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Bowdoin’s Franz Part of Lauded Campaign Finance Report

Bipartisan Policy Center report cites data from the Wesleyan Media Project, a collaborative venture involving Bowdoin government professor Michael Franz, which tracks and analyzes political ad spending.

Rudalevige on Whether President Trump Has the Authority to Extend the DACA Deadline

Bowdoin’s Rudalevige weighs in on debate over whether President Trump has the legal authority to extend the Obama-era immigration program, due to expire on March 5.

‘Love and Information’ Promises ‘Unique Theatrical Experience’

Next month the Department of Theater and Dance will be staging Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information, an “innovative production… infused with media and technology,” writes the Sun Journal.

Maine Public Radio: North Korea Leader Kim Jong-un Not Acting Irrationally, say Bowdoin Faculty Members

Rebecca Gibbons and Bradley Babson from the government faculty discuss the Korea situation on Maine Public Radio.

Bowdoin Adapts to a Changing Population

Bowdoin sophomore Praise Hall is a “first-generation, low-income student of color, the type of student who used to be an anomaly on the white, middle-class campuses of New England’s many colleges. But increasingly, people like her are becoming a more common presence,” reports the Boston Globe in a an article on why colleges must respond to changing demographics.

The Heart Hath Its Own Memory: Longfellow Days 2018 to Include Bowdoin’s Welsch

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s interest in nostalgia is the focus of the upcoming Longfellow Days in Brunswick—a series of events held annually to honor the life and work of the celebrated poet, a Bowdoin graduate of 1825,

One of a Kind: What May Be Unique about President Trump’s SOTU Address

President Trump’s State of the Union address may be unique “in hastening the obsolescence of the State of the Union itself,” writes government professor Andrew Rudalevige in the political science blog Monkey Cage.

Maine Siblings Recall Grandfather’s Role in MacMillan’s Crocker Land Expedition

In 1913, Maine country doctor Harrison J. Hunt, of the Class of 1902, answered a newspaper ad, which read: “Doctor for Crocker Land Expedition needed. Sailing in six weeks.”