News Archive 2009-2018


Multicultural Alumni Connect at Career Panel & Reception

On Thursday, October 25th, Bowdoin’s Multicultural Alumni Network of New York (BMAN) hosted a career panel and reception at the Centre for Social Innovation.

Bowdoin in the Bay Area – A Conversation with The Willners ’06

Last June, when Charlotte ‘06 and Dave ’06 Willner learned that 2,000 children had been separated from their parents at the border by the ‘zero-tolerance immigration policy,’ they were moved to action and set out to raise $1,500 through Facebook to help one separated family.

Latin American Historian Allen Wells Reflects on Refugee Caravan, Career

Wells looks back on his forty-plus college teaching career and offers some thoughts on the current Central American refugee crisis. This Friday scholars from around the nation converge on the Bowdoin campus for a Latin American symposium celebrating the career of the Roger Howell, Jr. Professor of History.

Homecoming 2018 Brings Alumni Together For a Maine Autumn

Hundreds of Bowdoin alumni, with family and friends, returned to campus for Homecoming weekend on Oct 4-6.

Inaugural Maine Jewish Hall of Fame Includes Bowdoin Alumni and Friends

Among those inducted were members of the Osher family, including cardiologist Harold Osher ’44 and his businessman brother Bernard, class of 1948, both of whom are also prominent philanthropists. Harold Osher attended the event to accept the honor of behalf of the family.

Live-streaming Event: Bowdoin College, the Liberal Arts, and the Path to a Career in Anything in Houston Oct. 21

The event, Bowdoin College, the Liberal Arts, and the Path to a Career in Anything, takes place Sunday, October 21, 2018, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the JW Marriott in Houston, Texas, and will be live-streamed at

President Clayton Rose Among ’50 Mainers Balancing Heritage and Progress’

President Clayton S. Rose is among a number of those with Bowdoin ties included in Maine Magazine’s compilation of fifty Mainers who are “making significant contributions to their communities and our state.”

Bowdoin Alumni Make Connections at Welcome to the City Happy Hours

On October 20, 2018, more than 500 Bowdoin alumni from the last 10 class years attended 18 Welcome to the City happy hours around the world.