In the News
Nat Wheelwright, Bowdoin’s Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Natural Sciences, and chair of the Biology Department, documents what “was like a nuclear detonation” in his backyard pond when more than 200,000 wood frog tadpoles died within a day.
Multimedia artist Paul Miller ’92, aka DJ Spooky, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s first artist-in-residence, founder of Origin magazine, and professor of music at the European Graduate School, sat down with Deepak Chopra, renowned physician, and alternative medicine and New Age guru, for a One World conversation on Newswire.
In a state where bumper stickers reading “61%: We did not vote for Paul LePage” are commonplace, it’s no surprise that a potential repeat of the same kind of three-way race that ushered in Maine’s controversial governor is garnering some concern among voters. Independent Eliot Cutler is again campaigning, and will again, many democrats fear, […]
A Washington, D.C., native, John Lockwood ’01 moved west after graduating from Bowdoin 2001. Four years later, winemaker David Mahaffey happened into the Oakland, California, wood shop where he was working and began a conversation that ended with Lockwood’s moving north and working in wine country.
Christian Potholm, Bowdoin’s DeAlva Stanwood Alexander Professor of Government, is quoted in a segment for PRI’s The World looking at the number of Franco-Americans in Maine and the enduring nature of their language.
“Grey’s Anatomy” star Patrick Dempsey H’13 appeared on The Ellen Show Oct. 10, 2013.
A proposed solar power complex at Bowdoin would be nearly eight times larger than any existing solar installation in Maine and would generate much of the energy used to power the school’s largest athletic facilities.
In a recent story for The New York Times, David Thomson ’08 traces the history of the Lehman Brothers firm back to its origins in the antebellum south.
Susanna Ashton writes about research surrounding a fugitive slave who was harbored for one night in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Brunswick home, an event that likely influenced Stowe’s decision to write Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
Geologist T.J. Fudge ’02 is lead corresponding author on a new study published in Nature, revealing that West Antarctica started warming up from the last ice age a few thousand years earlier than previously thought — an insight that could influence our understanding of climate change today.