In conjunction with the many volunteer projects that took place on and around campus during the 18th Annual Common Good Day on September 17, more than 100 alumni, parents, and friends volunteered across the country.
A student journalist at Bowdoin has been selected by ProPublica to take part in its Emerging Reporters program. The nonprofit news organization launched the program last year as a way to increase diversity in investigative journalism by giving stipends and mentoring help to college journalists of color.
The Bowdoin Invitational Golf Tournament Raises Funds for Student Internships and Honors Fred Thorne ’57, H’05
One hundred golfers teed up at Essex County Club in Manchester, Massachusetts for the annual Bowdoin Invitational Golf Tournament on September 13th. The tournament, in Honor of Fred Thorne ’57, H’05, is held each year to foster stronger connections between Polar Bears from across the generations while raising funds to support the College’s most pressing needs. Proceeds benefited the Student Internship Fund thanks to the generous support of tournament sponsors.
The power of positive thinking is often touted by self-help gurus as the path out of hardship toward an improved quality of life. But, as a recent Newsweek article points out, a number of studies find that negative emotions have an important role to play in a person’s overall psychological health.