Edvertising: Jessen on the Growth of Advertising and Marketing in Schools (Have You Heard)

Sarah Butler Jessen

Sarah Butler Jessen, visiting assistant professor of education, was a guest on the podcast Have You Heard, during which she shared insight into her research into the practice of school marketing.

Listen to the podcast episode “Truth in Edvertising
.” Butler Jessen’s interview begins at 7:45.

‘Maine Calling’ Broadcasts Bowdoin Environment Expertise to the Masses (Maine Public Radio)

The environment, how it’s studied at Bowdoin and how Maine is a living laboratory for that endeavor were aspects of a conversation originating on campus and shared with listeners statewide on Maine Public Radio’s interactive call-in program Maine Calling Friday, April 21, 2017.

Before a packed crowd in Smith Auditorium, Sills Hall, a panel comprising three faculty members from disciplines across the spectrum of environmental studies shared insights while answering questions from Maine Public Radio news director and program moderator Keith Shortall ’82, as well as others from members of the live audience and from those asking questions over the phone, email and social media. Read the story, listen to the program and view a slideshow from the event on Bowdoin News.

Join the Conversation Friday: Bowdoin’s Environmental Leadership and the ‘Laboratory’ of Maine

In advance of Earth Day, Maine Public Radio brings its interactive Maine Calling program to campus Friday, April 21.

Dave Carlon, associate professor of biology and director of the Coastal Studies Center; Eileen Johnson, lecturer and Environmental Studies Program manager; and Matthew Klingle, associate professor of history and environmental studies, and director of the Environmental Studies Program will engage in a conversation around Maine as a laboratory for environmental study.

Listen to this program on the radio stations of the Maine Public Broadcasting Network, including 90.1 FM (Portland) and 90.9 FM (Bangor), or stream it live on MainePublic.org from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on April 21.

Purple Media Plunge Project Attracts Media Attention of Its Own (WCSH)

Daniel O’Berry ’17 (left) and Justin Pearson ’17. Click image to watch segment (Courtesy: WCSH)

Bowdoin’s Purple Media Plunge Project, a month-long challenge in which students stray from their comfortable news sites — where they can reliably read articles with a liberal or conservative bent — and instead make an effort to read news from the other side, finds itself in the news.

WCSH’s Caroline Cornish interviewed Daniel O’Berry ’17, Justin Pearson ’17 and Joseph McKeen Center for the Common Good
 Associate Director Tom Ancona for their perspective on how reading news headlines from the left and right affects views on politics and the media.