Alumni

An Evening in Providence with Clayton Rose

Over 60 alumni, parents and friends of Bowdoin braved a windy and rainy night in Providence to gather at the Providence Art Club for a reception with President Clayton Rose.

Hari Kondabalu’s Apu Documentary Highlights Racial Stereotyping

A documentary film by comedian Hari Kondabul ’04 explores how one of the world’s most popular television shows has helped stereotype south Asian people.

Serving the Common Good in the Bay Area!

Bay Area Polar Bears gathered for a day of service at Tandem: Partners in Early Education.

Reed Hastings ’83 Committed to Higher Ed Reform ‘Beyond Scholarships’

As well as helping low income students get into college, Hastings is also focused on helping them graduate, as evidenced by his recent $5 million gift to Bowdoin.

Kent Island Summer: A Social and Scientific Experiment

Kent Island is a small outcrop of land in the outer Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. It’s also home to the Bowdoin Scientific Station, where for decades students have been spending their summers engrossed in a truly hands-on learning experience. They study nature, to be sure, but find out what else they’re learning. 

A Networking Crash Course, Then a Chance to Mingle with Environmental Professionals

Bethany Walsh told students networking should not be a cringeworthy concept. “It’s just a fancy word for making connections and getting to know people,” she said. “If you feel comfortable talking to people, you are 99 percent there.” She then went over the basics, such as practicing confident introductions, entering and exiting conversations with grace, and doing follow-up, such as sending thank you emails.

Cardiologist Ted Frank ’86 to Run Five Marathons in Five Days

The Charlotte, NC-based doctor is raising money to help patients who need transplants and to raise awareness of the issue. He will be joined for part of the runs by his sister and niece, who are also Bowdoin Colleges graduates.

Bay Area Alumni Attend Multicultural Panel and Reception

On Thursday, October 26, San Francisco’s multicultural alumni assembled for a panel and reception titled “Multicultural in the Workplace: What It Means To Be An Insider and Outsider.”