• Reviving an Old Technique

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    Capturing a River

    Art professor Michael Kolster is fascinated by rivers, and in his latest book uses a nineteenth-century technique called wet plate photography to capture a series of striking images of the Los Angeles River in California.

  • Harnessing the Common Good

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    A Campus Responds

    When it was announced that students would not be returning after spring break, it was “all systems go,” as Bowdoin staff and volunteers tackled the major challenge of vacating the campus of students and their belongings.

  • A Virtual Tour

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    Art Through Illness

    It was the sickest she had been in her life, and the worst pain she had known. But, for visiting artist Andrea Dezsö, her illness was also the inspiration for an exhibition that includes nine original watercolor paintings.

  • Maine Favorites from the BOC

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    Maine Field Notes

    We’d be hard-pressed to find anyone at Bowdoin who’s logged more Maine miles than Bowdoin Outing Club Director Michael Woodruff ’87 and his assistant directors.

  • Maine Photos from Senator Angus King

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    A Senator's Eye

    Angus King, Brunswick resident, former Maine governor and Bowdoin lecturer, and current US senator, maintains a vibrant Instagram account.

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