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Brenna Walsh: 2010 Outstanding International Graduate, LAS

*Plus: Brenna recently defended her Honors thesis, Neutron Scattering to Characterize Micropore Structure in Mesoporous Silica SBA-15 (advised by Brian Frederick). Walsh, Outstanding International Student (LAS) ORONO, Maine — Brenna Walsh (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia), of the University of Maine cross country and track teams, has been named the 2010 Outstanding Undergraduate International Student of the […]

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A Visit with Bettina Boxall ’74

(Photo credit: Rebekah Doherty, Maine Campus) A Pulitzer-Winning Alumna Returns to UMaine By Laila Sholtz-Ames Journalism major/Honors College, Exeter, Maine Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times journalist and University of Maine alumna Bettina Boxall spent this week visiting Forestry, Journalism and Honors students and presenting the Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture. Before the lecture, Boxall stopped by […]

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Artists in Residence

art / 2010 JURIED STUDENT EXHIBITION april 2 / april 30 Lord Hall Gallery, UMaine The current exhibit at Lord Hall (JURIED STUDENT EXHIBITION) features works by twelve Honors College students: Danielle Armitage’11 (Art Education, Studio Art) *Sara Biron’10 (Studio Art) Renee Bissonnette ’11 (Studio Art) Jaclyn Bousquet’11 (Art Education) Benjamin Burpee ’11 (Biology, Studio […]

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Alum Returns for Lecture 4/14

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Bettina Boxall to Visit UMaine Contact: Stephani Nola, 581-3285 ORONO — Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times reporter and University of Maine alumnae Bettina Boxall will be on campus April 12-18 to visit with students and present this year’s Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture Wednesday, April 14. Boxall, a 1974 UMaine graduate, shared the […]

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International Study and Service – Chris Hamlin ’11 (Lancaster, England)

Third-year Mechanical Engineering major, Chris Hamlin studied abroad in Lancaster, England during the fall 2009 semester. Along with the usual lessons in cultural differences, crash course in navigating a different University environment and jam-packed travels throughout the region, Chris discovered the merits of British cuisine. Surprised? Read more below: Four Months of British Food I […]

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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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