Bowdoin Students Researching Art Exhibit Profiled in Japanese Press

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Michael Amano ’17 (left) and Justin Ehringhaus ’16. Photography: Anna Aridome

Two students from Bowdoin who are currently in Japan have been profiled by a newspaper in the city of Kagoshima. Michael Amano ’17 and Justin Ehringhaus ’16, are currently researching an art show coming to the Bowdoin  College Museum of Art next year featuring drawings by Hiroshima schoolchildren in the 1950s.

Five Years Out: Ben Johnson ’11, From App Developer to Managing Director

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Ben Johnson ’11

The series “Five Years Out” catches up with Bowdoin alumni to learn what they’re up to and where they’ve been since earning their diploma.​

You might say it all began with Bowdoin Dining.

Read the story of how Ben Johnson ’11 went from developing apps (including creating a well-received Bowdoin Dining app) to helping lead a quickly growing technology company in Boston.


Ralph Crowley ’73 Leading Polar Beverages Into New Waters (Boston Globe)

Polar_Logo_2012With the demise of sugary soft drinks and a new American obsession with seltzer and flavored waters, Polar Beverages is seeing unprecedented growth.

The Worcester, Mass.-based bottling company is led by Ralph Crowley of the Bowdoin Class of 1973.

Bowdoin’s Cardone on the Educational Value of Healthy College Food (NEJHE)

MU DiningExecutive Chef Ken Cardone has been pleasing the taste buds and serving the nutritional needs of Bowdoin students for nearly thirty years, and he sees his job as much more than satisfying the need to eat.

In this 2009 essay originally published in The New England Journal of Higher Education, Cardone reminds us that good, healthy food from Bowdoin’s self-sustaining dining service is a significant part of the educational experience.