A team of academics and technology experts — including Bowdoin’s Pamela Fletcher, professor of art history, and David Israel, senior producer for academic new media — has won the Association of Research Institutes in Art History’s 2015 ARIAH Prize for Online Publishing.
Biology professor Jack Bateman is the latest faculty member to be profiled in our series on professors. In these Q&As, faculty members answer our questions about their careers, research and little known facts about themselves.
Math professor Jack O’Brien uses dance to help his students understand computational statistics.
Each Friday afternoon in the Peucinian Room, Classics Lecturer Michael Nerdahl meets with several dedicated Latin students for a tradition he calls “Latin Tea.”
Before the clock struck 9:26:53, Bowdoin professor of mathematics Jennifer Taback gave a brief history of Pi.
“While attention tends to focus on the destruction of art and the looting of artifacts, the demolition of ancient ruins and the consequent loss of the archaeological context for these remains are even more troubling,” writes Associate Professor of Classics James Higginbotham.
An unusual convergence of math and art — and pie — is taking place at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art this Saturday.
The printmakers, who were known as the Folly Cove Designers, are now largely forgotten, despite having achieved both interesting art and an unusual art collective in a pre-feminist era.
Faculty Profile: Scholar of Pre-Modern Italian Literature and Hyper-modern Science Fiction, Arielle Saiber
Associate Professor of Romance Languages Arielle Saiber discusses her career path, her research, how she uses technology in her literature classes, and her love of chocolate and experimental electronic music for our Faculty Profile series.
The performance included elements of dance, theater and music. The theme of “light” and “dark” was woven through time in scientific, philosophical and spiritual interpretations.
In a recent Bowdoin symposium on early-modern science, scholars from Bowdoin and elsewhere gave talks on alchemy, astronomy, botany, and the global crosscurrents that transmitted Islamic learning to Europe.
Using excerpts from his book, Andrew Robarts offered a balanced understanding of the relationship between the Ottoman and Russian empires by going beyond an examination of the geopolitical and ideological tensions often highlighted in history.
Students interested in studying abroad with Bowdoin’s Intercollegiate Sri Lanka Education Program (ISLE) were recently treated to a bit of the country’s traditional food and tea.
We are launching a new series to highlight the careers and interests — from the scholarly to the offbeat — of Bowdoin faculty. This time, we profile Associate Professor of English Ann Kibbie.
Since graduating, Iris Levin ’05 has earned a PhD in ecology, evolution and systematics at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Much of her research has focused on interactions in the wild.
Two biologists, an economist, an artist and a political scientist have earned tenure this year.
Professor of Economics Jonathan Goldstein has analyzed the cost-effectiveness of different hip replacement techniques and found that the surgeon and the technique can make a big difference in cost.
Dana White ’15 created a four minute-long sequence of an interview her crew conducts in Cundy’s Harbor with lobster harvesters Rob and Karin Watson.
Three humanities professors recently spoke about how they used digital technology in their fall classes to enable students to ask and answer complex questions.
In response to the National Football League’s “Ballghazi” or “Deflategate” scandal, Professor of Physics Dale Syphers demonstrated for a local TV reporter how footballs can change pressure over the course of a game.