San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee ’74 welcomed more than 200 people to historic San Francisco City Hall as part of an event he hosted for Bay Area Polar Bears. Lee spoke of his time at Bowdoin, his role as mayor and his priorities in office. Amid a tour and reception, he welcomed five incoming first-years from the area. Mayor Lee and Senior Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations Kelly Kerner both tweeted photos from the event:
Art Interns: Hugo Barajas ’12, Becky Rosen ’13 (top), Abbie Geringer ’14
Part of the success of the William Wegman: Hello Nature show this summer has been due to the three student interns at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art who offer twice-daily tours to visitors.
“People are delighted to hear from Bowdoin students,” Joachim Homann, the museum’s curator, said. “Both to meet them and learn how the Museum fits in with the mission of Bowdoin. They are great ambassadors of the College and the Museum.”
The three educational assistant interns this summer are Hugo Barajas ’12, Abbie Geringer ’14 and Becky Rosen ’13. All are majoring in visual arts; Rosen and Geringer are also studying art history. Barajas is a Spanish double major.
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Christian Potholm, Bowdoin’s DeAlva Stanwood Alexander Professor of Government, weighs in on the controversy brewing within the GOP that threatens to disrupt the events of the Republican National Convention, set to take place in Tampa, Fla., in less than three weeks. Listen to the MPBN report or read the transcript.