Alumni

Lonnie Hackett ’14 Heading to Oxford as Rotary Scholar

Hackett hopes to use the skills gained studying at Oxford to help him expand the school health program he set up in Zambia four years ago. By the end of next year, he aims to be helping 100,000 children by training their teachers to also be “frontline health care workers.”

After More Than Three Decades, Michael Perry ’74’s Kayaking Odyssey Nears Completion

Perry has been circumnavigating New England by kayak since 1985, in a stage-by-stage journey covering more than 3,000 miles, seven American states and three Canadian provinces.

Wyoming Alumni Gather for Dinner and Fabulous Views

With great views of the Grand Tetons, the Bowdoin community in Jackson Hole gathered at Andy Schilling ‘82’s house on July 13th for an evening of good food and good fun. It didn’t take much to get a full crowd of Polar Bears from across the generations, and while there have been several events in winter, this was one of the first summer Bowdoin get-togethers in Wyoming. Andy and his daughter, Liz Schilling ’19, were most gracious hosts.

Polar Bear Pride: Bowdoin LGBTIQA Alumni gather at Pride events nationwide

Bowdoin alumni, students, faculty, and staff celebrated Pride throughout the month of June, including two alumni events in Washington, DC, and New York City.

Bowdoin Grads’ Shakespeare-Inspired Comedy Show Gets Rave Reviews in NYC

Maggie Seymour ’16 and Olivia Atwood ’17 have taken their show to New York City, and the reception couldn’t be better. Writing in the online theater magazine Curtain Up, Deirdre Donavon said “15 Villainous Fools has winning simplicity,” describing Atwood and Seymour as “terrific clowns,” who give the old play a “new immediacy.”

Twelve Student Interns Learn on the Job at WEX with Rapkin ’88

A dozen Bowdoin students are taking advantage of an opportunity Career Planning fostered with WEX, a global leader in corporate payments solutions that strives to simplify the complexities of payments systems across continents and industries including vehicle fleet, travel, and healthcare. They are working at the company’s South Portland, Maine, headquarters with WEX Senior Vice President and General Counsel Hilary Rapkin ’88.

McKeen Center for the Common Good Alumni Gathering

Community and the vital role of volunteerism: Alumni celebrate the McKeen Center for the Common Good.

Climate Scientist Cameron Wobus ’95 Issues Ski Industry Warning

Cameron Wobus ’95, the lead author of a recent study looking at the future of skiing and snowmobiling in the United States, finds that within the century, no matter what climate change policy is enacted, the ski season across the country will be truncated.