Bowdoin College will present two live webcasts for alumni with President Barry Mills Thursday, June 21. This is your opportunity to catch up on the state of the College, learn more about institutional priorities and initiatives, and pose questions to President Mills. The two sessions will be hosted by Senior Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations Kelly Kerner:
The first webcast, to be streamed 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m., is aimed at alumni up to and including the Class of 1982. The second, for the Classes of 1983-2012, will take place from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. RSVP for this event by emailing OAG@bowdoin.edu. You’ll receive a reminder email from the College on the day of the webcast.
Email questions for President Mills to email@example.com. Questions may be submitted in advance or during the webcasts. More information, including the webcast site, here.
Six colorful new banners now brighten the formerly nondescript southern wall of the Hannaford supermarket in downtown Brunswick. Tariq Haq’s vibrant vinyl banners, called Cornucopia, were installed late Tuesday night, and were introduced to the public at a formal ceremony at the neighboring Brunswick Station train platform on Wednesday.
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Renderings of Broadway Housing Communities' Sugar Hill Development, including the original sketch by internationally-celebrated design architect David Adjaye. Images courtesy: Broadway Housing Communities.
The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling — a key component of a low-income housing project undertaken by Broadway Housing Communities, the affordable housing non-profit founded by Ellen Baxter ’75 — has been awarded an ArtPlace Grant of $350,000 to design exhibits for the future museum.
“It is an honor to receive this support and acknowledgment from ArtPlace because it will enable the Children’s Museum to capture stories of, and from the neighborhood,” says Baxter. “It’s an innovative public-private investment in creative community space where artistic expression will contribute to the vibrancy of this historic Harlem community.”
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In the wake of Maine’s primary elections Tuesday, Assistant Professor of Government Jeffrey Selinger was tapped by NECN to provide analysis in a segment sizing up the race among state Sen. Cynthia Dill, who won the Democratic nomination; Secretary of State Charlie Summers, the winner of the Republican primary; and former Maine Governor Angus King, one of four Independents, in the quest for the seat being vacated by Republican U.S. Sen. Olympia J. Snowe.