Macy Galvan ’13 has been selected as Bowdoin’s first Leadership Resident for the Harpswell Foundation, meaning she will live in a women’s dormitory in Phnom Penh this summer with Cambodian university students and offer them English classes, mentoring and other services.
Continue reading Macy Galvan ’13 to Work for Cambodian Women’s Foundation
Former U.S. Senator George Mitchell ’54 spoke to a packed audience recently about the volatile situation in the Middle East at the University of California Los Angeles. He was on campus to deliver the 2012 Bernard Brodie Distinguished Lecture on the Conditions of Peace organized by UCLA’s Burkle Center for International Relations.
Following his remarks, Sen. Mitchell had a conversation with Renee Montagne of NPR, and before the event, he was interviewed by Patt Morrison for Southern California Public Radio.
Senator Mitchell served the Obama administration as Middle East envoy from 2009 to 2011, and was chairman of peace negotiations in Northern Ireland in the late 1990s.
The women’s basketball team makes its third straight appearance in the “Sweet Sixteen” of the NCAA Division III Tournament tonight at 5 p.m. against George Fox (Ore.) at Mary Washington University.
The winner of tonight’s game will play the victor of Mary Washington-Lebanon Valley at 7 p.m. Saturday evening for a trip to the “Final Four” in Holland, Michigan.
Click here for more information and a link to live coverage.
WGME (Channel 13) was on campus earlier this week and aired this preview of the Sweet Sixteen matchup.
A study of what’s described as “the world’s 50 best businesses” concludes that those who centered their businesses on a culture of improving people’s lives had growth rates that tripled those of competitors.
Borrowing from that study, and from Apple, which was included in the study, Forbes offers 10 culture-building principles.