Meg Springer of the Career Planning office says the posters can reassure students that successful careers don’t always need to follow a direct path.
When Lillian Gharios ’18 returned to Bowdoin in January, she thought about what she could do to raise money to send to the Iraqi refugees she had gotten to know in Jordan.
The Denning Summer Fellowship is unique in that it intentionally links advanced-level students’ summertime internships with their academics.
“Up to now, all the student art has been mostly isolated in Edwards [Center for Art and Dance] or the Visual Arts Center,” Olivia Paone ’15 said. “We want to bring it to the community.”
For the college’s inaugural Language and Culture Week, each of the eight College Houses adopted a language and threw a series of events in honor of some of the cultures that speak that language.
The opinionated group discusses the many things Bowdoin Dining is doing right, while also offering suggestions about what it could do better.
As snow piles up outside of the Admissions Office, prospective students become increasingly wary about the prospect of spending their next four years in Maine. But Bowdoin Admissions has a plan: The Scott Meiklejohn Hawaiian Shirt Campaign.
Students from Bowdoin, Bates, Colby and beyond were recently camped out in David Saul Smith Union for 36 hours to participate in one of the first hackathons ever held by a liberal arts college: CBBHacks.
Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance Abbie Killeen recently offered a public speaking workshop in Hubbard Hal. She started the session by acknowledging that public speaking is, frankly, terrifying, particularly for those not used to doing it.
Black History Month kicked off at Bowdoin with a slam poetry performance and art reception in Smith Union. A few days later, students performed a series of short plays that address Trayvon Martin’s death and the acquittal of the man who shot him.
George Khaldun ’73 has forged a career educating and supporting children, and by so doing, has helped strengthen an entire community. He recently spoke to students at the McKeen Center.
In the dark of winter, Student Activities each year enlivens the campus by throwing its annual Winterfest.
Though medical advances have largely displaced AIDS from the forefront of national concern, the disease continues to have a significant presence in the United States, according to Dr. Birgit Pols, Bowdoin’s health services director.
Organizer Meg Springer focused this year’s Nonprofit Symposium on change, looking at how nonprofits respond to changing times and people’s changing lives. “How do we anticipate or plan for change?” Springer addressed the audience of students and nonprofit professionals who had gathered in Moulton Union for the half-day symposium. “And how can you make good change happen in […]
Photographer Michele Stapleton captured scenes on campus and on Maine Street during the calm day that followed the blizzard.
“This year we went all out!” said Silvia Serban, assistant director of Student Activities. “We’re always looking to innovate.”
Bowdoin’s digital media team has put together an online scrapbook of sorts of some of the college’s highlights from the past year.
Students interested in boosting Bowdoin’s computer programing culture are organizing the college’s first hackathon, on Feb. 6-8.
The intertwining of policy with social issues was deliberate. “We wanted to give students the big picture, an overview of the policies that affect issues on the ground,” Garcia explained.
Cordelia Zars ’17 created a radio story on this year’s Dinner With Six Strangers event, which was centered on the theme of ‘home.’