Nature Moments: A Closer Look at Moss

They’re elegant and they’re everywhere, says biology professor Nat Wheelwright, who takes a closer look at mosses in his latest Nature Moments video.

Jennifer Scanlon Discusses Sexual Harrassment on Maine Public Radio

Scanlon points out that the first real generation of ‘silence-breakers’ was in the 1970s, when several groups of women brought public attention to the issue of sexual harrassment in the workplace.

Prof. Rebecca Gibbons Discusses Nuclear Proliferation on UK Islamic Radio Station

Government professor Gibbons was a guest on the UK’s Voice of Islam radio station on December 6, 2017, when host Hanif Khan spoke to her about nuclear proliferation and issues surrounding the proposed global ban on nuclear weapons.

Visit by Activist DeRay Mckesson ’07 Caps Off Month of ‘No Hate’ at Bowdoin

Before he began his talk, DeRay Mckesson reflected on Bowdoin. “I think about Bowdoin as a place where I fell in love with my mind,” he told the students who had packed Morrell Lounge to hear him. “[It was] a place where I learned what it meant to dream and believe and imagine, and those in so many ways are the key skills to what it means to organize.”

Polar Bear Fans Rally during Hockey Pre-game Dinner

175 Polar Bear fans rallied for the annual Bowdoin-Colby Men’s Hockey game during a pre-game dinner hosted at Moulton Union Saturday, December 2.

New York Times’ Leonhardt on How Colleges are Helping Level the Playing Field — And How Bowdoin is Part of It

Columnist David Leonhardt writes of a growing alliance of the nation’s top colleges and universities — of which Bowdoin is a part — whose aim is to substantially expand the number of talented low- and moderate-income students at the country’s top undergraduate institutions.

Book on Dinosaur Art by Zoë Lescaze ’12 Impresses Reviewers

In its review of “Paleoart: Visions of the Prehistoric Past,” the New York Times calls the volume “gorgeous,” and points out that while it is focused on ancient species long gone, the artists’ attempts at visualizations of dinosaurs are more relevant than ever as we grapple with the looming threats of climate change.

Alumni Celebrate At Annual Holiday Party In Boston

On Tuesday, December 5, more than 175 Boston-area alumni and parents celebrated the holiday season. The event took place on the top floor of 60 State Street. Attendees took in splendid views of Boston Harbor while enjoying drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and conversation with new and old friends.