Winter Weekends Help Students ‘Bask in the Snow’

Each February, the Bowdoin Student Government hosts a weekend of winter-oriented entertainment. Even though this year the popular horse-drawn carriage rides were not part of the mix due to the weather, students stayed inside and celebrated snow by making snow globes and eating s’mores.

Mapping Project Introduces Education Students to Computer Science Skills

Seniors in an education class have been learning valuable computer science skills to gain greater insight into the impact that policy decisions have had on some of the country’s biggest school districts.

Nature Moments: Leaping Snow Fleas

What animal can jump 100 times the length of his body—without using any of his six legs? Take a walk in the snow on a sunny February day and look closely in your boot prints.

Eleven Faculty Members Promoted with Tenure

From plate tectonics to molecular ecology, from the history of jazz to Asian Communism, from game theory to the French Revolution, the candidates span a wide variety of subjects.

Dissecting Soviet Propaganda Posters: Gustav Klutsis and the Five-Year Plan

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Russian Nicholas Kupensky analyzes three posters designed by the pioneering Soviet artist Gustav Klutsis, who specialized in montages.

Rudalevige on Whether President Trump Has the Authority to Extend the DACA Deadline

Bowdoin’s Rudalevige weighs in on debate over whether President Trump has the legal authority to extend the Obama-era immigration program, due to expire on March 5.

Black History Month Speaker Brings MLK’s Message to the Present

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, a professor of sociology at Georgetown University, delivered this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture to an overflowing Kresge Auditorium on Tuesday night. His talk, “MLK for the 21st Century,” was far reaching in tone and scope, bringing Dr. King’s words to bear on not only contemporary police violence, but also sexism, homophobia, and sexual violence.

A Behind the scenes tour of Carnegie Hall and Concert

A quickly sold out event at Carnegie Hall drew a large crowd of alumni and parents in New York City.