Lonnie Hackett ’14 Heading to Oxford as Rotary Scholar

Hackett hopes to use the skills gained studying at Oxford to help him expand the school health program he set up in Zambia four years ago. By the end of next year, he aims to be helping 100,000 children by training their teachers to also be “frontline health care workers.”

President Rose Throws a BBQ For Summer Students

Each summer, Bowdoin hosts a party for the more than 200 students living on campus over the summer.

After More Than Three Decades, Michael Perry ’74’s Kayaking Odyssey Nears Completion

Perry has been circumnavigating New England by kayak since 1985, in a stage-by-stage journey covering more than 3,000 miles, seven American states and three Canadian provinces.

Bowdoin Instructor Takes on ‘Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me!’ Listener Limerick Challenge (NPR)

Shana Stewart Deeds, a laboratory Instructor in biology and environmental studies, took part in the show’s Listener Limerick Challenge,” in which she was asked to complete three rhymes dealing with some of the more unusual stories in the news recently. Topics addressed include gluten-free communion wafers and snortable chocolate.

Wyoming Alumni Gather for Dinner and Fabulous Views

With great views of the Grand Tetons, the Bowdoin community in Jackson Hole gathered at Andy Schilling ‘82’s house on July 13th for an evening of good food and good fun. It didn’t take much to get a full crowd of Polar Bears from across the generations, and while there have been several events in winter, this was one of the first summer Bowdoin get-togethers in Wyoming. Andy and his daughter, Liz Schilling ’19, were most gracious hosts.

Summer Internship Gives Theo Richards ’19 a Taste of British Brewing

Rising junior Theo Richards is spending the summer at Southwark Brewing Company in London. Thanks to a Thomas S. Goodfriend Internship grant, Richards is learning about all aspects of the business, whether it’s shoveling hops, cleaning out the casks, or tasting the ale.

Monkey Cage: ‘Founding Principles’ Examines Role of the President

The president of the United States is frequently referred to as “the leader of the free world” and thought of as the world’s most powerful person, writes Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government Andrew Rudalevige. But to really understand the role of the country’s chief executive, he continued, they key thing to remember is the “structural weakness” inherent in the presidency.

Whittier Field Achieves National Historic Status

Bowdoin’s Whittier Field Athletic Complex has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Construction of Whittier Field, considered one of the most storied football venues in the nation, began in 1896, seven years after Bowdoin’s first inter-collegiate football game against Tufts in 1889.