Climate Scientist Cameron Wobus ’95 Issues Ski Industry Warning

Cameron Wobus ’95, the lead author of a recent study looking at the future of skiing and snowmobiling in the United States, finds that within the century, no matter what climate change policy is enacted, the ski season across the country will be truncated.

Arctic Museum Participates in #MuseumWeek on Social Media

This year, museums, galleries, libraries, and archives around the world unite for the cause of gender equality under the week-long theme: A Tribute to Women, with the hashtag #WomenMW.

Frenkel ’16 Paper on Deep Sea Coral Published in Academic Journal

Using radiocarbon dating techniques, Megan Frenkel ’16 was able to make new discoveries about the growth rates of deep sea coral. She is now a PhD candidate at Columbia University.

Laura Griffee’17 Virtually Games Her Way to Interactive Art

During a yearlong independent study, Laura Griffee ’17 adapted virtual reality software to make a DIY sculpture tool. Griffee, a visual arts major, worked with Google Cardboard and other virtual reality software to enable users to interact with the sculptures of Assistant Professor of Art Jackie Brown.

Cindy Rivera ’18 Receives Award at National Chemistry Conference

Rivera won an award at the conference for her undergraduate project, “Top-down and Bottom-up Proteomics for the Identification of Crustacean Neuropeptides and Precursor-Related Peptides Predicted by Transcriptomics.”

Groundbreaking Exhibition of Memento Mori from the Renaissance Opens at Bowdoin College Museum of Art on Saturday, June 24

Featuring nearly 70 objects, this exhibition incorporates rarely-seen loans from major North American and European museums and works from Bowdoin’s own collection revealing new insights into the understanding of mortality and morality in Renaissance Europe.

The Last of the Heath Hens: Special Collections Receives Grant to Preserve 1930s Ornithological Research

It’s full circle moment for Edward Minot, the interim director of the Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island. Films documenting ornithological research done in the 1930s by his grandfather, Bowdoin professor of biology Alfred Otto Gross, Kent Island’s first director, will be digitized and preserved, thanks to a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

A ‘Proud’ Bowdoin Contingent Marches in DC

“A group of alumni representing many different classes (and wearing coveted Bowdoin rainbow T-shirts!) marched behind a Bowdoin banner in support of LGBTQ equality,” Mark Lenhart ’89 wrote in an email. “We enjoyed getting to know fellow alumni, learning about our shared experiences, and finding inspiration in the March.”