Bowdoin Achieves Carbon Neutrality. Now for the Next Step.

The moment has arrived, two years ahead of schedule. Bowdoin has achieved carbon neutrality, a goal it set out in 2009 to reach by 2020 as part of the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment.

A Clothesline for Hanging Out the Stories of Gender Violence

On Wednesday and Thursday, students were invited to stop by Lamarche Gallery in the Smith Union to make t-shirts for The Clothesline Project, a national movement to make sexual violence more visible.

‘Math, Tipping Points, and Planet Earth:’ Your Questions Answered

Math professor Mary Lou Zeeman takes part in a live online Q&A on April 19, to discuss the intersection of mathematics and environmental science.

Oprah for President? Chryl Laird Assesses the Challenges

Oprah Winfrey has made it quite clear that she will not run for president in 2020, but this has not stopped many from urging the media tycoon and television personality to reconsider, writes Assistant Professor of Government Chryl Laird in ‘The Conversation.’

Mohamed Nur ’19 Wins Truman Scholarship for Graduate Studies in Public Service

“I have seen people who have worked so tirelessly for other people. I have seen their impact on other people’s lives, and the kind of good that can do. This is what I want to spend the rest of my life doing,” Mohamed Nur ’19 said, adding that the major reason he came to Bowdoin was for its focus on serving the common good.

Senior Digs Into the Psychology of Climate Change Denial

Over the past year, environmental studies major Riley O’Connell ’18 has been gathering and interpreting data on what could be driving many individuals in the United States to insist that climate change is not real or not harmful.

Comedian Jenny Yang Goads on Social Change With Lots of Humor

Stand-up comedian Jenny Yang introduced herself to the student audience with a bit of self-deprecation – “Congratulations, you’ve got a Groupon Margaret Cho tonight!” – but quickly switched into a take-no-prisoners mode, targeting everything from liberal arts colleges to some hapless students in the audience with her humor.

Bowdoin Legal Studies Instructor Isaacson ’70 to Argue Second Supreme Court Case

Government and Legal Studies adjunct professor George Isaacson ’70 is representing three national internet retailers in a case asking whether those companies should collect state sales taxes.