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CUGR Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to the student winners of research grants from the Center for Undergraduate Research in two different categories: The CUGR Fall Creative and Academic Achievement Fellowships and the CUGR 2014-1025 Research Fellows Assistants. Of the 41 grants awarded in the first category, 19 are in the Honors College while 6 of the 22 Research Fellows […]

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Students and Faculty Return from NCHC

From Wednesday, November 5 to Sunday, November 9, 26 people from Honors, including students, faculty, and staff traveled to Denver, Colorado for the 2014 National Collegiate Honors Council conference. The UMaine Honors College had one of the strongest representations of schools across the country. Students and faculty, often together, displayed incredible work through presentations, discussions, and posters on topics ranging […]

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Winners of the INBRE Fellowships

The Honors College at the University of Maine is pleased to announce the winners of the INBRE awards in functional genomics for 2014-2015. Six students won Honors Thesis Fellowships and three won Junior Year Fellowships to do research. The winners and their projects are listed below.   Honors Thesis Fellowship Winners Gwen Beacham – Characterization […]

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Honors Students Spoke At Reception For Folklore Research Fund

Two Honors students, Hilary Warner-Evans and Taylor Cunningham, spoke at a reception Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Buchanan Alumni House celebrating a new fund that has been established to support students doing research in folklore, oral history, and ethnography. The fund was established this year with a gift from David Taylor and LeeEllen Friedland. The fund […]

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Honors Read Lecture with Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben, the author of the 2014 Honors Read, Eaarth, gave an inspiring call to action in the Collins Center for the Arts on October 7, 2014.  The audience of more than 800 people included about 300 UMaine Honors students and faculty along with students from colleges around the state as well as many other […]

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Christine Gilbert ’14 named Top Honors Student of the Year

Honors student Christine Gilbert ’14  won the 2013 National Collegiate Honors College Top Student of the Year award in the four-year school category. An international affairs major with a German minor, Gilbert was cited for her strong academics, commitment to NCHC, dedication to service, and engagement with the Honors community. A link to the NCHC […]

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Honors named Signature Program

We are pleased to announce that the University of Maine has named the Honors College as one of seven Signature areas of research and educational excellence. The College is known for its ability to foster the research and creative work of some of UMaine’s best and brightest students while providing a rigorous approach to the […]

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Honors goes to Vermont

A strong Honors contingent represented the University of Maine’s Honors College at the joint Annual Meetings of the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society Association for the Study of Food and Society, & Society for Anthropology of Food and Nutrition in Burlington, VT, June 17-21, 2014. The six faculty members and four students who attended the conference are all […]

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Exchange between UMaine Honors & Tembusu College, Singapore

We are excited to announce a new exchange program between UMaine’s Honors College and Tembusu College of the National University of Singapore! This program has resulted in the teaching of a May term tutorial course, Hon 319 – Fakes and Forgeries by Tembusu College faculty member, Dr. Catelijne Coopmans, which ran May 19 to June […]

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Spring ’14 Honors Student & Faculty Awards

We would like to acknowledge and congratulate those Honors students and faculty who received awards and recognition for their outstanding work over the Spring ’14 Semester. Honors Students: Jennifer Chalmers ’14 (History and English) was the 2014 salutatorian Ariel Bothen ’14 (International Affairs & Anthropology) was the Outstanding Student in the College of Liberal Arts […]

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