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Honors College Awards First INBRE Fellowships

Honors College Awards First INBRE Fellowships ORONO, Maine – Six University of Maine Honors College students recently were awarded the first round of Maine IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) fellowships to support their thesis research. The students, all members of the class of 2010, will receive fellowships of $2,500, and their thesis advisors […]

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Bettina Boxall ’74 receives Pulitzer Prize

Honors Program alumna Bettina Boxall’s thesis, written in 1974, is entitled, Some Notes on the Completion of an Honors Project On Fire From UMaine Today— Alumni Today, Fall 2009 The 2009 Pulitzer Prize winners in explanatory reporting are UMaine alumna Bettina Boxall and Julie Cart of the Los Angeles Times for their five-part series, “Big […]

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Ben Freedman ’09 receives Tau Beta Pi Fellowship

Engineering Society Names Fellow UMaine News ORONO — Benjamin Gordon Freedman of Caribou has been awarded a 2009-2010 graduate fellowship from Tau Beta Pi, the world’s largest engineering honor society. Freedman, the son of Dale Gordon of Caribou and Jon Freedman of Bangor, will pursue a doctoral program in bioprocess engineering at Virginia Tech, focusing […]

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Alexandra Albert ’09 named Salutatorian

Class of 2009 Commencement Ceremonies Held at UMaine UMaine News More information about UMaine commencement, including the text of the commencement speech and details about the honorary degree recipients, the valedictorian and the salutatorian, is online at http://umaine.edu/commencement09/. ORONO — Encouraging graduates to embrace America’s entrepreneurial spirit and to approach their careers with passion and […]

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Jeremy Bender & Samantha Bond ’11: Hollings Scholars

Two UMaine Students Receive Prestigious Hollings Scholarships UMaine News ORONO — Two University of Maine sophomores have received the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship. Samantha Bond, a marine science major, zoology minor and honors student from Temple, N.H., and Jeremy Bender, a marine science major and honors student from Saint […]

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Ryan Whipkey ’10: Goldwater Honorable Mention

UMaine Student Receives Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship UMaine News ORONO — Emily Miller, a University of Maine Molecular and Cellular Biology major from Lamoine, has received the prestigious 2009 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. She will receive up to $7,500 per year for up to two academic years for tuition, books or room and board expenses. Ryan […]

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2009 Rezendes Ethics Lecture

Couldn’t make it to our annual lecture? You can view Robert Shetterly’s presentation online. Below is an article about our 2009 Rezendes Ethics Lecture from the Bangor Daily News. This piece by Jessica Bloch appeared in the April 24, 2009 edition. Artist defines victims of war Collateral damage has face, identity ORONO, Maine — Robert […]

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Laura Wood ’10: Udall Scholar

Two UMaine Students Receive Prestigious Udall Scholarships UMaine News ORONO — Two University of Maine students have received theM orris K. Udall Scholarship. Established in 1992 to commemorate Udall’s 30 years of service in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Morris K. Udall Foundation encourages college students “to preserve and protect their national heritage through […]

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