Hodges ’05 Appointed Waterkeeper to Hawaiian Island Group

Amy Hodges ’05

Amy Hodges ’05 has been appointed waterkeeper to the group of Hawaiian islands known as Greater Maui, according to the Waterkeeper Alliance. Hodges majored in visual arts with a minor in biology. She will be collaborating with several community groups as they work to restore the islands’ native marine and terrestrial ecosystems.

 

Bowdoin Japan Trip ‘An Unforgettable Learning Experience’

A group of seven students and three faculty recently returned from a twelve-day field trip to Japan, described by one student as an “unforgettable learning experience,” and by another as “a journey of a lifetime.”

Read more in Bowdoin News.

Climate Scientist Cameron Wobus ’95 Issues Ski Industry Warning

Cameron Wobus ’95, the lead author of a recent study looking at the future of skiing and snowmobiling in the United States, finds that within the century, no matter what climate change policy is enacted, the ski season across the country will be truncated.

While this could lead to the loss of billions of dollars for the industry, the extent of damage will vary depending on whether and by how much greenhouse gas emissions are controlled. Read more in Bowdoin News.

Recent Bowdoin Grad’s Paper on Deep Sea Coral ‘A Critical Finding,’ Says Supervisor

Meg Frenkel ’16

Megan Frenkel ’16 is making waves in the world of ocean science. Frenkel, who changed her name from Freiberger last year, is the lead author on a paper recently published in the journal Deep Sea Research I. Using radiocarbon dating techniques, She was able to make new discoveries about the growth rates of deep sea coral. Read more in Bowdoin News.