Commencement 2017: Watch Online May 27

Commencement 2017: Watch Live Online May 27 from Bowdoin College on Vimeo.

The 212th Commencement of Bowdoin College will be held Saturday, May 27, 2017. Watch it live online at beginning at 10 a.m.

Access complete information about Commencement Weekend, including the schedule of events, FAQs, campus maps, facility hours, and more — and sign up to receive text updates about the weekend on your mobile device. Click here to get the free mobile app; once inside the app, search for “2017 Bowdoin Commencement” and tap to download.

Bowdoin’s Kolster to Discuss River Photography Book at Griffin Museum

Michael Kolster

Michael Kolster

Associate Professor of Art Mike Kolster is featured speaker at the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, Massachusetts, this Thursday, May 25, 2017.

He will discuss the book Take Me to the River: Photographs of Atlantic Rivers (GFT Publishing, 2016), which features photographs by Kolster of four rivers that flow into the Atlantic Ocean—the Androscoggin, Schuylkill, James, and Savannah—as they emerge from two centuries of industrial use and neglect.

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Roger Moore’s Maine — And Bowdoin — Connections (WMTW)

Randy Nichols, Bowdoin Director of Safety and Security, during his Maine State Trooper days, with actor Roger Moore in 1989. Image: Maine State Police

English actor Roger Moore, best known for his turn as James Bond in seven of those famous spy films, died Tuesday in Switzerland at the age of 89. Local ABC affiliate WMTW recalls Moore’s visit to Maine in 1989 when he was made an honorary captain of the Maine State Police — and met Bowdoin Director of Safety and Security Randy Nichols, then a state trooper.

Nichols was on hand as Moore was presented with the honor. Read more about Moore’s visit to Maine to shoot a film in Cape Neddick.

Men’s Tennis Repeat Hopes Dashed by Emory in NCAA Semifinals

The Emory University men’s tennis team won the first four completed singles matches to rally past Bowdoin, 5-2, in the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Championship Tuesday evening.

The loss ends Bowdoin’s hopes of a repeat national championship as the NESCAC champs end another fantastic season with a school-record 21 victories against just five losses. Emory advances to play Claremont Mudd Scripps in the NCAA title match on Wednesday afternoon. READ MORE