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An Evening in Providence with Clayton Rose
Over 60 alumni, parents and friends of Bowdoin braved a windy and rainy night in Providence to gather at the Providence Art Club for a reception with President Clayton Rose.

Hari Kondabalu’s Apu Documentary Highlights Racial Stereotyping
A documentary film by comedian Hari Kondabul '04 explores how one of the world's most popular television shows has helped stereotype south Asian people.

Serving the Common Good in the Bay Area!
Bay Area Polar Bears gathered for a day of service at Tandem: Partners in Early Education.

Reed Hastings ’83 Committed to Higher Ed Reform ‘Beyond Scholarships’
As well as helping low income students get into college, Hastings is also focused on helping them graduate, as evidenced by his recent $5 million gift to Bowdoin.

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. 

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.

Bay Area Alumni Attend Multicultural Panel and Reception
On Thursday, October 26, San Francisco’s multicultural alumni assembled for a panel and reception titled “Multicultural in the Workplace: What It Means To Be An Insider and Outsider.”

Slideshow: Family Weekend 2017 in Pictures
From Common Hour, the President's Summer Research Symposium, and Sarah and James Bowdoin Day Exercises to special faculty presentations, student performances, and more—Family Weekend 2017 showed everyone a good time. See for yourself in this mega-slideshow of images by Dennis Griggs/Tannery Hill Studios.

‘This Art Was Meant for the Masses’: Museum of Art Soviet Poster Exhibition Reviewed in Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal
"These posters still look modern and feel revolutionary — revolutionary in appearance as well as ideology."


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