Archives for July 2010

Barry Mills on Rankings, Ratings, and an Award that Matters

As Bowdoin prepares to be ranked and rated by magazines and websites, there’s one award we can all be proud of.

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New Copyright Rule Lets Professors Get ‘Ripped’ (Inside Higher Ed)

After rounds of intensive lobbying by higher education officials, the U.S. Copyright Office has changed copyright laws to allow professors to “rip” — legally extract — film clips to incorporate into lectures.

Video: U.S. Women’s Rugby Team Training at Bowdoin (WCSH)

The U.S. women’s rugby team is wrapping up its three-week training camp at Bowdoin. With Farrah Douglas ’99 among them, the Women Eagles are preparing for the World Cup in London in August.

Sisterly Relations Spill Out On The Page (LA Times Magazine)

sistersShe can be your closest friend and your worst rival. She’s almost always under your skin. The “Lonely Hearts Book Club” recommends several books about sisters.