Netflix CEO Reed Hastings ’83 Funds New Program for Student Success at Bowdoin

A $5-million gift from Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings ’83 will provide for the development of a new program at Bowdoin College to substantially transform the college experience and improve the graduation rates of low-income students, first-generation students and those students traditionally underrepresented on college campuses.

Mary Inman ’90 Helps Export American Whistleblower Program to the UK

Inman helps the US government target British firms who have evaded American custom duties by encouraging whistleblowers to come forward.

Alumni Attend Bowdoin Invitational Golf Tournament to Support Student Internship Funds

On September 12, over 100 golfers enjoyed a gorgeous day at scenic Essex County Club in Manchester, Massachusetts, for the Bowdoin Invitational Golf Tournament.

Lilly ’96 Wins Emmy for Editing Work on TV Series ‘Master of None’

Jennifer Lilly ’96 was one of five nominees in the category of “Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series.” She won the prize for her work on
“The Thief”, an episode shot in black and white inspired by the 1948 Italian classic “Bicycle Thieves.”

Flood Expert Sam Brody ’92 Profiled in Portland Press Herald

Brody is director of Texas A&M University’s Center for Beaches and Shores, has been interviewed dozens of times in the media since Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast last month.

George Mitchell ’54, H’83 Talks US Politics, North Korea, Middle East on Maine Public Radio

Interviewed on Maine Public Radio’s Morning Edition September 13, 2017, former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell ’54, H’83 discussed a number of subjects, including ways to reform the US political system and the situation in North Korea.

Bowdoin Announces New Initiative to Encourage Public Service

A new three-component program at Bowdoin College will help students gain insight into the rewards and challenges of serving the common good by working in and through government agencies, political offices and non-governmental organizations engaged in public policy. The Bowdoin Public Service (BPS) Initiative will initially expose students to a broad array of service opportunities […]

Polar Bears Celebrate Common Good Day in Washington, D.C.

Polar Bears from the greater Washington, D.C. area gathered to celebrate Common Good Day at Bread for the City in advance of the campus-wide celebration of Bowdoin’s 19th annual Common Good Day on Saturday, Sept. 16th, 2017. Participants helped the organization sort food and after making quick work of their assigned tasks, gathered for conversation.  […]