Saturday Scoreboard

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Track & Field: Hayleigh Kein and Erin Silva both won individual titles at the New England Small College Athletic Conference Track and Field Championships Saturday at Williams College. The Polar Bear men finished with 72 points to take fifth place overall while the women accumulated 63 points to take sixth place at the meet.

Women’s Tennis: The Bowdoin women’s tennis team nearly knocked off undefeated and top ranked Williams College Saturday afternoon after finishing the day with a slim 5-4 loss.

Men’s Tennis: The Bowdoin College men’s tennis team closed out its regular season with a flourish in an impressive 6-3 win at Williams Saturday.

Baseball: The Bowdoin baseball team took two out of three games against Colby in their NESCAC East series with a split decision Saturday afternoon after taking the first game 5-3 and dropping game two 4-3 in extra innings.

Women’s Lacrosse: Lindsay Picard scored three goals and had three assists to lead the Bowdoin College women’s lacrosse team to a 12-11 win over Colby in the NESCAC Quarterfinals Saturday at Ryan Field.

Sailing: The Polar Bear sailing team is competing in several regattas around the region this weekend. Complete in-progress results are available here with action continuing on Sunday.

Rowing: The Bowdoin crew raced at the Clark Invitational in Worcester on Saturday. Results are available here . The Polar Bears will continue action at the President’s Cup on Sunday.

Scores listed are those available at time of publication.

Satellite Technology Used to Track Humanitarian Crises (Smithsonian)

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The U.N. and humanitarian aid organizations have a powerful new tool at their disposal — satellites. Using images captured by satellites, aid organizations can track the development of civil wars and the flight of refugees among some of the most vulnerable populations in the world.

The satellite information can then be used as evidence against governments that might deny the reality of a humanitarian crisis, or to help aid workers get to refugees in need quickly. Read the article.

Sweet Sweat Science: Smells Like Happiness (Info24)

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Smiles are infectious, but the ways in which we influence each other’s emotional states may be even more subtle: In a recent study, scientists found that humans release chemical signals into our sweat that reflect our moods.

When we’re happy, a chemical associated with happiness gets released into our sweat and can promote a positive mood in the people around us who smell the chemical. In other words, happiness really is contagious. Read the article here.

Upcoming Events To Be Streamed Live

If you’re interested in an upcoming lecture, presentation or performance but can’t make it to campus, the College keeps adding to the number of events that it streams live on the Internet and then posts permanently on BowdoinTalks.

Coming up:

Middle East Ensemble live

April 27: Bowdoin Middle Eastern Ensemble: Music from the Arabic and Ottoman Turkish Traditions, 7:30 p.m.

 

Quintero live

April 29: Afro-Latin Music Ensemble with Director Michael Birenbaum Quintero, 7:30 p.m.

 

B Chorus live

April 30: Bowdoin Chorus and Mozart Mentors Orchestra with Conductor Anthony Antolini ’63, 7:30 p.m.

 

New listings will appear under “Happening on Campus” on the Bowdoin homepage and on the calendar section of the website. Just go to Bowdoin’s Live Webcasts page or to the Bowdoin Daily Sun on the date and time listed above, and you’ll get a front-row seat.