Bowdoin College Overview

  • www.bowdoin.edu
  • Brunswick, ME
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 1794
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Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, staff, and students; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to ...
Mission: To be at home in all lands and all ages; To count Nature a familiar acquaintance, and Art an intimate friend; To gain a standard for the appreciation of others' work And the criticism of your own; To carry the keys of the world's library in your pocket, And feel its ...

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"Great Spot"

Apr 19, 2022 - Dining Services
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Flexible hours and great community

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Difficult work at some times

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Diversity & Inclusion at Bowdoin College

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Company Updates

April 29, 2019
Bowdoin College's "Maine" Page highlights the local spots near campus that students, faculty, and staff can ALL AGREE are places to check out! What's your favorite? Did it make the list?
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Happy Earth Day! Did you know that Bowdoin College has an Office of Sustainability? It's a core value that is seen in the operational decision-making all across campus! Here are some of our initiatives... +Waste reduction through our Composite and Food Waste Program, Zero-Sort Recycling Program, and the Give and Go Program. +Dining Services encourage best practices like local and organic purchasing, reusable to-go packaging, composting, and recycling. We love getting a discount just for using the eco-containers! +Energy Conservation - Implemented the Lucid Building Dashboard in over 50 buildings across campus +Green Buildings - Incorporated the LEED process into all new buildings with a strong focus on reducing energy use. +Landscape Planning and Maintenance - 205 acres of campus grounds, approx. 40 acres of athletic fields, 35 acres of lawns and gardens, and many acres of forests, including the hiking trails in the Bowdoin Pines, and the Coastal Studies Center. +Green Transportation - Alternative transportation that includes Zip Car memberships and the Bike Share Program.
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Bowdoin College Awards & Accolades

  • Best Campus Food (Ranked #2)Princeton Review2018

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