Awards and Recognition

Announcing the Honors Talent Show Competition Winners

Announcing the Winners of the 2020 Honors College Talent Show Competition

The votes have been tallied up — and the winners of the 2020 Honors College Talent Show competition have been chosen! Of our fifteen fantastic participants, these are the five whose entries received the most votes from the UMaine community: 1st place: Allison Ogle 2nd place: Tamra Benson 3rd place: Evelyn Zumwalt 4th place: Vinh-Nhan […]

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Awards from the UMaine Student Symposium

CUGR Student Symposium Award Winners Announced

An Honors student and several recent Honors graduates received awards at the 2020 UMaine Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) Student Symposium! The virtual symposium took place on Friday, October 2nd and 270 students showcased 131 research and creative works. Top Undergraduate Project in Allied Health: Sophia Palangas ’20H, “Assessing Health Related Quality of Life, Language Impairment, […]

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Honors chair in the thesis reading room, with bookshelves of theses shown behind it.

5 Honors Students Named Drug Policy Research Fellows

Congratulations to Honors students Evie Clement, Elijah Munro-Ludders, William Somes, Sara Todd, and Sabrina Paetow who are among the seven University of Maine students chosen as Drug Policy Research Fellows for the 2020-21 school year! Each student will choose their own issue area and learn how to translate existing research into clear and actionable policy […]

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A photo of the two Killam fellows. Left: Abigail Muscat, Right: Sarah Marcotte

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 major 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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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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Photo of Abigail Muscat

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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2020 Honors College Service Award - Lauren Ryan

Lauren Ryan ’20H Receives 2020 Honors College Service Award

The Honors College staff is proud to announce Lauren Ryan ’20H as the recipient of the 2020 Honors College Service Award. The award recognizes a graduating senior in the Honors College for their outstanding commitment and contributions to the University of Maine Honors community. During her time at the University of Maine, Lauren studied biomedical […]

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