Professor Matthew Klingle and Architect Tim Mansfield Discuss Roux Center for the Environment

Architect Timothy Mansfield and Prof. Matt Klingle Discuss Roux Center for the Environment from Bowdoin College on Vimeo.

Construction begins this month on the Roux Center for the Environment, a building that will support interdisciplinary environmental scholarship at Bowdoin. During Reunion Weekend, Associate Professor of History and Environmental Studies Matthew Klingle was joined by Timothy Mansfield, an architect and principal with Cambridge Seven Associates, to discuss what’s planned. The 29,167-square-foot building is anticipated to open in fall 2018.

Visiting Artist, Filmmaker Lyès Salem Inspired by French-Algerian Roots


Lyes Salem. Photo: Savannah Simmons-Grover

Algerian-born filmmaker and visiting artist in Francophone studies, Lyès Salem, is teaching a seminar class on creative writing and filmmaking in which he will help students produce one or two short movies, in French.

Salem’s latest movie, L’Oranais, kicks off Bowdoin’s Francophone Film Festival this coming Friday, November 4, 2016. The film takes a critical look at Algeria in the years following independence from France in 1962. Read more about Lyès Salem.


Video: Students Honored on Sarah and James Bowdoin Day


Sarah and James Bowdoin Day 2016 in Pickard Theater, Memorial Hall.

Bowdoin celebrated its highest ranking students at the College’s annual Sarah and James Bowdoin Day. The ceremony was held in Pickard Theater, Memorial Hall, October 21, 2016. Read about the ceremony and watch the video.