Six professors and alumni held a panel conversation for students titled “What can I do with a degree in science?” in the Main Lounge of Moulton Union.
While many colleges offer similar first-year programs, Bowdoin’s program is somewhat unique because it teaches the skills of critical reading and persuasive writing through the lens of different disciplines.
Dr. Pat Levitt of the University of Southern California gave an Oct. 4 lecture “Toxic Stress and its Impact on Early Learning and Health,” explaining that our brains’ stories are shaped not only by our genes, but also by our early childhood experiences.
Three Bowdoin seniors, Kacey Berry, Jacob Blum and Emma Cutler, have received Fulbright Fellowships to support their research next year in Germany, Italy and Sri Lanka, respectively.
David Carlon of the University of Hawai’i at Manoa has been named Associate Professor of Biology and Director of the Bowdoin College Marine Laboratory, a newly endowed position at the college.
Demystification, Ethiopian women, water, and home are just a few of the topics Shanti Purushotham ’12 (Neuroscience/Spanish) explores in her blog which highlights her experiences in the Peace Corps.
Patsy Dickinson, Bowdoin’s Josiah Little Professor of Natural Sciences in the biology and neuroscience departments, has won an “Educator of the Year” award from the Faculty for Undegraduate Neuroscience (FUN).
In her first year at Bowdoin, Julia Gomez ’15 became an expert on the social natures of goldfish, as well as a kind of ichthyo-neurosurgeon.