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Feature Friday: Dominique DiSpirito ’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 profile is on Dominique DiSpirito. Dominique is a third-year political science major with minors in legal studies and ecology & environmental sciences. She is […]

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Marcotte, Muscat awarded Killam Fellowships to study in Canada

Congratulations to Honors students Sarah Marcotte (right) and Abigail Muscat (left) for receiving Killam Fellowships to study in Canada during the Spring 2021 semester! Sarah is a third-year biology minor who will be studying at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia; while Abigail is a third-year marine sciences major who will be studying at the […]

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Feature Friday: Avery Gosselin ’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 profile is on Avery Gosselin. Avery is a second-year Computer Science major from Burnham, Maine. His favorite thing about Honors so far is “HON […]

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Honors Preceptor Rob Glover Awarded Voting Advocacy Grant; Seeking Student Voting Ambassadors

Congratulations to Professor Rob Glover, Associate Professor in the University of Maine Political Science Department and preceptor in the Honors College! Professor Glover is the recipient (with Coordinator for Leadership Development, Jenny Desmond) of an approximately $20,000 grant from the non-partisan student voting advocacy organization Ask Every Student. Half of the value of the grant […]

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Feature Friday: Katie Tims ’21

Our new social media series, “Feature Friday,” will highlight an Honors student every Friday and share a little bit about their experiences in Honors and at the University of Maine. Our first feature is on Katie Tims! Katie is a senior Biology major with a concentration in Pre-Medical Studies and minor in Sustainable Food Systems. […]

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Time Magazine Cover Illustration by Jill Pelto, July 20 2020

Artwork by Jill Pelto ’15H Featured as Time Magazine Cover

Jill Pelto, a 2015 Honors graduate, recently had her artwork featured on the cover of TIME magazine for their July 20, 2020 issue, titled “One Last Chance.” Jill, who studied Studio Art and Earth & Climate Sciences, weaves climate change data into her art. TIME also published an article about Jill and her recent accomplishments […]

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Honors Summer Media List

Honors Staff Summer Media Recommendation List

As multiple members of the Honors staff approach a summer break off-contract during July, we wanted to share with you an Honors staff-recommended summer media list. These are the things we have been reading, watching, and listening to…and we thought you might like them too! Read Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser, recommended by Kim […]

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Honors Student Muscat ’22 Named NOAA Scholar

Congratulation to rising third-year Honors student Abigail Muscat for being named a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholar! All Hollings Scholars are awarded a two-year academic scholarship, complete a 10-week paid summer internship opportunity, and receive funding to participate in two national science conferences. Click here to read the recent […]

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Maine Talent Showcase Finalists Announced!

2 Honors Students Among Maine Talent Showcase Finalists

Two Honors students have been named as finalists in the Maine Talent Showcase, an online talent show hosted by the Collins Center for the Arts (CCA)! The CCA received more than 100 entries for this competition. Now, the showcase has narrowed to ten finalists and the public will be able to vote for the winners! […]

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