Alumni

Miscellania Celebrates 45 years

Thirty members of Bowdoin’s oldest all-female a cappella group, Miscellania, gathered on campus over the weekend to celebrate their rich 45 year history. Alumnae and students traveled to campus for the festivities from across the U.S. and Europe, including alumnae flying in from San Francisco and Seattle as well as a student studying abroad from […]

Alex Peroff ’08 Talks Carbon Reduction and Careers in Chemistry

“Outside academe you develop a different perspective on what things cost, including your working hours.”

2017 Common Good, Alumni Council Awards Announced

Awards honoring outstanding leadership and service to the College will be presented during Reunion Convocation June 3, 2017. Read about the recipients of the Common Good, Alumni Service and Distinguished Educator Awards.

Professor Mark Wethli’s Sculpture ‘Piper Cub’ in Rockland Gallery

A show at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art features professor Mark Wethli’s “Piper Cub,” an abstract framework of an airplane.

Stanley Druckenmiller ’75, H’07 on the Economy, Politics and Education

According to Druckenmiller, the long-term solution to economic inequality involves major educational reform. The real issue, he said, is the fact that there are “whole sectors of society who don’t even have a shot, and I”m not saying everybody is guaranteed success in this country, but they are guaranteed a shot.”

Celebrating Longfellow Days Through Film

Cinema studies professor Tricia Welsch is hosting a screening of John Ford’s 1939 classic Young Mr. Lincoln. “Since Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Abraham Lincoln were contemporaries, born just two years apart, a film about Lincoln’s early manhood brings us closer to Longfellow’s America.”

Men’s Basketball Team, Alumni, and Parents Celebrate 75 Year Milestone

On Friday, February 3, and Saturday, February 4, more than eighty team members, alumni, and parents celebrated seventy-five years of Bowdoin Men’s Basketball.

Ambassador Laurence Pope ’67 Warns of 21st Century Security Risks

Pope warned of the dangers of abandoning established international alliances and drifting towards a policy of ‘America-first’-style isolationism.

Students Learn Tech Entrepreneurial Skills in ‘Startup Weekend’

Sixteen Bowdoin students recently took part in an intensive, entrepreneurial workshop run by a renowned Silicon Valley startup professional. The workshop aimed to teach students how to turn ideas into successful business ventures.

Jackson ’07 Explains How Philanthropy Fits into the World of Investment Banking

“The role of a foundation in the non-profit world is the same as an investment bank in the corporate world. Investment banks provide financing for corporations to fund growth, and foundations provide financing to nonprofits to build capacity.”

“Practice for Life” Co-Authors Reflect on the College Experience with Bay Area Polar Bears

It was a fun and informative evening for alumni and parents in the San Francisco Bay Area who had the opportunity to hear from Bowdoin professors and co-authors Nancy Jennings (Education) and Suzanne Lovett (Psychology).

Annual Tech Meetup in New York City Draws a Crowd of CBB Alumni

New York City company founders, venture capitalists, and tech industry alumni got together at Bank of America Tower for the annual NYC Tech Meetup on Wednesday, January 18th.

Tom Gawarkiewicz ’15 Co-Publishes Economics Paper on ASEAN

Thomas Gawarkiewicz, who graduated in 2015, has recently published a paper on “The Relationship between Political Tensions, Trade and Capital Flows in ASEAN,” with Associate Professor of Economics Yao Tang.

Denver-area Polar Bears gather

Denver-area Polar Bears came together for an informal gathering with Claudia Marroquin ’06, Director of Admissions.

Judy Montgomery: The Origins of Bowdoin’s MLK Children’s Celebration and Its Importance Today

This morning, Bowdoin puts on its 17th annual ‘A Children’s Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’ About 200 children are expected to attend the 90-minute campus program that includes storytelling, singing, and crafts.

‘Bonds of War’: David Thomson ’08 on Financing the Civil War

Sacred Heart University history professor David Thomson describes how the civil war helped turn the US into a global financial powerhouse.

Leslie Anderson ’79 Receives NEH Grant for Democracy Research

Leslie Anderson, a University of Florida Research Foundation professor of political science, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to support her research of democratic enclaves in Nicaragua and the “politics of resistance.”

Bowdoin vs. Colby Hockey Game and Dinner

2016 Bowdoin vs. Colby Hockey dinner

Chicago Alumni Kick-Off the Holiday Season

Chicago alumni and parents gather to kick-off the holiday season!

Alumni Celebrate at Annual Holiday Party in Boston

On Thursday, December 8, more than 150 Boston-area alumni and parents celebrated the holiday season.