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Bowdoin Magazine

Fall 2017

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Audubon's Bowdoin Connection
By Peter Logan '75
Of the many rare books housed in the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives on the third floor of the Hawthorne-Longfellow Library, one stands alone as an outsized treasure.

"Moneyball" for Movies
By Deepak Singh - Photographs by Webb Chappell
How does Legendary Entertainment decide what movies to make, how to market them, and when to release them? The secret is with Matt Marolda '96 and his team of researchers, who have "gone Hollywood" with number crunching.

Solving an Earth-Sized Puzzle
By Abby McBride - Illustrations and photos by Abby McBride
Additional photos by Wilder Nicholson '16

Hidden in the epic Icelandic landscape is an equally epic story just waiting to be unearthed, and twenty Bowdoin students can't wait to get to the bottom of it.

The Value of Being Uncomfortable
By Mariah Rawding '18 - Photographs by Tristan Spinsk
Senior Mariah Rawding sat down with Dean for Academic Affairs Elizabeth McCormack for a conversation that ranged from community, LIGO, and the importance of the Liberal Arts, to the surprise of cherry pie.

Bowdoin Alumni Gift Guide
Compiled by Lisa Wesel 
Is your holiday shopping list longer than your idea list? Here are some creative, useful, inspired gifts brought to you by Bowdoin entrepreneurs.

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