Sarah and James Bowdoin Day 2018

Bowdoin celebrated academic excellence at the College’s annual Sarah and James Bowdoin Day Friday, October 19, 2018. The ceremony was held in Pickard Theater, Memorial Hall.

Native American Heritage Month, 2018

Native American Heritage Month starts this year with a talk by Maria Girouard, a Penobscot historian, activist, and educator. She’ll be speaking on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Shannon Room. Other events include a talk about King Philip’s War by Lisa Brooks, an English and American studies professor at Amherst College, a […]

Family Weekend’s Celebration of Scholarship, Art, Music, and Citizenship

A lot goes on during Family Weekend, from the President’s Summer Research Symposium and Sarah and James Bowdoin Day, to concerts, art exhibitions, and talks. The annual event is a chance for family and friends to visit campus and learn about life at Bowdoin. Guests are invited to sit in on classes, attend a Q&A […]

Inaugural Maine Jewish Hall of Fame Includes Bowdoin Alumni and Friends

Among those inducted were members of the Osher family, including cardiologist Harold Osher ’44 and his businessman brother Bernard, class of 1948, both of whom are also prominent philanthropists. Harold Osher attended the event to accept the honor of behalf of the family.

Bowdoin Outing Club Throws Open the Doors to the Outdoors, for Everyone

“We want to break down barriers to entry, and figure out what would convince someone to come,” Director of Student Activities Nate Hintz said.

From Audio to Visual: Music Lecturer Showcases Computer-Generated Art

“I am fascinated by the creative potentials of generative systems and I depend on being surprised by the traces they leave,” says Frank Mauceri. “I am often inspired by musical processes and processes of human interaction.” His work is on display at UMA’s Danforth gallery until November 7.

2018 Family Weekend: Symposium to Celebrate Student Research and Creativity

We have briefly described three student projects—in politics, marine biology, and theater/computer science—that will be part of the student research symposium Friday, where the full breadth of the liberal arts will be on display.

Renowned German Author Bernhard Schlink Visits Bowdoin

Assistant Professor of German Jens Elias Klenner praised Schlink’s introspective novel’s ability to “ask us to read again, more than once slowly,” and “to serve as a looking glass into a troubled times.”