Tracy Wolstencroft ’80 will take over as president and CEO of National Geographic Society, shepherding the nonprofit into a new era in which it hopes to contribute to a “healthy, more sustainable planet for generations to come.”
Ben Painter ’19 and Miles Brautigam ’19 brought students to the Bowdoin College Museum of Art with a mindfulness meditation.
Susan Thorton ’85, a top-level U.S. diplomat for East Asia and the Pacific region, has bought a 480-acre farm in Lisbon and plans to retire in Maine with her husband.
Stephanie Rothenberg has a lot to learn, and she’s excited about it. “I’m interested in the Maine coastline, the impact of climate change, and what this is all doing to the livelihood of those who depend on the sea for a living.” She’s sitting behind her desk in Bowdoin’s newest building, the Roux Center for the […]
One of the reasons THRIVE director Jessica Perez wanted to bring together the eighty-six first-years in the new Bowdoin program she runs was to give them an opportunity to see the sheer size of their group. “THRIVE is a community made up of all of you,” Perez said to the students gathered in Maine Lounge […]
Whip-poor-wills, swallows and other birds that feed on flying insects are rapidly disappearing throughout the northeast. The same is true of too many other animals and plants. As species disappear, so do once-familiar sounds.
How can so many frog species co-exist in the same pond without competing for food or accidentally mating with the wrong species?
A US Senator noted for his commitment to fiscal reform and ethics in government, Douglas began his working life as an economics professor at the University of Chicago in 1920, seven years after graduating from Bowdoin. In WW2 he was a decorated Marine, despite being a Quaker!