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Interview with Bruce Stanton

Dr. Bruce Stanton ’74, who delivered this year’s Honors Distinguished Graduate Lecture, was recently interviewed for the UMaine website’s Alumni Profiles.  You can read the interview here…

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Honors Student Crowned Miss Collegiate America

Congratulations are in order to Sophomore Shannon Folsom. She faced tough competition for the Miss Collegiate America Crown in San Antonio; but her record of academic achievement and community service enthralled the judges. Shannon was crowned Miss Collegiate America 2011 on January 8th. Read more here!

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Honors Alum Part of an ALS Benefit Concert

Emily Cain, an Honors alum, will be performing a benefit concert for the ALS Association of Norther New England. “Music for Maddie: A Concert to Honor Maddie Simpson” will also feature Kelly Caufield, Matthew Small, and pianist Nicholas Place. Expect a night of Broadway classics from shows like The Wizard of Oz, Avenue Q, and […]

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Emily Cain Wins Spirit of Maine Award!!

Emily Cain, our beloved Coordinator of Advancement here at the Honors College, was recognized during the University’s Homecoming celebration last month.  She received the Spirit of Maine award, which, according to the UMaine News blog, salutes the recipient’s promotion of “the high standards and vitality of the University of Maine.”  Read more…

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Honors Student Wins Maryann Hartman Award!

Daniella Runyambo, an Honors College first-year, received the Maryann Hartman Award on Wednesday in recognition of her contributions to the community and culture of her hometown, Portland, ME, according to the Bangor Daily News. For further reading, follow this link to the Daily News’ coverage of the award. Congratulations, Daniella!

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Congratulations to Bradie Manion and Jennifer Moxley!

We love it when members of the Honors College are recognized!  Bradie Manion, a third-year Biochemistry major, was accepted by Tufts Medical School through the Maine Track program, and Jennifer Moxley, a faculty member from the English department, was recently published by The Daily Poet Association. Read about both below, courtesy of the UMaine News […]

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Visiting Faculty Suite

The Honors Campus – Visiting Faculty Suite Longtime friends of Honors, Betsy ’55 and Bill Leitch have helped transform not only Colvin Hall, but the entire UMaine Honors College into a dynamic living and learning opportunity with unique programmatic offerings that focus on enhancing the undergraduate experience at UMaine. Betsy and Bill named the Margaret […]

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Laura Wood: 2010 Outstanding Graduate, NSFA

Scarborough Student Named Top Graduate in UMaine College Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Laura Wood of Scarborough, Maine, has been named the Outstanding Graduating Student in the University of Maine College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. She will graduate May 8 with honors and a bachelor’s degree in ecology and environmental […]

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