Angus S. King Jr. (far right foreground) — 2007 honorary degree recipient and currently a distinguished lecturer at Bowdoin — joins in the applause for President Barry Mills Monday evening in Main Lounge, Moulton Union. Mills welcomed the standing-room only crowd gathered for King’s lecture on the Cuban Missile Crisis, after which the former two-term Maine governor announced he will seek the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Olympia Snowe H’83. Read Portland Press Herald coverage of the announcement.
Students sang, played guitar and recited original poetry last Saturday afternoon at a downtown cafe to raise money for a Guatemalan charity founded by the late Hanley Denning ’92.
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The Chronicle of Higher Education has published an interactive tool on graduation rates by state and type of institution. Although this data isn’t officially tracked by the U.S. government, the Chronicle estimates that 2.1 million of 4.3 million entering first-years in 2004 didn’t officially graduate from the institution at which they began their studies.
In Maine, Bowdoin is the highest performing private college, with 93% of its students graduating. The other two highly ranked schools are Maine Maritime Academy for public universities, and Eastern Maine Community College for community colleges, according to The Chronicle.
The NCAA has set game times, ticket information and live coverage for this weekend’s Division III Women’s Basketball Sectional at Mary Washington University in Fredericksburg, Va. Bowdoin will face George Fox at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 9, followed by Mary Washington and Lebanon Valley at 7 p.m. Friday’s winners will play Saturday at 7 p.m. for a trip to the Division III “Final Four.”
Bowdoin Advances to Sweet 16 – Sports Final from Gavin Cote on Vimeo.