Award-Winning Author Jennifer Egan Reads from Latest Novel

Acclaimed writer Jennifer Egan visited campus Thursday night to read from her new novel, Manhattan Beach.

Kent Island Summer: A Social and Scientific Experiment

Kent Island is a small outcrop of land in the outer Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. It’s also home to the Bowdoin Scientific Station, where for decades students have been spending their summers engrossed in a truly hands-on learning experience. They study nature, to be sure, but find out what else they’re learning. 

Prof. Baumgarte Appointed ‘Research Ambassador’ by German Academic Exchange Service

The physics professor is among twenty-one North American scholars who have conducted long-term research projects in Germany. As Research Ambassadors, they promote research opportunities in Germany among their American colleagues.

Bowdoin’s Rudalevige on Trump’s Electoral Setback

Political science professor tells US News & World it’s tough to predict, but recent electoral setbacks may signal start of midterm slump for President Trump.

Exhibition of Native American Art opens at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

“Art from the Northern Plains” celebrating the Museum’s recent acquisition of a major late nineteenth-century Lakota painting depicting a Sun Dance ceremony, opens at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

‘The Matter of Matter’ Show Opens with Art by Professor Jackie Brown

An installation by Jackie Brown, Bowdoin’s Marvin H. Green, Jr. Assistant Professor of Art, will be featured in an upcoming show at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland. The exhibition, Materiality: The Matter of Matter, opens this Saturday, Nov. 11, and runs through Feb. 11, 2018.

A Networking Crash Course, Then a Chance to Mingle with Environmental Professionals

Bethany Walsh told students networking should not be a cringeworthy concept. “It’s just a fancy word for making connections and getting to know people,” she said. “If you feel comfortable talking to people, you are 99 percent there.” She then went over the basics, such as practicing confident introductions, entering and exiting conversations with grace, and doing follow-up, such as sending thank you emails.

Cardiologist Ted Frank ’86 to Run Five Marathons in Five Days

The Charlotte, NC-based doctor is raising money to help patients who need transplants and to raise awareness of the issue. He will be joined for part of the runs by his sister and niece, who are also Bowdoin Colleges graduates.