Student Life

International Student Spotlight: Leaf Ma ’18

“When I think of Beijing, I think of my family and friends, the streets I used to pass by every day to school, and the cheap, tasty food on the street. “

Studying a Maine Parish for a Glimpse into Contemporary Catholicism

Viviane Kostin plans to spend a year studying one Maine parish to gain insight into modern Catholicism.

International Student Spotlight: Cecilia Markmann ’21

Born in Denmark but raised mostly in China, Markmann considers both countries to be her home. She says she now also feels at home at Bowdoin.

International Student Spotlight: Giovanna Munguia ’21

“I love El Salvador, even though it’s not the most developed country in the world it’s still a really, really beautiful place with beautiful people!”

Join us for Bowdoin’s 20th annual 2018 Common Good Day!

Bowdoin’s 20th Annual Common Good Day will take place on Saturday, September 15th from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Looking for the Effects of Climate Change in One Forest

As a Burns summer fellow, rising junior Diana Grandas has been on the front lines of a long-running Bowdoin project to measure the effects of the changing climate on Harvard Forest.

Introducing the Geoffrey Canada Scholars

The Geoffrey Canada Scholars program is just one piece of THRIVE, a new initiative funded by Netflix CEO and co-founder Reed Hastings ’83, to transform the Bowdoin experience for students who are the first in their families to go to college, who come from low-income backgrounds, or who are from groups traditionally underrepresented at the College.

Maine-Focused Internships Are ‘Life-changing,’ ‘Inspiring,’ ‘Motivating’

This summer, the twenty-four fellows chipped away a little at all that needs to be done to help our society and environment. They worked for nature advocacy and conservation groups; they interned at organizations feeding hungry families; they provided free healthcare to low-income people.