This semester, faculty are offering fifty two classes that are brand new to Bowdoin.
This summer, Martha Boben ’19 managed to ask big questions of some of the smallest creatures.
A team of scientists that includes Bowdoin professor Phil Camill has just released new findings on a question with significant implications for the future of the planet: how will the Earth’s peatlands, particularly the vast stretches in the Arctic, respond to global warming? Will they serve as carbon sinks or carbon sources?
Stephanie Rothenberg has a lot to learn, and she’s excited about it. “I’m interested in the Maine coastline, the impact of climate change, and what this is all doing to the livelihood of those who depend on the sea for a living.” She’s sitting behind her desk in Bowdoin’s newest building, the Roux Center for the […]
Historian Julie Reuben closes her review with this observation: “Dorn’s book is a gift to us. It is a model for combining analytical breadth and complexity and of using the particular to illuminate the general. It is now the best single-volume history of American higher education available.”
Beginning this fall, the biology department is offering an Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology (EEMB) concentration for students who want to study the land, ocean, forest, lakes, and rivers of Maine and beyond.
Meghan Roberts is one of several Bowdoin professors who, along with asking students to write more traditional papers, also assigned podcasts this past year.
In two years, Maine will turn two-hundred years old. Amid the birthday celebrations, Bowdoin’s Brian Purnell, an associate professor of history and Africana studies, asks that we consider the state’s indebtedness to slavery for its origins.