Monthly Archives: March 2010

Video: Bowdoin’s Prof. Settlemire Breeds Healthier Sheep (WCSH)

More than 100 very cute lambs have been born so far this year at Brunswick’s Crystal Spring Farm. They’re part of a highly successful research project conducted by Bowdoin Professor of Biology and Chemistry Emeritus Tom Settlemire and Dick Brizowski of the University of Maine aimed at solving the world’s number one health problem for […]

Bowdoin Alumna Among 10 ‘Pioneers’ in Green Building and Design

Margie Ruddick graduated from Bowdoin in 1979 with a degree in English. Today, she is a landscape architect honored as a pioneer in green building and design with a portfolio that stretches from New York to China.

Kyle Dempsey ’11 Awarded Prestigious Truman Scholarship

Kyle Dempsey ’11, of East Millinocket, Maine, has been chosen to receive a prestigious 2010 Truman Scholarship, awarded by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. The Truman Scholarship is a highly selective program, providing up to $30,000 toward graduate study.

Bowdoin in the News: March in Review

An enterprising student and the inter-campus sustainability training he helped create, an alumna’s design skills and an alumnus’s enduring legacy all put Bowdoin in the news in March.

New Studio Helps Bowdoin Student Musicians Rock Out

Rock music is now taking shape within the padded confines of football coaches’ offices-turned-professional-grade recording studio in Sargent Gym.

Robots and Robotics at Bowdoin

A photo gallery in the Boston Globe illustrates how robots and robotics are gaining importance as effective tools in everything from law enforcement to entertainment. Bowdoin students and faculty are making their own contributions to the field in a new robotics lab and through a champion robotics team.

Polar Bear Women Grab Lacrosse and Basketball Honors

Bowdoin College women’s lacrosse player Katie Stewart (Chevy Chase, Md.) has been honored as the New England Small College Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Week. Stewart, a sophomore midfielder, helped the Polar Bears snap a three-game losing streak with two impressive home victories. Meanwhile, senior women’s basketball players Caitlin Hynes (Owl’s Head, Maine), Leah Rubega […]

Polar Bear Softball Plays Hardball With Husson

Bowdoin’s Hillary Smyth collected five hits, including four RBI and three runs scored, as the Polar Bear softball team swept Husson in their northern debut on Sunday. Bowdoin cruised to 9-2 win in the opener before taking an 8-0 decision in the nightcap to improve to 13-5 on the year.