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Energy Magazine Highlights Bowdoin’s Cogeneration System

As part of Bowdoin’s plan to become carbon neutral by 2020, a cogeneration system was installed at its campus steam plant. This system was recently featured in District Energy magazine.

Bowdoin Physics Prof Runs ‘Deflategate’ Experiment (WCSH, Chronicle of Higher Education)

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In response to the National Football League’s “Ballghazi” or “Deflategate” scandal, Professor of Physics Dale Syphers demonstrated for a local TV reporter how footballs can change pressure over the course of a game.

Chenault ’73 Discusses Mobile Innovation, Being a Role Model, and More (Sky)

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The January 2015 issue of Delta Sky Magazine contains a Q&A with Kenneth Chenault ’73, the chairman and CEO of American Express.

Scanlon and Faludi on Helen Gurley Brown and ‘Having It All’ in New York Times Magazine

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The New York Times Magazine features insight from Jennifer Scanlon and Susan Faludi in “The Complicated Origins of ‘Having It All,'” an article delving into Helen Gurley Brown’s book.

Elias on the Peshawar School Attack (CTV)

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Assistant Professor of Government Barbara Elias was invited by CTV News to share her knowledge of the Pakistani Taliban in the wake of the attack on a school in Peshawar that left 141 children dead.

Bowdoin, Tuck Collaborate on Financial Accounting Course (EducationDive)

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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.

Rudalevige on Obama’s ‘Executive Orders By Another Name’ in USA Today

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Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin’s Thomas Bracket Reed Professor of Government, speaks to President Obama’s use of what’s known as the presidential memorandum in a USA Today article that looks at how this mechanism fits into the realm of executive actions.

MacMillan’s Model T Snowmobile Resurfaces in Labrador (New York Times)

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The New York Times details how the first snowmobile in Labrador was a repurposed 1927 Model T, brought there aboard the schooner Bowdoin by none other than Donald MacMillan (Class of 1898).

Arctic Museum’s ‘Crocker Land Expedition’ Exhibition in the Media


The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum exhibition A Glimmer on the Polar Sea: The Crocker Land Expedition, 1913-1917 is featured in the Live Science article, “‘Failed’ Arctic Expedition Celebrated on 100th Anniversary,” which led to an interview on the CBC Radio national current events show, As It Happens, carried across the U.S. by many PBS stations.

Rudalevige on What’s Next for the Democratic Party in ‘New York Daily News’


Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin’s Thomas Bracket Reed Professor of Government, weighs in on the rising stars in national politics in The New York Daily News article, “Hillary Clinton Could Be Democrats’ Sole Star after Midterm Elections Brought GOP Takeover.”

Big Helping: Bowdoin’s Tatham Drives Anti-Hunger Program for Local Students

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A hunger-prevention program that Budget and Planning Analyst Jamie Tatham helped develop last year today provides 250 local children with food over the weekend.

Rudalevige on Presidential Powers (Vox)

Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin’s Thomas Bracket Reed Professor of Government, was tapped as a resource for the Vox piece, “How Barack Obama is Expanding Presidential Power — And What It Means for the Future.” The article points out that President Obama has continued many of President George W. Bush’s most controversial programs — but those actions, like […]

Bowdoin Economist: New Football Playoff Lacks Suspense (Boston Globe)

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A Boston Globe columnist included Assistant Professor of Economics Dan Stone in a recent round-up of “surprising results from the social sciences.”

Bowdoin Biologist Talks Sea Creatures on Radio Show

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Bowdoin’s Janet Gannon joins a panelist of marine experts on public radio August 26 to speak about sea life in Maine and the shifting ocean ecosystem.

Rudalevige on Obama’s ‘Un-vacation Vacation’ in NY Daily News

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Andrew Rudalevige is everywhere these days. Bowdoin’s Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government has been tapped for insight and quoted in The Washington Post, The New York Times, and most recently, The New York Daily News.

Bowdoin’s Rudalevige Weighs in on Obama’s Use of Executive Power in NY Times

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In a Monday New York Times article, Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin’s Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government, criticizes President Obama’s wield of unilateral power to advance his policy agenda. “The executive branch is not really set up to be a deliberative body like the Congress is,” Rudalevige told the paper. “The process is certainly stacked toward the policy preferences of the […]

Former Defense Secretary William Cohen ’62 Among NCAA’s Celebrated Student-Athletes

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The NCAA is celebrating former student-athletes with the launch of “NCAA After the Game,” a compilation of stories that recognize the accomplishments scored after their playing days.

Rudalevige on Presidential Term Limits (Washington Post)

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Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin’s Thomas Bracket Reed Professor of Government, has been in demand of late — appearing in Washington Post blogs left and right.

Bowdoin’s Rudalevige: ‘Executive Directives — and Misdirection’ (Washington Post)

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Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin’s Thomas Bracket Reed Professor of Government, sheds some light on the matter of the U.S. House of Representative suing President Barack Obama over the alleged abuse of executive powers.

Elena Schaef ’16 Mobilizes Art to Reach Disadvantaged Students

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It’s always evident when the ArtVan comes to town: it’s a 12-passenger van splashed with multicolored designs over every visible surface, filled to the brim with art supplies — and you can spot Elena Schaef ’16 behind the wheel.