Author Archives: Doug Cook

Margaret L. O’Sullivan ’92 to Receive Alumni Council’s Distinguished Educator Award

Margaret L. O’Sullivan, a member of the Class of 1992, has been honored by the Bowdoin College Alumni Council with the 2017 Distinguished Educator Award.

Career Planning Hosts Annual Maine Employers Career Fair

Students filled Morrell Lounge, Smith Union Feb. 14, 2017, to check out summer internships and job openings at Career Planning’s annual Maine Employers Career Fair.

Bowdoin Curling Team a Stone-Cold Hit on the Ice

Momentum has been building within Bowdoin’s curling team. Over the past four years its membership has grown from just five players to nearly twenty. The WCSH newsmagazine 207 visited Watson Arena to catch the team in action and capture the energy behind the quirky sport.

And Many More: Happy 95th Birthday to Legendary Mike ‘Link’ Linkovich

A legend on campus and in his profession turns 95 today. For more than sixty years Mike Linkovich — known to nearly all as “Link” (though there was a time when Bowdoin athletes would call him “Big Daddy”; that’s a true story) — has been a fixture on campus.

Rael on Abraham Lincoln’s Speech Problem

At the recent unveiling of the rare and historic photograph of President Abraham Lincoln’s first inauguration at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Professor of History Patrick Rael regaled the standing-room-only crowd with what was going on behind the scenes as President-elect Lincoln prepared to take the oath of office and become the sixteenth President of the United States.

Women’s Hockey: The Frozen Fenway Experience

The Bowdoin College and Connecticut College women’s ice hockey teams battled at Fenway Park January 12, 2017, for the first-ever NESCAC women’s hockey game to be played at Boston’s Fenway Park.

Rudalevige on Reining In Presidential Power — And Its Consequences

Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government Andrew Rudalevige writes in the political science blog Monkey Cage, “Inside the shiny ‘stick it to Obama’ wrapping paper is an attack on executive branch autonomy.”

Students Teaching Students Makes For Learning Experience All Around

Bowdoin students headed toward careers in teaching enjoy a professional development partnership with King Middle School in Portland, a nationally recognized expeditionary learning school with a diverse school community, in which they are placed with veteran King teachers for their field placement.