Bowdoin Instructor Takes on ‘Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me!’ Listener Limerick Challenge (NPR)

Shana Stewart Deeds

Shana Stewart Deeds, a laboratory instructor in biology and environmental studies, was a phone-in guest on NPR’s Wait, Wait.. Don’t Tell Me!

On the quiz show’s July 15, 2017, broadcast, hosted by Peter Sagal, Deeds took part in the Listener Limerick Challenge, in which she was asked to complete three rhymes dealing with some of the more unusual stories in the news recently.

Topics addressed include gluten-free communion wafers and snortable chocolate. Listen to Shana Deeds on Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell  Me!

Bowdoin Fellows Focus on Maine’s Food System

More Bowdoin students are expressing a desire to both better understand and support local food systems. Reflecting this interest, a relatively significant of students this year (at least seven) have summertime fellowships from Bowdoin to work in some way with Maine’s food economy. While their projects are diverse, and include both research projects and farming internships, all the students share an interest in improving our food system to decrease hunger or to help the environment. Check out the Storymap link to learn more.