Bowdoin Interactive Media Group – What We Do

The Interactive Media Group connects the Bowdoin community across “all lands and ages.”  Using technology, social media and content, we strive to make Bowdoin a stronger, more cohesive place by giving alumni, faculty, and students better access to ideas – and each other. What We Do Create and sustain online communication such as web sites, […]

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Dante Today Enhancements for Stanford Partnership

Dante Today enhancements finished for Stanford partnership: improved search social media sharing layout and design enhancements Stanford and Bowdoin linkbacks  Visit the site

New Site: Counseling Services

The new Counseling web site has been launched: http://www.bowdoin.edu/counseling/

LinkedIn Registration

Connections 2014 Event Registration via LinkedIn

New this year, attendees of the 2014 Bowdoin Connections events could register via LinkedIn. Using this option meant participants’ LinkedIn photos and career information would be available in the new online event directories built for the five city events. It also provided Bowdoin with a “snapshot” of information from the registrant’s LinkedIn profile. While the number […]


LinkedIn Data Grabber

We have launched a new tool that allows alumni to update our database using LinkedIn data. http://www.bowdoin.edu/interactive/update/

Twitter/Mailing List Integration

We are testing a new service that allows us to identify Bowdoin alumni who use Twitter.  This is potentially a valuable tool in growing social media connections.

Bowdoin Daily Sun Mobile App Beta Test

A New Way to Stay Connected… After talking with alumni and parents from across the country,  we’ve rolled out a new way to connect with Bowdoin. Designed to merge campus news with alumni and student driven social feeds, the Bowdoin Daily Sun app gives you a new view into the whole Bowdoin community.  It’s a […]

Time lapse video of polar bear ice sculpture

Time Lapse Videos Capture Bowdoin in Motion

Senior Collin Burke, a new member of our Student Digital Media Team, is using GoPro camera to capture time lapse videos of activities around Bowdoin. His first video featured the sculpting of the polar bear ice sculpture during Winter Weekend. The video was featured on the Bowdoin Daily Sun, Instagram, and Facebook.

Start of Semester Work Complete

New faculty added to directory and web lists Department course listing pages updated Faculty course listing pages updated

The Bowdoin Store on Facebook

Purchase from The Bowdoin Store via Facebook

Using new features offered by Shopify, (e-commerce tool used by The Bowdoin Store), consumers are now able to make online purchases through Bowdoin’s Facebook page.

Welcome Bowdoin 2018

Class of 2018 Shares Excitement on Social Media

With the release of ED1 decisions by email on December 12 at 7pm, newly admitted members of the Class of 2018 (and a few current students and alumni), took to social media to share their excitement. Bowdoin was ready to offer congratulations; examples of the interactions are shown below. Twitter Students shared their news and Bowdoin […]