Student Life

At Symposium, Students Present Research with Far-Reaching Effects

On Friday afternoon in Morrell Gymnasium, more than 100 students set up posters or other presentations illustrating their work. They chatted up interested passers-by, including parents and other relatives visiting Bowdoin for Family Weekend.

Slowly But Surely, Campus Electricity Coming Back

Power was restored to most of the Bowdoin College campus late Tuesday afternoon as utility crews worked to reverse the effects of Maine’s worst power outage in recent memory. By shortly after 4:00 p.m. Tuesday—after roughly 36 hours in the dark—all but two residence halls and the Moulton Union were up and running, allowing students […]

Bowdoin Among Thousands in Maine Without Electricity

The Bowdoin campus was without power Tuesday morning as utility crews worked to restore electricity to roughly 484,000 Mainers.

Students Honored at Sarah and James Bowdoin Day 2017

Bowdoin celebrated academic excellence at the College’s annual Sarah and James Bowdoin Day Friday, October 27, 2017.

Candles in Hand, Students ‘Take Back the Night’

Each year, Bowdoin’s students come out to support survivors of sexual and dating violence for Take Back the Night. They take a silent walk through campus, lighting up the way with handheld candles.

Bowdoin Dons Yellow to Support LGBTQ Community

Students organized to wear yellow at Michael Heath’s talk, peacefully showing their support for the gay community while protesting against Heath’s message.

Charting Changes in the Coast, from Mexico to Maine

By surveying the exact same locations year after year, the Bowdoin Marine Science Semester faculty and students can see how the shoreline is changing under the threats of climate change and ocean acidification.

Kent Island Summer: Students Bring Island Life to Campus

Kent Island is small but offers a variety of landscapes, from a spindly forest to mossy outcroppings and docks on the Atlantic.