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Prof. Allen Wells Discusses Changing US-Cuba Relations on Maine Public Radio

The changing nature of US-Cuba relations was up for discussion recently on Maine Public Radio’s daily call-in program Maine Calling, Among the guests was Roger Howell, Jr., Professor of History Allen Wells, a Latin American specialist who has visited Cuba.

Japan Elections: Abe Victory A Sign of Moderate and Responsible Government, Says Bowdoin’s Laurence

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s recent electoral victory is unlikely to mean any radical changes to Japan’s foreign policy, despite Abe’s pledge to revise the country’s pacifist constitution, writes Associate Professor of Government and Asian Studies Henry Laurence in the Maine Sunday Telegram.

Bowdoin Admissions Dean Soule Talks Character and Kindness on Bloomberg Radio

Whitney Soule tells Bloomberg Radio’s listeners about Bowdoin’s holistic approach to college admissions and about the distinction between being nice and being kind—and why it matters in the application review process.

‘This Art Was Meant for the Masses’: Museum of Art Soviet Poster Exhibition Reviewed in Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal

“These posters still look modern and feel revolutionary — revolutionary in appearance as well as ideology.”

Poisoning the Pollinators? Why Some Plants Have Toxic Nectar

Biology professor Patty Jones, director of the Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island, is featured on a UK ecology podcast discussing why some flower nectar contains toxins.

‘Maine Life’ Shines Spotlight on Bowdoin as Special Place to Work

Bowdoin College as employment opportunity was the theme of a segment on Maine Life, a program broadcast on Maine television stations WCSH and WLBZ and shown online.

Bowdoin’s Riley Comments on China’s One-Child Policy

Scholars, including Riley, debate hotly-contested study assessing impact of China’s controversial one-child policy.

Art Expert Richard Rand ’83 Weighs in on Debate Over Trump’s ‘Renoir’

The oil-on-canvas painting, Two Sisters (On the Terrace), was created by the French impressionist master in 1881 and is on display in The Art Institute of Chicago, which has owned it since 1933, according the museum’s catalog. President Trump however says he owns the original.