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Honors Graduate Secures Robert Wood Johnson Post-Doc

The Honors College is delighted to announce that Jason Houle ’05 was recently accepted to the Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholars program.  The HSS program, according to its website, “is designed to build the nation’s capacity for research, leadership and policy change to address the multiple determinants of population health. Each year the program enables […]

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Research Opportunity for Incoming First-Years

The University of Maine was recently accepted into the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Science Education Alliance (SEA), according to the UMaine News Blog.  Starting in the 2011-12 academic year, first-year Honors students will have the opportunity to participate in genetic research as part of this program.  Read more….

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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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