Olympic gold medalist and Trustee Joan Benoit Samuelson ’79, founder of the TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race, will join the field of world-class distance runners Saturday, August 4, 2012, for the 15th running of the race.
Benoit Samuelson will share the 6.2-mile coastal course with top elite athletes from East Africa, Europe and the U.S., and will be among some 6,000 runners from 44 U.S. states and 16 countries.
And there’s intrigue: Benoit Samuelson is keeping mum about who her running partner will be.
“You’ll just have to wait and see,” she tells the Portland Press Herald. “All I’ll say is we all inspire each other. You can take whatever you want from that.” Read the article in its entirety and find more details about the upcoming race here.
Wegman exhibition co-curator Diana Tuite discusses the "William Wegman: Hello Nature" exhibition on Fox 23's "Good Day Maine."
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art exhibition William Wegman: Hello Nature has garnered national media coverage, including a prominent feature in last weekend’s New York Times as well as in articles and reviews by news outlets from coast to coast. Now news of the show has gone international, appearing in the International Herald Tribune, the global version of the Times.
See a compilation of media coverage and reviews for William Wegman: Hello Nature.
Wegman exhibition co-curator Diana Tuite, who is wrapping up five years as Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow at the Museum of Art, shares her expertise and insights in much of the coverage, which includes a live interview segment on on Fox 23′s “Good Day Maine.”
Lincoln Pac ’08
Lincoln Pac, of the University of Colorado, Denver has been awarded a Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowship in Public Health to study in Uganda, the United States Department of State announced recently.
“My work in Uganda will be focused on comparing the causes of early death in HIV positive and negative patients in a rural Ugandan hospital,” Pac says. “The impact of tuberculosis, cryptococcus and cardiovascular disease will be of particular interest.”
Pac is one of over 1,700 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2012-2013 academic year through the Fulbright Student Program, an educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government to increase the mutual understanding between the the United States and other countries.
Pac grew up in Bozeman, Mont., and majored in biochemistry and German at Bowdoin. He is a fourth year medical student at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver.
Researchers have discovered what’s described as “important clues” to the evolution of the Polar Bear, most notably how climate change has affected the Ursus maritimus we know today.