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Artist Shaun Leonardo ’01 Triggers Nonverbal Gun Debate

Shaun Leonardo’s newest work, Primitive Games, commissioned by the Guggenheim Museum, has brought together people with opposing views of gun control to debate the issue—just without words. In a recent article, “Can an Artist Shift the Gun Debate?,” The New York Times reports, “With the dialogue on guns stalled, Mr. Leonardo suggests that the underlying […]

Bowdoin’s Santoro Discusses Teacher Burnout in Educational Media

“Demoralization happens when educators face persistent challenges to their professional values,” argues Associate Professor of Education Santoro.

Bowdoin Alumna Cruises to Victory in 750-Mile Sailing Race

Jeanne Assael Goussev ’99 and her all-female crew  sailed — and bicycled — their way to victory in the Race to Alaska, a 750-mile odyssey from Port Townsend, Wash., to Ketchikan, Alaska.

Bowdoin’s Rudalevige Weighs in on Supreme Court Travel Ban Vote

Writing in The Washington Post, the government professor described the ruling as “normal decision — or, more precisely, it is the outcome you would expect under a normal president.”

Middle Schoolers Use Bowdoin’s Mitchell Archives to Produce Award-Winning Documentary

Matthew Gilbert and Don Strawbridge from Greely Middle School spent hundreds of hours researching the Bowdoin archives as well as interviewing Sen. George Mitchell himself.

Professor’s Tweet about Trump Executive Order Inspires Late-Night Joke

Comedian Stephen Colbert found some dark humor in a contradiction that Bowdoin government professor Andrew Rudalevige recently identified.

Professor Killeen’s ‘Babette’s Feast’ Garners Rave Reviews in NYC

A “lush theatrical celebration of generosity and communal healing,” wrote one reviewer. “Wrapped in resplendent generosity, it’s a gift that feels undeserved and unexpected,” wrote another.

Bowdoin’s Mike Franz In Demand and On the Air Regarding Historic and Controversial Election Issues

A historic democratic experiment before Maine primary voters and an allegation of money laundering facing the Maine Democratic Party prompted news outlets to seek insight from Professor of Government Mike Franz.