Rabbi Simeon J. Maslin, who has led High Holiday services at Bowdoin for nearly twenty years, delivered the invocation at Bowdoin’s 212th Commencement ceremony, held May 27, 2017.
At Bowdoin’s 212th Commencement ceremony, held May 27, 2017, Raisa Tolchinsky ’17, winner of the Goodwin Prize, delivered the poem, For Bowdoin, Class of 2017.
Class of 1868 Prize Winner Starling Irving ’17 delivered the address “The Cosmic Lottery” at Bowdoin’s 212th Commencement May 27, 2017.
Bowdoin College President Clayton S. Rose welcomed the Class of 2017, their family and friends, and members of the Bowdoin community to the College’s 212th Commencement ceremony May 27, 2017.
Hanna Holborn Gray Baccalaureate Address. May 26, 2017. Let me begin by congratulating you most warmly on the achievements that have brought you to this occasion. I feel very much honored to be joining the class of 2017. But there are still some hours left to get there. In the meantime, I will share with you […]
Becoming a Bowdoin Person Laura Hernandez ’17 Baccalaureate 2017 President Rose, members of the College, and guests, A special alumnus of the College recently said to me, “Bowdoin is great at many things, but something it excels at, is finding Bowdoin people. Admissions just knows how to find that special sauce in all of us. That’s […]
Voices from Bowdoin’s Past Baccalaureate May 26, 2017 Bowdoin’s campus is intimate and contained, but in the beginning, it was just plain tiny. Back then, in the early decades of the nineteenth century, the entire campus was just a small corner of the quad we know and enjoy today—a rectangle with Mass Hall on the […]
Clayton Rose Baccalaureate Remarks 2017 I have never been someone who leaves his work until the last minute. I only pulled one all-nighter in college, in my freshman year, and was so shattered for days that I never did that again. So, I have been thinking about what I would say to you for some […]
The trio’s next stop will be The Basic School in Quantico Va., where they will spend six months studying war-fighting philosophy, the practical application of combat doctrine, and the art of leadership.
The book, titled “Take Me to the River”, features photographs by Kolster of four rivers that flow into the Atlantic Ocean—the Androscoggin, Schuylkill, James, and Savannah—as they emerge from two centuries of industrial use and neglect.
Special Collections & Archives assumes modified public hours this summer, beginning Monday, June 5. Come explore the College’s rare books, manuscripts, and archival records this summer on weekdays between 1:00-5:00 p.m. or by appointment.
Professor of Art History Pamela Fletcher examines how Victorian art reflected social reality, focusing on the work of William Powell Frith, a one-time celebrity of the art world who was pushed into obscurity by the rise of modernism.
In a recent review of the Museum’s current exhibition “Why Draw? 500 Years of Drawings and Watercolors at Bowdoin College,” the Boston Globe observes that the more than 150 works in the show reveal both the intimacy and immediacy of drawings and watercolors.
Postdoctoral fellow Lee explains how the nineteenth century French author’s foray into travel writing “showed the world how the scope of realism could be expanded beyond its traditional, European boundaries.”