Hackett hopes to use the skills gained studying at Oxford to help him expand the school health program he set up in Zambia four years ago. By the end of next year, he aims to be helping 100,000 children by training their teachers to also be “frontline health care workers.”
Shana Stewart Deeds, a laboratory Instructor in biology and environmental studies, took part in the show’s Listener Limerick Challenge,” in which she was asked to complete three rhymes dealing with some of the more unusual stories in the news recently. Topics addressed include gluten-free communion wafers and snortable chocolate.
With great views of the Grand Tetons, the Bowdoin community in Jackson Hole gathered at Andy Schilling ‘82’s house on July 13th for an evening of good food and good fun. It didn’t take much to get a full crowd of Polar Bears from across the generations, and while there have been several events in winter, this was one of the first summer Bowdoin get-togethers in Wyoming. Andy and his daughter, Liz Schilling ’19, were most gracious hosts.
Rising junior Theo Richards is spending the summer at Southwark Brewing Company in London. Thanks to a Thomas S. Goodfriend Internship grant, Richards is learning about all aspects of the business, whether it’s shoveling hops, cleaning out the casks, or tasting the ale.
The president of the United States is frequently referred to as “the leader of the free world” and thought of as the world’s most powerful person, writes Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government Andrew Rudalevige. But to really understand the role of the country’s chief executive, he continued, they key thing to remember is the “structural weakness” inherent in the presidency.