• A Scholarly Summer

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    Meet the Newest Mellon Mays Fellows

    Each spring, a small group of Bowdoin sophomores is selected as Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows. Starting in the summer, the students begin independent research projects and participate in other activities as a community of scholars.

  • Pandemic Adds to Economic Woes

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    Tough Times Get Tougher for North Korea

    While there’s a lack of hard data coming out of North Korea regarding COVID-19, the Pyongyang regime is ill-suited to cope with such a public health crisis, says Korea watcher and former Bowdoin lecturer Bradley Babson.

  • Joining a Historic Expedition

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    Adrift in a Sea of Ice

    Scientist Madison Smith ’14 joins the “largest polar expedition in history,” as she travels to a research platform frozen into the ice near the North Pole, where she’ll be collecting valuable data for the next two months.

  • Gotta Run!

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    Celebrating an Unusual Graduation

    Departing senior Anne McKee found a unique way to celebrate her graduation. On what would have been the day of her commencement, the track star is running the thirty-one miles from campus to her family home in Hallowell.

  • Transhistorical Sights

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    Archaeology Class Makes a Spectacle in Online Exhibition

    Spectacle in Antiquity and Beyond features displays of objects and photographs from ancient Greece and Rome to the twentieth century. Together, the objects in the exhibition's six galleries illuminate how large, spectacular events can foster and sustain a shared identity.

  • Leadership Awards

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    President Rose Honors Five Exceptional Students

    Each year, Bowdoin's president selects a few seniors to celebrate their achievements outside of the classroom. (Academic accomplishments are recognized at the annual Honors Day ceremony.)

  • Opportunities and Challenges

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    Starting a Career during COVID-19

    Though the Class of 2020 will be graduating on May 23, the Office of Career Exploration and Development (CXD) will continue supporting seniors well after they earn their diplomas.

  • New Appointment

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    Michael Albano Named Director of Student Aid

    Bowdoin College has named Michael Albano to the position of director of student aid following a national search. Albano currently serves as director of student financial services at Vassar College.

  • Join the Celebration

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    Bowdoin to Celebrate the Class of 2020 May 23

    Bowdoin will hold a special celebration for the Class of 2020 online Saturday, May 23, 2020, and plans to hold an on-campus ceremony and related celebrations in May 2021.

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