Alumni

Mellon Graduates Return to Bowdoin to ‘Pay it Forward’

“There is a sense of paying it forward,” Kris Klein Hernandez said, explaining his loyalty to the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program. Golden Owens said her commitment comes from her belief in “the power of what the program can do.” She continued, “It is built and designed to ensure these students come away with a sense of their academic selves and what they can accomplish.”

Ambassador Thomas Pickering ’53 H’84 Talks to NPR About Upcoming Trump-Putin Meeting

He said the relatively poor state of relations between Trump and his NATO allies means the US leader headed into the summit from a weakened position.

Young Alumni Open Art Gallery in Portland

After graduating, a group of art-minded Bowdoin alumni began sharing an apartment and a studio space together in Portland, Maine. They found the communal experience so invigorating, they decided they should share it more widely — by creating a public art space. They already had the right spot: their West Bayside studio. With its high […]

Tony-Winning Tyler Micoleau ’91 Pays Tribute to Bowdoin Education

“I like to say that Bowdoin College is about learning how to learn, and you can apply that skill to so many things,” said Micoleau, in an interview with Broadway World.

Max Garcia Conover ’09 Discusses New Album on WCLZ Radio

The singer-songwriter appeared on the Portland area alternative rock station WCLZ on June 29, 2018, to perform live and discuss his new album, Stagger.

Barry Mills Says Goodbye, Again — This Time to UMass Boston

As former Bowdoin College President Barry Mills ’72 ends his tenure as interim chancellor at UMass Boston, fellow Polar Bear and urban education leader Geoffrey Canada ’74 extolls the qualities that made Mills a guiding force at both institutions.

‘Just Really Nice People’: The Facebook Fundraiser Launched by Charlotte and Dave Willner ’06 to Help Reunite Separated Immigrant Families Now Tops $20 Million

It began with a simple goal: Reach out via Facebook to raise $1,500 to help reunite undocumented families that have been separated at the US-Mexico border. Within days the effort spearheaded by Charlotte and Dave Willner, both of the Class of 2006, has gone viral, spinning into a $4,000-per-minute storm of goodwill that reportedly has raised more than $20 million, as of June 29, 2018.

Bowdoin Alumna Cruises to Victory in 750-Mile Sailing Race

Jeanne Assael Goussev ’99 and her all-female crew  sailed — and bicycled — their way to victory in the Race to Alaska, a 750-mile odyssey from Port Townsend, Wash., to Ketchikan, Alaska.