Art Expert Richard Rand ’83 Weighs in on Debate Over Trump’s ‘Renoir’

The oil-on-canvas painting, Two Sisters (On the Terrace), was created by the French impressionist master in 1881 and is on display in The Art Institute of Chicago, which has owned it since 1933, according the museum’s catalog. President Trump however says he owns the original.

Pioneering Deep Sea Research by Serrato Marks ’15 Published in Academic Journal

Paper showing how deep sea conditions can be affected by climate change is published in the journal ‘Paleoceanography.’ Marks is currently enrolled in a PhD program at the MIT/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute joint program.

Forty Years of the Harry Spindel Memorial Lectureship

For the past forty years, the Spindel lectureship at Bowdoin has brought Jewish artists, writers, and musicians, as well as academics studying Jewish topics, to campus, and has fostered a celebration of Jewish culture and identity.

Breaking Down Breaking Up: Student Team Offers Relationship Advice

  Not every relationship forged in college (or life) is destined to last, which means college students occasionally face a difficult task: breaking up. A recent student-run workshop at Bowdoin, Breaking Down Breaking Up, offered guidance on ending relationships — whether with a friend or a romantic partner. Lisa Peterson, associate director of gender violence […]

32-Year Kayaking Odyssey Comes to an End for Michael Perry ’74

Michael Perry ’74 finished his circumnavigation of New England by kayak as he and three fellow adventurers paddled around the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor.

Fall Fest: Practicing Sustainability the Fun Way

“This is a community building event around sustainability,” said organizer Martha Boben ’19. The event featured local pumpkins, apples, and cider, as well as live music.

Artist Sharon Hayes ’92 Talks to PBS About Public Art Project in Philadelphia

A public art project in Philadelphia called Monument Lab aims to foster a citywide conversation about the role of art in public spaces. The project features temporary monuments installed by twenty artists in ten public spaces across the city.

Monkey Cage Wraps up Rudalevige’s ‘Founding Principles’ Series of Civics Lessons

In the fifteenth and final episode, Rudalevige said for the US system of democratic government to survive, “all of us need to live up to the challenges of self-governance.