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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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Honors Student Margaret Burns Earns Edith Patch Award

Honors student Margaret Burns was recently selected as the recipient of the Edith Patch Award for the undergraduate level. The Edith Patch Award is given each year to graduate and undergraduate women in acknowledgement of distinguished work that they have done while at the University of Maine and in recognition of their promise for future […]

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The 2012 Rezendes Lecture: Food Inc. The Ethics of How We Eat

The Honors College is pleased to announce that the 2012 John M. Rezendes Visiting Scholar in Ethics Lecture will be given by the award-winning film and television screenwriter, director, and producer Robert Kenner. The lecture will take place on Thursday, April 19th at 3:30pm in Hauck Auditorium located in the Memorial Union. Kenner’s talk “Food, […]

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Honors Students Awarded Appointments to Undergraduate Scholarship Program

UMaine Honors Students Theo Koboski and Alex Jensen were awarded appointments to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s 2012 Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program. This scholarship consists of two separate $8,000 scholarship (one given for junior year and one given for senior year) as well as a ten week paid internship at the NOAA […]

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Honors Student Wins Goldwater Scholarship

As stated in the UMaine news: UMaine student Erin Victoria Carter has won a scholarship from the Barry M. Goldwater Foundation, according to a story in the Bangor Daily News. Carter, who is majoring in biochemistry and molecular/cellular biology, hopes to get a doctoral degree in immunology or molecular biology, and her career goal is to […]

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Honors Goes to Phoenix

Sixteen students, five faculty members, and five Honors College staff members attended the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) conference held in Phoenix, Arizona from October 19 – 23. Students, faculty, and staff members participated in general sessions, roundtable discussions, and poster sessions as well as making time for forays into Phoenix and hiking in Sedona. […]

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