Honors Alumni

Honors Faculty and Alumni in the News

Alumni and Faculty in the News – December ’21

ROBERTSON We would like to congratulate Seth D. Robertson, member of the Honors College Board of Advocates and UMaine Honors alumni ‘06, on having successfully defended his Doctor of Education dissertation at Northeastern University. The title of his thesis is “Exploring the Lived Experience of Adjunct Faculty Members at a Private Religious Institution.” Robertson thanks […]

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Honors Faculty and Alumni in the News

Alumni and Faculty in the News – November ’21

MOLLOY & FREEMAN Results from research conducted in the lab of Dr. Sally Molloy, Associate Professor of Genomics and Honors and INBRE project leader, provides evidence that prophage (integrated viral genomes) alter expression of important mycobacterial antibiotic resistance genes, as reported in the journal BMC Microbiology. Co-authors include Honors College alumna Emma Freeman, who is […]

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Honors Faculty and Alumni in the News

Alumni and Faculty in the News – October ’21

BENSON Recent UMaine political science graduate Brawley Benson is the author of a new piece in the Moscow Times about the Russian diaspora’s influence in upcoming Russian elections. Benson writes that, “in cities, the overseas vote could amplify a local push to get anyone but a United Russia candidate elected, part of Team Navalny’s ‘Smart […]

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Honors Students and Alumni Featured in University RLE Launch

In a week-long celebration of student research and independent creative works, The University of Maine highlighted multiple UMaine Honors students and their remarkable efforts in collaborative research. The Research Learning Experience (RLE), a new university-wide initiative supported by the Harold Alfond Foundation, invites incoming first-year students to engage in a variety of different hands-on learning […]

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Maura Philippone ’20H Awarded American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Scholarship

Recent Honors College graduate Maura Philippone ’20H received a graduate-level scholarship from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation). The prestigious scholarship, awarded to only two other students nationwide, is worth $5,000. The award will help support Maura’s graduate studies in speech-language pathology at George Washington University. In her time at the University of Maine, Maura studied […]

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Honors Alumni Profile: Nicole McGrath '19H

Alumni Profile: McGrath ’19H Published in International Journal of Oncology

The Honors staff recently caught up with Nicole McGrath, ’19H, who was a biology major at UMaine and is currently a fellow for the National Cancer Institute (NCI). She is the first author on the article “Targeting cancer stem cells in cholangiocarcinoma (Review),” recently published in the International Journal of Oncology. Can you describe your […]

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Honors Alumni Marshall ’17H Published in The Condor

A paper that resulted from the Honors thesis research of alumni Hallie Marshall ’17H has recently been published in The Condor. Hallie’s Honors thesis was advised by Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology Erik Blomberg and Associate Professor of Ornithology Brian Olson, both of whom are listed as authors on this recent publication. Another Honors alum, […]

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Lima ’19H Honors Thesis Recently Published in The Condor

Recent Honors graduate Kyle Lima ’19H had a version of his Honors thesis published on The Condor this past week. The Condor: Ornithological Applications is a peer-reviewed journal from the American Ornithological Society that focuses on the conservation and management of birds. The work as published is titled “Environmental conditions and call-broadcast influence detection of […]

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Photographs from left: Rachel Binder-Hathaway '12H; Jenny Desmond '14H

Two Honors Alumni, Binder-Hathaway ’12 and Desmond ’14, Recognized with 2020 Alumni Achievement Awards

Congratulations to two of our outstanding Honors alumni, Rachel Binder-Hathaway ’12 and Jenny Desmond ’14 for their Alumni Achievement Awards! Binder-Hathaway received the Spirit of Maine Award, recognizing “a young alumnus or alumna who has achieved exceptional professional success in the years since graduation.” Desmond received the Rising Star Award, honoring “recent graduates who have […]

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