Awards and Recognition

Honors Medallion

Honors Celebration Awards

Honors students, their families and advisors gathered in Wells Conference Center for Honors Celebration. The class of 2016 was the 79th class of Honors Graduates from the University of Maine and the 14th class of graduates from the Honors College. There were 87 students recognized for completing a thesis. Additionally Awards were given to underclass Honors students […]

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Professor Mark Brewer presents Miranda Roberts, Allyson Eslin, Jaymi Thiabult, and Madison Waterman with their scholarships.

Three Honors students win new Political Science award

Congratulations to Honors students, Allyson Eslin and Jaymi Thiabult, who were among the five recipients of the Dr. John Mitchell Nickerson ‘59 Memorial Scholarship. This year was the first year that the Political Science Department was able to award the Dr. John Mitchell Nickerson ‘59 Memorial Scholarship to students. These scholarships are made possible by an […]

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Stevens Hall

Fourteen Honors students recognized at CLAS awards

Fourteen of the 38 students Recognized at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences awards ceremony were Honors students. Congratulations to the following students: Outstanding Graduate in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences — Hilary Warner-Evans (Anthropology)   Senior Recognition Awards: Hilary Warner-Evans (Anthropology) Elizabeth Grant (Chemistry) Alan Bennett (Communication & Journalism) Taylor Cunningham (English) Sophia […]

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The 2016 Outstanding Graduates from Honors: Top (L to R): Nicholas Fried, Connor Smart, Jade McGuire. Bottom (L to R): Elizabeth Wood, Hilary Warner-Evans.

Honors Students Named Outstanding Graduating Students

Five Honors students were named Outstanding Graduating Students at the University of Maine this year. Congratulations to: Valedictorian — Nicholas Fried ’16 (Animal & Veterinary Science, Pre-Veterinary) Salutatorian— Connor Smart ‘16 (Accounting, Finance) Outstanding Student, College of Natural Science and Forestry — Elizabeth Wood ‘16 (Biology, Pre-Medical) Outstanding Student, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences — Hilary Warner-Evans ‘16 […]

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Jill Hein at CWA

Honors Student attends Conference on World Affairs

Thanks to the generous donation of Beau and Dennis Rezendes, each year an honors student has the opportunity to attend the Conference on World Affairs (CWA) in Boulder, Colorado. This year, Jill Hein (International Affairs) represented UMaine at the conference. From Jill: “For me, CWA was an opportunity to learn about issues in international affairs […]

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Honors Student Athletes Recognized

  On Feb. 1, 2016 the UMaine Athletic Depart celebrated the 27th 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. 2015 Rising Stars were presented […]

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Honors student wins Wilson Peace Writing Prize

Honors student, Antonia Carroll wins Dorothy Clarke Wilson Peace Writing Prize for her poem, Still Stirring. She was presented the award by Sarah Marx, director of the Wilson Center at the 2016 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration that was held on Monday, January 19 in Wells Commons. Her powerful reading of the poem, […]

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Honors Phage Genomics Course Featured on UMaine News

Going viral: First-year students get hands-on experience in phage genomics course Excerpt from UMaine News, Jan. 29, 2016  There is a long list of learning objectives for the HON 150/155 phage genomics course, in which first-year undergraduates conduct hands-on research. They learn how to purify and isolate novel bacteriophages — viruses that infect bacterial hosts — […]

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