Student Life

Art Fellow Logan House ’17 Gets Lost in a Crowd

When Logan House }17 began inspecting his photographs more closely, particularly the ones he took at parties, he noticed that the people caught within the frame had an unguarded aspect to their expressions that he rarely saw in posed photos or when he drew from real-life models in the studio.

President Rose Throws a BBQ For Summer Students

Each summer, Bowdoin hosts a party for the more than 200 students living on campus over the summer.

Summer Internship Gives Theo Richards ’19 a Taste of British Brewing

Rising junior Theo Richards is spending the summer at Southwark Brewing Company in London. Thanks to a Robert S. Goodfriend Internship grant, Richards is learning about all aspects of the business, whether it’s shoveling hops, cleaning out the casks, or tasting the ale.

Covering the Indie Music Scene in Portland

This summer two students have Bowdoin fellowships to intern in Portland at nonprofits that support artists, both ones already established in their careers and also younger ones not yet graduated from high school.

Bowdoin Fellows Focus on Maine’s Food System

A growing number of students at Bowdoin are interested in working with and supporting local food systems.

Technology Fellows Target Old Mongolian Maps, Tourette’s, and Teacher Mentorships

This year, nine Bowdoin students received Gibbons funding to work on research projects in oceanography, politics, arctic studies, neurology, history, education, psychology, and Italian and German studies.

Jenny Ibsen ’18 Maps a Changing Portland Waterfront

In addition to writing a thesis paper, Jenny Ibsen ’18 will be creating an interactive website that combines journalism, sociology, art, and history to tell the story of the Portland waterfront.

Bowdoin Japan Trip ‘An Unforgettable Learning Experience’

A group of seven students and three faculty recently returned from a twelve-day field trip to Japan, where they had been researching environmental topics such as pollution and public health.