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.
Josh Magno ’11 is one of only 40 students across the country selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants to receive a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to pursue what the Watson Foundation calls “their unique passion or dream” for a year of independent exploration and travel outside the U.S. Magno, a neuroscience major, plans […]
Eleven neuroscience students traveled with Patsy Dickinson, Bowdoin’s Josiah Little Professor of Natural Sciences, to San Diego for the 40th annual Society for Neuroscience conference. They were among a crowd of 31,500 neuroscientists in attendance to learn, share and discuss recent scientific findings.
Five neuroscience students were in Washington, D.C., over the weekend to take part in the USA Science & Engineering Festival, organized by Larry Bock “˜81. “We loved the fun atmosphere and the great excitement expressed by all the participants,” says Associate Professor of Biology and Neuroscience Hadley Horch.
It never fails: you’re mingling at a party, cornered in a conversation you’re not all that interested in, when, above the din, you’re able to hone in on an enticing conversation elsewhere in the room. Researchers say it’s all about routing.
That’s some workout! Bowdoin neuroscientist Hadley Horch and her students have developed a cricket “treadmill” to help them study the cricket’s remarkable ability to regenerate damaged auditory neurons. Story includes a video.