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  • Class of 1825 studies remote

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    Remote Learning in Remote Times

    Online learning descended upon the Bowdoin campus with precipitous speed in Spring 2020, a necessity wrought by COVID-19, which brought normal campus life as we all knew it to a screeching halt. At the time, this style of learning struck us as completely foreign to the Bowdoin residential experience. And yet, distant learning was not new to Bowdoin, just another forgotten aspect of the College’s long history. A full third of Bowdoin's famous Class of 1825 studied remotely their first year.

  • Disabled Persons Day

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    Bowdoin Accessibility Team Plans Celebration

    Friday, December 3, is the internationally designated day for recognizing the contributions of people with disabilities. Bowdoin is marking the occasion with a talk, a film screening, an oceanside walk on a universally accessible trail, and more.

  • Social@ESPN

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    Looking for Cranes

    Kaitee Daley ’09, vice president for social media at ESPN, talks about beginning her career in a field that was just beginning itself.

  • "Pie." "Pumpkins." "Plentitude!"

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    A Moulton and Thorne Thanksgiving

    Moulton and Thorne Dining Halls threw open their doors for a traditional Bowdoin Thanksgiving Thursday evening.

  • A Business Directory and More

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    The Genius of Black Owned Maine

    Jerry Edwards ’04 (who also goes by the name Genius Black) is codirector of Black Owned Maine, a business directory he and a friend launched during last summer's Black Lives Matter protests.

  • Long Trip

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    The Music of What Happens

    When Luna Soley ’22 embarked last winter on a cross-country road trip, she found connections to Maine and to Bowdoin in unexpected places, in shared experiences, in things that haven’t changed.

  • Take Time to Process

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    Methods of Mindfulness: Creating the Inclusive Classroom

    Two Bowdoin educators share some thoughts on how they use mindfulness exercises to build a sense of community in the classroom. After the last eighteen months, they say, such techniques are more important than ever.

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