In the News

Kudos for Winemaker Jim Anderson ’88

Anderson has been awarded a “perfect 100” by Wine Enthusiast magazine for one of his pinot noirs. He is cofounder and winemaker at Patricia Green Cellars in Oregon.

Tyler Micoleau ’91 Nominated for Tony Award

Micoleau received his nomination on his lighting work on The Band’s Visit—his first Broadway musical after twenty-five years working on the New York stage. The show, a musical about a group of Egyptian musicians who mistakenly arrive at a small town in the Israeli desert, received eleven Tony nominations.

Freeport Honors Joan Benoit Samuelson ’79 with New High School Track and Field

The Joan Benoit Samuelson Track and Field formally opened on May 18, 2018, the culmination of a three-year effort. Retired lawyer John Paterson ’66 played a key role in raising money for the $4.5-million facility.

Military Historian and Author Tom Ricks, Joining Bowdoin in July, Reviews Eight Books for New York Times Book Review

Noted military historian and writer Tom Ricks, who will come to Bowdoin in July 2018 as a visiting fellow in history, reviewed eight books for the May 25, 2018, edition of The New York Times Book Review.

John Galusha ’20 Featured on WCSH’s ‘207’; Competes in North American Beatbox Championship

John Galusha ’20 — Galush to all who know him — shared his mad beatboxing skills with audiences across Maine before heading to Toronto, Canada, where he competed for North America’s championship title in the Great North Beatbox Battle.

Bowdoin’s MacEachern Discusses Anthropology on Maine Public Radio

MacEachern explained that the world of an archaeologist is similar to that done by other anthropologists seeking to understand human behavior. The essential difference however, is that archaeologists look to the past to try to answer those questions.

Bowdoin’s Rudalevige on Trump’s Decision to Withdraw from Iran Deal

Writing in the Washington Post, Rudalevige says even if the Iran deal had been ratified into a treaty, Trump could still have pulled out of it, and he wouldn’t have been the first US president to withdraw from a treaty he didn’t like.

The Story of Bowdoin’s Guest Semester Program is Told around New England and ‘The World’

In the aftermath of the devastating storms that struck Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, Bowdoin opened its classrooms to students whose education was disrupted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. News coverage of this “guest semester” program appeared in The Bowdoin Orient, on local and regional TV stations, and most recently, on Public Radio International’s The World.