Assistant Professor of Economic Erik Nelson has found that the Endangered Species Act has made no discernible impact on what people do or don’t do on environments considered critical to listed species’ persistence.
Over the past year, Bowdoin faculty from every corner of campus received grants and fellowships to support new and ongoing research projects. Others were honored for their work.
Bowdoin Professor of Economics Deborah DeGraff is exploring a world of new data coming out of a groundbreaking study in Mexico that is following older people over many years.
Michael Butler ’17, who has a funded internship grant from Bowdoin to work at Runa, said he was drawn to the opportunity because he’s interested in forest conservation, natural resource management, social enterprise and “developing new products that aren’t bad for the world.”
Math and economics major Emma Young ’15 has won a national essay contest on how math is applied to everyday lives.
Two biologists, an economist, an artist and a political scientist have earned tenure this year.
Professor of Economics Jonathan Goldstein has analyzed the cost-effectiveness of different hip replacement techniques and found that the surgeon and the technique can make a big difference in cost.
This year, more than three dozen Bowdoin faculty members have dispersed to all corners of the map for sabbatical projects. See where they’ve gone.
Bowdoin faculty members across the sciences and humanities continue to garner awards for their work – including research grants, scholarly accolades, and fellowships abroad – from institutions such as the MacArthur Foundation, the National Science Foundation, and the Fulbright Program.
Bowdoin’s new collaboration with Dartmouth’s Tuck Business School is featured as one of “7 ways higher ed institutions are increasingly joining forces” on EducationDive.
David Bruce’s interest in nature, urban planning and arts shaped his goal to traverse the globe to draw, paint and write about places threatened by rising sea levels.
This week’s faculty seminar series featured John Fitzgerald, Bowdoin’s William D. Shipman Professor of Economics, who gave a presentation titled “Does Public Assistance Improve Long-Run Outcomes for Children? Avoiding Spurious Correlations.”
This summer, with a gift from the Class of 1953 and a grant from the George I. Alden Trust, Bowdoin renovated the former reading room in Hubbard Hall to make it suitable for 21st pedagogy.
Bowdoin received a major grant from the Elmina B. Sewall Foundation to support the Maine fisheries research of John Lichter, Director of the College’s Environmental Studies Program.
A Boston Globe columnist included Assistant Professor of Economics Dan Stone in a recent round-up of “surprising results from the social sciences.”
Brock Cassidy ’15 wants to show newcomers the wonders of Maine like only a local can.
For the second year in a row, a Bowdoin student is collecting information from her peers about their summertime jobs, internships, fellowships and volunteer placements around the world.
Thanks to a generous gift from the Class of 1953 and a grant from the Alden Trust, the Hubbard West classroom will be renovated this summer and renamed in honor of Ambassador Thomas Pickering ’53.
Assistant Professor of Economics Dan Stone argues that researchers are overlooking a real pattern in behavior when they dismiss the possibility that athletes, indeed anyone, can achieve exceptional streaks of success.
Americans deal with health risks not just through formal insurance but through working longer and harder, drawing down assets, and other reasons, explains Dan LaFave, assistant professor of economics at Colby College,.