Anu Asaolu ’19: A Student’s Journey from Nigeria to Bowdoin

In local writer David Treadwell’s essay about Anu Asaolu, he writes: “Some people give you hope for humanity, a cause to celebrate, a reason to smile. Meet Bowdoin College junior Anu Asaolu.”

Alumni Attend Bowdoin Invitational Golf Tournament to Support Student Internship Funds

On September 12, over 100 golfers enjoyed a gorgeous day at scenic Essex County Club in Manchester, Massachusetts, for the Bowdoin Invitational Golf Tournament.

‘Why Draw?’ Bowdoin Art Museum’s Recently Concluded Exhibition Draws Glowing Praise

‘New York Arts’ journal says the exhibition and its catalogue “bring home the vastness and multiplicity of the art of drawing—its lack of limitations.”

Seal Rehab to Earthquake Relief: What Funded Interns Did Last Summer

With an audience of career planning advisors, selection committee members, and many of their peers, one might assume that a recent dinner to recognize student fellows risked stodginess or reluctant small talk. But voices were raised to the room’s high, paneled ceiling as the students chatted about the last few months to tablemates. The dinner, organized […]

The Twin Tragedies of Myanmar

Asia expert Brad Babson reflects on the crisis in Myanmar. Babson will be teaching a course at Bowdoin next semester on the geopolitics of northeast Asia.

LASO Kicks Off LatinX Heritage Month of Celebration, Education

Latinx Heritage Month began with a kickoff cookout, with food like pupusas and tamales, last Friday at 30 College Street. Photos by Louis Mendez ’19 Last week marked the start of the second annual Latinx Heritage Month and Beyond, a series of programs dedicated to fostering cultural celebration and conversation for both students of Latin […]

Lilly ’96 Wins Emmy for Editing Work on TV Series ‘Master of None’

Jennifer Lilly ’96 was one of five nominees in the category of “Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series.” She won the prize for her work on
“The Thief”, an episode shot in black and white inspired by the 1948 Italian classic “Bicycle Thieves.”

Middle East Film Series Examines History’s Upheavals Through Human Stories

This fall, a 12-part film series on the Middle East is part of Idriss Jebari’s plan to bring thought-provoking discussions about the Middle East and its history to campus.