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Three Preceptors Promoted

When you see CLAS-Honors preceptors Robert Glover, Sarah Harlan-Haughey, and Jordan Labouff, congratulate them on their recent awards of tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor! The three preceptors hold joint appointments between Honors and departments in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences–Political Science, English, and Psychology, respectively. Tenure is the academy’s […]

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Honors Scholar-Athletes Recognized

On January 30th, 2017 the UMaine Athletics Department celebrated the 28th annual Scholar-Athlete Recognition Ceremony. Since 1989, Scholar-Athlete Awards have been given annually to student-athletes who have earned a 3.0 or better GPA in the previous spring and fall semesters and/or have maintained a 3.0 or better accumulative GPA. Student-athletes who earned a 3.0 or […]

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Rezendes Ethics Competition and Workshop

The Honors College is excited to announce the Rezendes Ethics Essay Competition of 2017! All current undergraduate students at the University of Maine are invited to submit an 8 to 10 page essay that focuses on ethics, broadly construed. Papers on any topic of ethical concern are welcome, but see the link for suggested focus and […]

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Mitchell Center Awards in Honors!

Yesterday afternoon, the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions hosted an awards party that honored tremendous work done by students and faculty. We are pleased to announce that Honors student Brady Davis was the recipient of the “Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability Research by an Undergraduate Student” award! We would also like to congratulate […]

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National Collegiate Honors Conference: Seattle

Welcome back NCHC travelers! Fifteen students attended and presented their work at the National Collegiate Honors Conference in Seattle Washington over the long weekend. It was a great success for all presenters! The group had additional time to explore the city and experience the West Coast. After roughly 20 hours of flight and bus voyage, […]

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Crowded Debate Watch Party

A huge number of students attended a Debate Watch Party in the Memorial Union last night (Monday, Sept 26)! The North Pod was packed, and quickly became standing-room-only to see the screen. It was an incredible event, giving students the chance to watch in a public setting, and participate in a moderated discussion of the […]

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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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Maine Hello

Welcome Class of 2020! The Maine Hello was a great success this year thanks to a huge team of students, faculty, and friends. First year students were greeted by enthusiastic and helpful volunteers, and their belongings moved up to the room by energetic groups of recruits. We want to extend a special thank you to all […]

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Prospective Student Day

The Honors College was pleased to participate in the prospective student day on Saturday August 20th! The weather was perfect for hundreds of enthusiastic students, and there was a lot of interest for our program. Dean Francois Amar, Honors Associates Noelle Leon-Palmer and Sean Cox, with current student Jaime Roy, spent the day working with […]

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Grace Kiffney and Rob Glover at her thesis advisor Rob Glover at Honors Celebration this past May.

Honors student, professor published in Bangor Daily News

An OpEd on asylum seekers and General Assistance in Maine written by Grace Kiffney ’16 (Political Science/Honors) and Honors-CLAS Preceptor of Political Science Rob Glover was published in The Bangor Daily News. The article “General Assistance is vital, but it’s not the whole story for asylum seekers in Maine” was based off of research Kiffney […]

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