Congratulations to Bradie Manion and Jennifer Moxley!

We love it when members of the Honors College are recognized!  Bradie Manion, a third-year Biochemistry major, was accepted by Tufts Medical School through the Maine Track program, and Jennifer Moxley, a faculty member from the English department, was recently published by The Daily Poet Association.

Read about both below, courtesy of the UMaine News Blog:

Three UMaine Students Gain Early Admission to Tufts Medical School

October 1st, 2010

Contact Kristen Andresen at (207) 581-3742.

ORONO — University of Maine Animal and Veterinary Sciences major Warren Varney of Turner, Maine; Biochemistry major Bradie Manion of Old Town, Maine; and Biological Engineering major Daniel Gerges of Yarmouth, Maine, recently learned that they had received early acceptance to Tufts University School of Medicine through the Maine Track Early Assurance program. Born of a partnership between Tufts and Maine Medical Center, this program reserves a limited number of seats per year for sophomores from University of Maine System institutions, Bowdoin, Bates and Colby.

That three of this year’s slots went to UMaine students (two went to UMaine students Jonathan Pelletier and Aaron Perreault last year) underscores the quality of UMaine’s pre-med offerings. More…

Moxley Poem Featured on National Poetry Website

October 4th, 2010

Poetry Daily, an online anthology of poetry published by The Daily Poet Association, published a poem, “Lullaby,” by Jennifer Moxley, a member of the UMaine English Department faculty, who was the daily featured poet Thursday, Sept. 30. Moxley also was the guest judge for a $10,000 poetry prize awarded by Lake Forest College in September. Comments from Moxley are included in a news release about the award.