Honors student at breakfast with David L. Greene

Honors Breakfast with David L. Greene

Last Thursday, honors students and faculty enjoyed breakfast with visiting lecturer Dr. David L. Greene. As part of the Geddes W. Simpson lecture series, Greene visited the UMaine campus to discuss reducing greenhouse gas emissions enough to mitigate the most severe effects of global climate change, new challenges for public policy, energy efficiency, the history of […]

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Connor Smart, Beau Rezendes, Christine Mitchell and François Amar

Winner of John M. Rezendes Annual Ethics Essay Competition

The John M. Rezendes Ethics Initiative was established to critically engage students, faculty members, and the surrounding community with ethical issues of national importance. A generous gift from Dennis Rezendes has made this initative possible. Our deepest gratitude to Dennis and Beau Rezendes for their support of Honors education and engaging studies of ethics at the University of Maine. […]

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Two Honors Associate Job Openings

The Honors College is pleased to announce that the two Honors Associate positions for 2016-2017 are now posted at the University of Maine’s Human Resources site. Please visit the link above for the job posting and to submit an application. Honors staff can answer questions about the positions; Katie Kurz can answer questions about using […]

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Honors Convocation a success

On December 10 second-year Honors students, Honors student mentors, staff, faculty, and secretaries joined together to answer the question “What’s next in Honors?” This year, the Second Year Convocation was held in Wells Conference Center, where students worked in small groups to talk about the benefits of staying in Honors, while having some of their […]

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Honors students help feed 20,000 people

On Saturday morning Honors residents helped pack 20,000 meals for Nigerian kids in an End Hunger New England meal-packing event. Students from Colvin, Estabrooke, Balentine and Penobscot Halls packed the meals in 76 minutes, breaking the 2014 record by one minute with fewer students than pervious years. In the event organized by the non-profit Outreach, participants work in […]

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2013 Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture

The Honors College is happy to announce that Dr. David Bronson ’69, MD is the 2013 Distinguished Honors Graduate. He will be delivering his lecture, “Healthcare Reform and the Bumpy Road to Universal Access” on Wednesday 20 November 2013. There will be a reception in Andrews Leadership Hall in Buchanan Alumni House before the lecture […]

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Celebrating Charlie

Charlie at UMaine Commencement 2012, photo by Monty Rand   Celebrating Charlie Friday, 14 September 2012 5:00-7:00pm Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine An event to celebrate and remember beloved Honors College Dean Charlie Slavin will be held on Friday, 14 September 2012, 5-7pm at the Collins Center for the Arts. Students, faculty, […]

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