Awards and Recognition

Samantha Jones is shown with a projection of the ocean

Samantha Jones in the IDSVA

One of our incredible Honors Preceptors was recently written about in an Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts article. You can check it out here!

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University of Maine Alumni Association Presents Alumni Achievement Awards

2019 Alumni Achievement Awards

On April 5th, 2019, The University of Maine Alumni Association presented the 2019 Alumni Achievement Awards. Of the awards winners, we are proud to recognize the three winners who came from the Honors College! Paige Eggleston ’13 and Nate Wildes ’12 both received a Rising Star Award. This award recognizes an individual who, in the […]

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Kim Crowley

Senior Honors Student Kimberly Crowley Receives the McGillicuddy Fellowship

Kimberly Crowley, a senior in Honors and CLAS received the inaugural 2018-2019 McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellowship for her work with Dr. Jennie Woodard on poetry writing as therapy. Her honors thesis is a hybrid of creative work (her own personal poetry) as well as research on writing as a form of therapy. She presented on poetry at this year’s […]

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Two students pose with Dean Amar

2018 Mitchell Center Award Ceremony

Gwyneth Roberts, an Honors student majoring in Mathematics and Ecology & Environmental Science, won the award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student Contribution to Sustainability Research, given by the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions. Center director, Dr. David Hart, presented the award on December 10, 2018. Roberts has been doing her thesis research with advisors […]

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UMaine Alumni Achievement Awards Announced

Congratulations to Paige and Nate who are Alumni of the Honors College! “Paige Eggleston of Portland and Nate Wildes of Bath, co-recipients of the Rising Star Awards. The award honors recent graduates who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to advancing the strength and success of the Alumni Association and its members. Eggleston graduated in 2013; Wildes […]

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François Amar speaks at Celebration next to a table covered in Honors Steins.

Honors Graduate Celebration

The annual celebration of Honors students and faculty was held on May 12th in the Wells Conference Center, and showcased students of interdisciplinary majors completing their Honors requirements. The Honors Thesis, a final requirement to graduate with Honors, is the culmination of HON 498 and HON 499 thesis courses, and a partnership with faculty members. […]

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