The nationally competitive grant funds a number of events examining xenophobia and the refugee crisis in modern day German-speaking countries.
The College’s annual Convocation ceremony, marking the official opening of its 215th academic year, was held August 30, 2016, in Pickard Theater, Memorial Hall.
Each summer, many Bowdoin students pursue internships or jobs in the environmental field. Some of them are supported by college grants, both from Bowdoin’s Career Planning office and the Environmental Studies program. Below are stories of three students with College fellowships who are contributing in some way to the environment.
The contribution of renowned sexologist Alfred Kinsey, class of 1916, was front and center at a recent two day symposium organized by Bowdoin and feauring invited panelists.
In 2015, Bowdoin students were awarded 17 Fulbright fellowships, making Bowdoin College one of the highest ranked undergraduate institutions for producing Fulbright scholars.
Steven Cerf, Bowdoin’s George Lincoln Skolfield Jr. Professor of German Emeritus, has been chosen to receive the 2016 Alumni Service Award for Faculty and Staff, presented each year for service and devotion to Bowdoin, its students and alumni.
An academic whose focus includes East Germany and gender theory recently visited Bowdoin to give a talk on the effects of unification 25 years after the historic joining of East and West Germany.
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.
This year, many Bowdoin seniors and alumni were awarded some of the country’s most prestigious national fellowships and grants, helping them launch careers in academia, public service, medicine and more.
Thirteen Bowdoin seniors — as well as two recent graduates — have won Fulbright fellowships this year to teach English or conduct research in countries around the world.
Bowdoin’s George Lincoln Skolfield Jr. Professor of German Emeritus, escorted more than 50 Bowdoin alumni to Offenbach’s Tales of Hoffmann at the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center Saturday, March 21, 2015.
For the college’s inaugural Language and Culture Week, each of the eight College Houses adopted a language and threw a series of events in honor of some of the cultures that speak that language.
Bowdoin College is among the country’s top producers of Fulbright students for 2014-2015, according to data compiled by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Somehow, in the midst of all of their teaching and research, professors at Bowdoin also find time to write books. Check out these recent and upcoming titles by faculty members.
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.
Two faculty members have been newly appointed to endowed chairs at Bowdoin: chemistry professor Elizabeth Stemmler and German associate professor Jill Smith.
In the mid-20th century, London’s Warburg Institute was educating the public about the roots of Western civilization. But how?
Three faculty members were granted emeritus status during the annual meeting of the Bowdoin College Board of Trustees on May 9-11, 2014: DeWitt John, Jorunn Buckley, and Steve Cerf.
A crowd of admirers waited outside Sills Hall Wednesday afternoon to greet Steve Cerf, soon to be emeritus professor of German, after he finished teaching his final class.