Slideshow: Family Weekend 2017 in Pictures

From Common Hour, the President’s Summer Research Symposium, and Sarah and James Bowdoin Day Exercises to special faculty presentations, student performances, and more—Family Weekend 2017 showed everyone a good time. See for yourself in this mega-slideshow of images by Dennis Griggs/Tannery Hill Studios.

‘This Art Was Meant for the Masses’: Museum of Art Soviet Poster Exhibition Reviewed in Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal

“These posters still look modern and feel revolutionary — revolutionary in appearance as well as ideology.”

Global Law Firm Names 12 New Partners — Two are Bowdoin Classmates

Ropes & Gray, the global law firm with eleven offices and more than 1,200 attorneys across the U.S.,  Europe, and Asia, has named twelve new partners. Two of them — Alison E. Rundlett (George) and Patrick Welsh — are members of the Class of 2003.

New York City Alumni and Parents are Treated to a Deliciously Entertaining Evening

Bowdoin Alumni Tom Kaplan ’80, Senior Managing Partner at Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group, Marguerite Mariscal ’11, Vice Present of Brand at Momofuku, and David Gruber ’11, Digital Communications for the Batali and Bastianich Hospitality Group spoke to a packed house at Mario Batali’s new La Sirena Ristorante in the Maritime Hotel in NYC.

Faceoff: How Dee Spagnuolo ’96 Kept the USA Women’s Hockey Team on the Ice

Dee Spagnuolo ’96, a hockey player and three-sport captain at Bowdoin, led a fascinating discussion about the fight for equitable rights, on and off the ice. The audience enjoyed hearing Dee’s remarks, and seeing video footage of the game, and examples of outreach by individual members of the team, including how the Bowdoin women’s hockey team (and other college teams) stood behind them. The event, held at the Human Rights Campaign’s Equality Center in DC, was proudly sponsored by the Bowdoin LGBTIQA Association.

Art Expert Richard Rand ’83 Weighs in on Debate Over Trump’s ‘Renoir’

The oil-on-canvas painting, Two Sisters (On the Terrace), was created by the French impressionist master in 1881 and is on display in The Art Institute of Chicago, which has owned it since 1933, according the museum’s catalog. President Trump however says he owns the original.

Pioneering Deep Sea Research by Serrato Marks ’15 Published in Academic Journal

Paper showing how deep sea conditions can be affected by climate change is published in the journal ‘Paleoceanography.’ Serrato Marks is currently enrolled in a PhD program at the MIT/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute joint program.

32-Year Kayaking Odyssey Comes to an End for Michael Perry ’74

Michael Perry ’74 finished his circumnavigation of New England by kayak as he and three fellow adventurers paddled around the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor.