Lifelong Learning: Bowdoin Extends its Education to the Community

This fall, earth and oceanographic science professor Phil Camill is teaching a six-session course, on alternating Monday evenings, about climate change and “weird weather.” The attendees are mostly retired people living in Brunswick and nearby who belong to the Association of Bowdoin Friends.

A Green Roof for Beauty, Function, and Education

The roof garden is an important component of the building’s official environmental certification for two main reasons: It helps absorb storm-water runoff and it serves as insulation.

Bowdoin Professor’s New Exhibition Opens in Georgia Museum

This weekend a new solo exhibition will open at Telfair Museums with work by Erin Johnson, a visiting assistant professor of art and digital and computational studies at Bowdoin. Her show, Heavy Water, addresses questions and themes specific to our region and considers what it means to tell the history of a place.

From the Perspective of the First Mainers: Workshop Teaches Wabanaki History

Over the course of the workshop, the Wabanaki map—the colorful storyboard in the middle of the room—had been folded up and broken apart several times, representing the fragmented nature of Wabanaki history.

Class Spotlight: Introduction to Music in Africa

To help her students better grasp the concepts underlying West African music and dance, Assistant Professor of Music Marcelina Saibou decided that they should get a chance to actually experience them.

Bowdoin Athletics: September in Review

The Bowdoin Athletic Department enjoyed a fantastic start to the 2018-19 season, with athletes excelling in numerous sports.

A Sense of Direction: Neuroscience Project Analyzes Spatial Memory

How do we navigate our way from A to B to C and beyond? Why are some people better than others at doing it? What brain activity occurs when we are trying to remember how to get to a particular destination?

52 New Classes, From Jane Eyre to the Biology of Sex Differences

This semester, faculty are offering fifty two classes that are brand new to Bowdoin.