Seal Rehab to Earthquake Relief: What Funded Interns Did Last Summer

With an audience of career planning advisors, selection committee members, and many of their peers, one might assume that a recent dinner to recognize student fellows risked stodginess or reluctant small talk. But voices were raised to the room’s high, paneled ceiling as the students chatted about the last few months to tablemates. The dinner, organized […]

The Twin Tragedies of Myanmar

Asia expert Brad Babson reflects on the crisis in Myanmar. Babson will be teaching a course at Bowdoin next semester on the geopolitics of northeast Asia.

LASO Kicks Off LatinX Heritage Month of Celebration, Education

Latinx Heritage Month began with a kickoff cookout, with food like pupusas and tamales, last Friday at 30 College Street. Photos by Louis Mendez ’19 Last week marked the start of the second annual Latinx Heritage Month and Beyond, a series of programs dedicated to fostering cultural celebration and conversation for both students of Latin […]

Lilly ’96 Wins Emmy for Editing Work on TV Series ‘Master of None’

Jennifer Lilly ’96 was one of five nominees in the category of “Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series.” She won the prize for her work on
“The Thief”, an episode shot in black and white inspired by the 1948 Italian classic “Bicycle Thieves.”

Middle East Film Series Examines History’s Upheavals Through Human Stories

This fall, a 12-part film series on the Middle East is part of Idriss Jebari’s plan to bring thought-provoking discussions about the Middle East and its history to campus.

528 Volunteer at 47 Local Organizations on Common Good Day

This year, the McKeen Center for the Common Good assigned more than 500 volunteers to more than 50 work projects on Saturday afternoon.

Environmental Studies 1101 Field Trip Offers Students an Interdisciplinary Approach to Ecological Restoration

John Lichter, a professor of biology and environmental studies, explained that the field trip reflects the course’s intention — indeed, the intention of the whole Environmental Studies department: “The overall message is to understand how humans impact the ecosystem,” he said.

Bowdoin’s Rudalevige Examines Role of Bureaucracy on Washington Post’s ‘Monkey Cage’ Blog

Rudalevige examines the history of the US public sector “[f]rom the 800 people employed by the federal government in 1789 to the more than 2.5 million civilians on today’s payroll,” and explains how “one person’s red tape is another person’s vital protection.”