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Five Honors Students Among Summer 2021 CUGR and MSGC Fellowship Recipients

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced its 2021 Summer Research and Creative Activities fellowship and Undergraduate Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) Research Experience recipients. Each fellowship provides a $3,700 award per student for costs associated with the project. Five Honors students are among the 16 awardees: Maxwell Burtis ’22, Mechanical […]

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Feature Friday: Jacob Chaplin ’24

The Honors College’s Feature Friday series highlights an Honors student every Friday and shares a little bit about their experiences in Honors and at the University of Maine. This week, our feature is on Jacob Chaplin. Jacob is a first-year political science major with minors in leadership studies and legal studies. He is from Blackstone, […]

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Paetow ’22 and Tillotson ’22 Awarded McGillicuddy Humanities Center Fellowship

Two Honors students, Sabrina Paetow and Stephanie Tillotson, are among the four recently-announced McGillicuddy Humanities Center undergraduate research fellows. Their fellowships will start this fall and extend into Spring 2022. Each fellow receives $4,000 each per semester for two semesters to complete the research or creative project of their choosing. They serve as humanities ambassadors […]

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Graduating Honors Seniors Receive Departmental and College-Wide Awards

Numerous graduating Honors students have been selected for Class of 2021 departmental awards in recent announcements from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Education and Human Development, the Maine Business School, and the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Cole Butler, Outstanding Graduating […]

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Feature Friday: Gabby Sands ’22

The Honors College’s Feature Friday series highlights an Honors student every Friday and shares a little bit about their experiences in Honors and at the University of Maine. This week, our feature is on Gabby Sands. Gabby is a fourth-year psychology and business administration double major. She is from Plymouth, Maine. Gabby’s favorite part of […]

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Five Honors Students Among 2021 Outstanding Graduating Students

The Honors College staff wanted to take a moment to recognize the five Honors students among the Outstanding Graduating Students for the Class of 2021! Biochemistry major Bailey West of Stockton Springs, Maine is the Class of 2021 Valedictorian and the Outstanding Graduating Student in both the Honors College and the College of Natural Sciences, […]

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Dominique DiSpirito Named 2021 Truman Scholar

Congratulations to third-year Honors student and political science major Dominique DiSpirito, who was recently named a 2021 Truman Scholar by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation! The award recognizes students for their academic and leadership accomplishments and prospects of becoming leaders in public service. Recipients of the prestigious award receive up to $30,000 for graduate […]

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Feature Friday: Gabby Peluso ’23

The Honors College’s Feature Friday series highlights an Honors student every Friday and shares a little bit about their experiences in Honors and at the University of Maine. This week, our feature is on Gabby Peluso. Gabby is a second-year marine science major with a concentration in marine biology and minor in chemistry. She is […]

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