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Honors Student Jennifer Chalmers named 2014 UMaine Salutatorian

The Honors College would like to congratulate Jennifer Chalmers for being named the 2014 UMaine Salutatorian! Jenn was a double major in English and History and wrote her Honors thesis on “Teaching Literature in America: Demonstrating Relevance in the Early Cold War(1945-1963).”  For more on Jenn and her time at UMaine, check out the UMaine […]

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2013 Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture

The Honors College is happy to announce that Dr. David Bronson ’69, MD is the 2013 Distinguished Honors Graduate. He will be delivering his lecture, “Healthcare Reform and the Bumpy Road to Universal Access” on Wednesday 20 November 2013. There will be a reception in Andrews Leadership Hall in Buchanan Alumni House before the lecture […]

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We’re Hiring!

CLAS-Honors Preceptor of Journalism The Honors College, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), and the Department of  Communication and Journalism at the University of Maine invite applications for a full-time, academic-year, tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning September 1, 2014. For a full job description, please visit the official job posting.

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François Amar Named Dean of the Honors College

The Honors College is excited to announce that François Amar has been selected as the Dean of the Honors College! François, Associate Professor of Chemistry and current chair of the Chemistry Department has been a long-time member of the UMaine community and the Honors College. In chemistry, François’ research interests include structure and reaction dynamics […]

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Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture 2012

Please join us Wednesday, 24 October 2012 for the Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture on Navigating Entrepreneurship and the Humanities by Dr. Kristen Gwinn-Becker ’97. For more information please view our poster.

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Celebrating Charlie

Charlie at UMaine Commencement 2012, photo by Monty Rand   Celebrating Charlie Friday, 14 September 2012 5:00-7:00pm Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine An event to celebrate and remember beloved Honors College Dean Charlie Slavin will be held on Friday, 14 September 2012, 5-7pm at the Collins Center for the Arts. Students, faculty, […]

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Honors College Students Named 2012 UMaine Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Congratulations to honors students Rachel Binder-Hathaway and Kayla Peard for being named 2012’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian! Rachel Binder-Hathaway, is a dual financial economics and business administration graduate, who wrote her Honors Thesis on microfinance and the alleviation of poverty. She is currently a Fulbright Fellow in Bangladesh helping impoverished people gain access to microloans and […]

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Honors Preceptor Melissa Ladenheim Receives Donald Harward Faculty Award

Honors College preceptor Melissa Ladenheim is one of three faculty members across Maine recently awarded the Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence. The Maine Campus Compact, a coalition of 18 member campuses in the state, annually selects recipients who use service-learning and/or community action as an innovative teaching tool to engage students in civic […]

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