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Mary Inman ’90 Helps Export American Whistleblower Program to the UK
Bowdoin graduate helps the US government target British firms who have evaded American custom duties by encouraging whistleblowers to come forward.

Alumni Attend Bowdoin Invitational Golf Tournament to Support Student Internship Funds
On September 12, over 100 golfers enjoyed a gorgeous day at scenic Essex County Club in Manchester, Massachusetts, for the Bowdoin Invitational Golf Tournament.

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."


Flood Expert Sam Brody ’92 Profiled in Portland Press Herald
Brody is director of Texas A&M University's Center for Beaches and Shores, has been interviewed dozens of times in the media since Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast last month.

George Mitchell ’54, H’83 Talks US Politics, North Korea, Middle East on Maine Public Radio
Interviewed on Maine Public Radio's Morning Edition September 13, 2017, former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell '54, H'83 discussed a number of subjects, including ways to reform the US political system and the situation in North Korea.


Bowdoin Announces New Initiative to Encourage Public Service
A new three-component program at Bowdoin College will help students gain insight into the rewards and challenges of serving the common good by working in and through government agencies, political offices and non-governmental organizations engaged in public policy. The Bowdoin Public Service (BPS) Initiative will initially expose students to a broad array of service opportunities […]

Polar Bears Celebrate Common Good Day in Washington, D.C.
Polar Bears from the greater Washington, D.C. area gathered to celebrate Common Good Day at Bread for the City in advance of the campus-wide celebration of Bowdoin’s 19th annual Common Good Day on Saturday, Sept. 16th, 2017. Participants helped the organization sort food and after making quick work of their assigned tasks, gathered for conversation.  […]

Prof. David Thomson ’08: History Shows the Dangers of a US Debt Default (Washington Post)
Events from the 1840s "offer a clear warning that default ought to be avoided at all costs, lest the United States trigger a global recession entirely of its own making."

Photographer Abelardo Morrell ’71 Dedicates Work to ‘Unsung’ Museum Security Guards
Renowned photographer Abelardo Morrell '71 has donated a piece of artwork to the Manhattan gallery where he used to work as a night watchman, and dedicated it to the security guards who still work there.

The Class of 2021 is welcomed to Bowdoin at the annual Send Off Gatherings
"Send Offs" are a longtime Bowdoin tradition that take place around the country shortly before the incoming class heads to Brunswick to begin “the best four years” of their lives. These events happen around the country; this summer they took place in Chicago, Richmond, San Francisco, Seattle, New York, Maine, Minneapolis, and New Jersey. In all, more than 500 people attended the eight events.

 

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