Covering the Indie Music Scene in Portland

This summer two students have Bowdoin fellowships to intern in Portland at nonprofits that support artists, both ones already established in their careers and also younger ones not yet graduated from high school.

Bowdoin Fellows Focus on Maine’s Food System

A growing number of students at Bowdoin are interested in working with and supporting local food systems.

The Pros and Cons of a Nuclear Weapons Ban (War on the Rocks)

The prospect of a ban on nuclear weapons is causing division within the global community, writes Visiting Assistant Professor of Government Rebecca Gibbons in War on the Rocks, a news site specializing in national security and foreign policy issues.

Technology Fellows Target Old Mongolian Maps, Tourette’s, and Teacher Mentorships

This year, nine Bowdoin students received Gibbons funding to work on research projects in oceanography, politics, arctic studies, neurology, history, education, psychology, and Italian and German studies.

‘For the Common Good’: Dorn Book Challenges ‘Crisis in Higher Ed’

In “For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America” (Cornell University Press, 2017), Bowdoin College Professor of Education Charles Dorn challenges the popular rhetoric surrounding America‚Äôs so-called crisis in higher education by examining two centuries of educational history to ref ect on where we are today.

Bowdoin Students Take Modern Dance Production to Northampton Spring Dance Festival

Assistant Professor of Dance Aretha Aoki concluded the spring semester by taking students from her modern dance class to perform in Northampton, MA, as part of a month-long festival called MAYDANCE. This gave students the opportunity to share the stage with some of the top names in contemporary dance.

Polar Bear Pride: Bowdoin LGBTIQA Alumni gather at Pride events nationwide

Bowdoin alumni, students, faculty, and staff celebrated Pride throughout the month of June, including two alumni events in Washington, DC, and New York City.

Bowdoin Grads’ Shakespeare-Inspired Comedy Show Gets Rave Reviews in NYC

Maggie Seymour ’16 and Olivia Atwood ’17 have taken their show to New York City, and the reception couldn’t be better. Writing in the online theater magazine Curtain Up, Deirdre Donavon said “15 Villainous Fools has winning simplicity,” describing Atwood and Seymour as “terrific clowns,” who give the old play a “new immediacy.”