Student Life

‘Champions of Access and Success’ Convene at Bowdoin

High school counselors, college admissions staff, deans, financial aid advisors and many others who help talented low-income students gain admission into colleges or universities, and help them to thrive there, gathered at Bowdoin this week to share their knowledge and make connections.

18 Students Win Fulbrights to Teach or Research Abroad

This year, eighteen Bowdoin students from the class of 2018 have received Fulbright Fellowships to live abroad for one year — in Indonesia, Taiwan, Nepal, Spain, Germany, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, or Malaysia.

Artist Mariah Reading ’16 Turns Litter into Landscapes

Reading’s interest in making art that speaks to the ways humans connect to the outdoors is in harmony with parks’ interest in teaching their visitors how to care for the land and to leave no trace.

Energy-Efficient Apartments to Be Built for Upperclass Students

The $15.25-million project has been developed to achieve “Passive House” certification, using half the amount of energy as regular buildings because of more efficient insulation and ventilation systems.

Common Good Symposium Showcases a “Little Bit of Everything”

A wealth of projects and programs were showcased at the McKeen Center’s Spring Symposium, Bowdoin and the Common Good. Posters, presentations, photographs, and video were on display in the Morrell Lounge of the Smith Union, representing more than sixty examples of Bowdoin’s commitment to the wider community.

Bowdoin A Cappella Group Miscellania Wins TV Contest ‘Sing That Thing!’

A hand-clapping, thigh-slapping performance by Bowdoin’s oldest female a cappella group, Miscellania, has the won the vocal ensemble first prize in the “colleges” category of a regional television contest.

Charles Phillips ’18 Commissioned into United States Marine Corps

 “A lot of people go through life wondering if they made a difference,” he said, “but as a United States Marines officer, I will never know that feeling.”

Seniors Make the Most of Final College Days

In the week leading up to graduation on Saturday, seniors get a chance to relax with friends on campus and bask in a wash of emotions as they head toward life after college.