In the News

Mary Inman ’90 Helps Export American Whistleblower Program to the UK

Inman helps the US government target British firms who have evaded American custom duties by encouraging whistleblowers to come forward.

Rudalevige in ‘Monkey Cage’: Civil Liberties Remains a Contentious Issue

Ever since the ten constitutional amendments known as the Bill of Rights came along in 1791, people have been arguing about them, writes Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government Andrew Rudalevige in The Washington Post.

Looking Behind Memento Mori Objects: ‘Artnet’ Reviews ‘Unique’ Bowdoin Exhibition

The Bowdoin art museum’s “Ivory MIrror” show, examines how mortality played into Renaissance culture. This macabre genre, with its portrayal of decaying corpses, skulls and skeletons, is described by the reviewer as “oft-misunderstood.”

Anu Asaolu ’19: A Student’s Journey from Nigeria to Bowdoin

In local writer David Treadwell’s essay about Anu Asaolu, he writes: “Some people give you hope for humanity, a cause to celebrate, a reason to smile. Meet Bowdoin College junior Anu Asaolu.”

‘Why Draw?’ Bowdoin Art Museum’s Recently Concluded Exhibition Draws Glowing Praise

‘New York Arts’ journal says the exhibition and its catalogue “bring home the vastness and multiplicity of the art of drawing—its lack of limitations.”

Lilly ’96 Wins Emmy for Editing Work on TV Series ‘Master of None’

Jennifer Lilly ’96 was one of five nominees in the category of “Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series.” She won the prize for her work on
“The Thief”, an episode shot in black and white inspired by the 1948 Italian classic “Bicycle Thieves.”

Bowdoin’s Rudalevige Examines Role of Bureaucracy on Washington Post’s ‘Monkey Cage’ Blog

Rudalevige examines the history of the US public sector “[f]rom the 800 people employed by the federal government in 1789 to the more than 2.5 million civilians on today’s payroll,” and explains how “one person’s red tape is another person’s vital protection.”

Flood Expert Sam Brody ’92 Profiled in Portland Press Herald

Brody is director of Texas A&M University’s Center for Beaches and Shores, has been interviewed dozens of times in the media since Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast last month.