Wallace Scot McFarlane ’09 has published his Bowdoin honors thesis about the pollution and cleanup of Androscoggin River in a journal considered to the best in the field of environmental history and among the top journals in history.
The current edition of Environmental History features McFarlane’s article, “Defining a Nuisance: Pollution, Science, and Environmental Politics on Maine’s Androscoggin River,” along with two other articles.
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Although many prestigious institutions of higher learning became coeducational just four decades ago, women have made enormous strides as teachers, mentors, scholars, and intellectuals during that 40 years.
Bowdoin will host a symposium, “Women in Academia,” celebrating the achievements women have made in academic professions over the past four decades on Thursday and Friday, March 29 and 30, 2012.
While cost of tuition may be steering the skeptics of the utility of higher education away from college, not going to college may, in fact, be the more costly choice. According to the International Youth Foundation, the global picture is clear — unemployed youth living in areas of the world with no access to education are much worse off than the 15-24 year-olds in the U.S.
Additionally, a college tuition yields better returns than equal investments in other areas, and individuals with a college degree have higher lifetime earnings. Amid efforts toward creating affordable higher education, The Atlantic reports that going to college may cost less in the long run.
Carolyn Gorajek '13 scored a career-high eight points in Wednesday's win over Bates.
Carolyn Gorajek ’13 scored five goals with three assists as the women’s lacrosse team prevailed over Bates Wednesday evening, 12-10.
In addition to Gorajek’s eight points, Bowdoin got two goals from Elizabeth Clegg ’12, and a goal and two assists from Betsy Sachs ’14. Tara Connolly ’13 made 11 saves for the Polar Bears.