 5:00 PM
Searles Science Building, Room 315

Lecture: Modern Ecological, Political, and Social Change in the Alaskan Arctic

April 9, 2015 | 7:00 PM
Moulton Union, Main Lounge

Lecture: Anne Sarah Rubin: "Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman's March and American Memory"

April 16, 2015 | 4:30 PM
Hubbard Hall, Room 208 Thomas F. Shannon Room

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