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Spring Break in DC, 2010

Right before our 2010 spring break trip, the DC area was hit by a major snowstorm– so we were a bit nervous about the weather! We were treated to at least one day of sunshine and a glimpse at the first cherry blossoms of the season. Trip highlights included: a mixer for past and present […]

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Brittany Ott Named to WHEA All-Rookie Team

Brittany Ott First-year Honors student Women’s Hockey (goaltender) Brittany Ott Honored to 2009-2010 WHEA All-Rookie Team (Press release courtesy of http://goblackbears.cstv.com) March 3, 2010 WAKEFIELD, MASS — University of Maine freshman goaltender Brittany Ott (St. Clair Shores, Mich.) has been named to the Women’s Hockey East Association All-Rookie team, as announced by the WHEA today. […]

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UMaine Today: Medical Fast Track

UMaine Today, Spring 2010 Medical fast track Research a primary focus for two undergrads [Juniors] Jonathan Pelletier, left, and Aaron Perreault were selected for early acceptance to Tufts University School of Medicine through the Maine Track Early Assurance Program. University of Maine microbiology major Jonathan Pelletier of Falmouth, Maine, and biochemistry student Aaron Perreault of […]

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Honors Students Gain Early Admission to Tufts Medical School

(This article appeared on the UMaine News Blog, 24 November 2009.) Contact: Kristen Andresen at (207) 581-3742 Two UMaine Students Gain Early Admission to Tufts Medical School ORONO — Applying to medical school can be a full-time job. But for two University of Maine juniors, the job has become a lot easier. Microbiology major Jonathan […]

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NCHC Conference 2009: Washington, DC

Though the leaves in Maine had already changed, we drove 14 hours south and were able to experience the colors of autumn all over again in our nation’s capital! Twenty-one students, five faculty members, and 5 staff members attended the NCHC conference in Washington, DC from 28 October through 1 November. Trip highlights? Here are […]

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Study Away Reflections: Rachel Hathaway ’11 (Grameen Bank, Bangladesh)

During summer 2009, Financial Economics  and Business Administration major Rachel Hathaway ′11 interned at the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh. The Grameen’s mission “is to extend opportunities, not handouts, to the struggling yet hardworking masses.” Rae’s interest in the Grameen bank stemmed from Professor Muhammad Yunus’s book, Banker to the Poor, “Grameen’s story opened my eyes […]

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Study Away Reflections: Yin Chiu ’10 (Galway, Ireland)

During the Spring 2009 semester, Yin Chiu ′10 studied at the National University of Ireland in Galway. Here’s her reflection on that experience:

Before my experience abroad in Ireland, I pictured a beautiful landscape of green fields stretching for miles, checkered with dry stone walls and spotted with sheep and thatched-roof cottages. I suspected the Irish to be very sociable people with charming personalities who love their tea, beer and potatoes. I imagined myself in a small town wearing lamb wool sweaters and spending my evenings in the local pub enjoying a pint of Guinness and traditional Irish music.

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MINERVA Wins NCHC Newsletter Contest!

Great news in the Honors inbox today: “Congratulations! Your honors newsletter won 1st place in this year’s Faculty, Administrator, Student Published NCHC Newsletter Contest, sponsored by the Publications Board! We want to invite you to speak at our session, “How To Put Together A Winning Newsletter,” on Saturday, October 31, from 1-2:15pm in Arlington..” This […]

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