features 16 A Green Touch to the White Glove Test BY BETH KOWITT ’07 • PHOTOGRAPHS BY KARSTEN MORAN ’05
No speck of dirt or fleck of dust is safe from Saudia Davis ’00, founder and CEO of GreenHouse Eco-Cleaning, an award-winning New York City company lauded for its environmental and social conscience as well as its meticulous eye for detail.
20 New Maps for These Territories: The Arctic Council Comes to Maine
BY LINCOLN PAINE • PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE PEARY-MACMILLAN ARCTIC MUSEUM
As the Arctic thaws before our eyes, it is revealing the region’s mysteries, untapped potential, and innumerable hazards in ways that are redrawing the world map. Last fall, due largely to the enduring links to Arctic peoples forged by Bowdoin students, professors, and alumni, Maine became the venue for the 2016 Arctic Council Meetings.
26 Hawthorne-Longfellow in the Twenty-First Century: A Q&A with Bowdoin Librarian Marjorie Hassen
On a recent visit to campus, Meghan Detering ’07, librarian at Colorado Rocky Mountain School, visited with Bowdoin Librarian Marjorie Hassen to talk about how Hawthorne-Longfellow Library varies today from the version that many alumni might recall.
32 Outside of the Zone
BY DEEPAK SINGH • PHOTOGRAPHS BY FRED FIELD
Now in its ninth year, the Outing Club’s Outside of the Zone (OZ) program has been wildly successful training new student leaders who have limited or no previous outdoor recreation experience. Writer Deepak Singh, himself new to Maine and a novice in the outdoors, accompanied the latest group of leaders-in-training on their winter expedition for an immersive perspective on the OZ experience.
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