Attorney Susan Faunce ’98 on Challenges of Dental Malpractice Cases (WGME)


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Susan Faunce ’98, a medical malpractice attorney with Maine law firm Berman & Simmons, talks about the challenges that are often present when contemplating a dental malpractice suit. “The cost of suing for dental malpractice is usually higher than what’s likely to be recovered,” says Faunce in the second of a two-part series examining dental dangers, and the role and practices of the Maine Board of Dental Examiners.

Bowdoin Alumni Defend USA Hockey National Championship

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(L. to r.) Scott Corwin ’80, Dave McNeil ’80, John Hart ’84, Chris Simon ’84, Steve McNeil ’81, John McGeough ’87

The Pure Hockey Polar Bears, sponsored by Dave Nectow ’83, defended their Over 50 USA Hockey National Championship April 10, 2016, in Tampa, Florida.

“The players may get older each year but spending three days with great friends and winning titles never gets old,” said Chris Simon ’84.

Alumni on the team include Dave McNeil ’81, Steve McNeil ’82, Chris Simon ’84, John Hart ’84, John McGeough ’87, and Brendan Hickey ’88. The team went 4-1 in the three-day tournament, winning the championship game deep in overtime, 3-2, against Packey’s Hockey Club from  Fort Lauderdale.


Hill ’74, Houston ’84, Rodgers ’88: A Proud Polar Bear Foundation in Denver

The stone wall foundation of the Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver features three polar bears.

The stone wall foundation of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver features three polar bears.

The new home for the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies pays meaningful tribute to three Bowdoin alumni who, quite literally are all part of the institutes foundation.

If you look closely at the new building’s stone wall foundation, three polar bears stand in relief to represent Korbel School Dean Christopher Hill ’74, H’14, the former US Ambassador to Iraq, Korea, Poland and Macedonia, and the 25th Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs; architect David Houston ’84, with Anderson Mason Dale, the firm behind the new building; and Mark Rodgers ’88, university architect at the University of  Denver.

Joan Benoit Samuelson ’79 Celebrates Women in Boston Marathon (New York Times)

Joan Benoit Samuelson '79

Joan Benoit Samuelson ’79

Olympic gold medallist and two-time Boston marathon winner Joan Benoit Samuelson ’79, is among those featured in a New York Times article celebrating female participation in the running event. This year’s Boston marathon, which takes places Monday April 18th, marks the 50th anniversary of when women first took part in the race. Read more