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Honors Medallion.

Honors Celebration Awards

Honors students, their families and advisors gathered in Wells Conference Center for Honors Celebration. The class of 2016 was the 79th class of Honors Graduates from the University of Maine and the 14th class of graduates from the Honors College. There were 87 students recognized for completing a thesis. Additionally Awards were given to underclass Honors students […]

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Audrey Cross presenting at TedX UMaine.

Honors thesis students featured on Mitchell Center News

Honors thesis student and leader of UMaine Real Food Challenge, Audrey Cross (Ecology & Environmental Science) was featured on the  Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability’s website. As part of the Honor College’s Sustainable Food Systems Research Collaborative, funded by the Mitchell Center, Cross has been able to study student activism at UMaine. Chantal […]

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Professor Mark Brewer presents Miranda Roberts, Allyson Eslin, Jaymi Thiabult, and Madison Waterman with their scholarships.

Three Honors students win new Political Science award

Congratulations to Honors students, Allyson Eslin and Jaymi Thiabult, who were among the five recipients of the Dr. John Mitchell Nickerson ‘59 Memorial Scholarship. This year was the first year that the Political Science Department was able to award the Dr. John Mitchell Nickerson ‘59 Memorial Scholarship to students. These scholarships are made possible by an […]

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Fourteen Honors students recognized at CLAS awards

Fourteen of the 38 students Recognized at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences awards ceremony were Honors students. Congratulations to the following students: Outstanding Graduate in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences — Hilary Warner-Evans (Anthropology)   Senior Recognition Awards: Hilary Warner-Evans (Anthropology) Elizabeth Grant (Chemistry) Alan Bennett (Communication & Journalism) Taylor Cunningham (English) Sophia […]

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The 2016 Outstanding Graduates from Honors: Top (L to R): Nicholas Fried, Connor Smart, Jade McGuire. Bottom (L to R): Elizabeth Wood, Hilary Warner-Evans.

Honors Students Named Outstanding Graduating Students

Five Honors students were named Outstanding Graduating Students at the University of Maine this year. Congratulations to: Valedictorian — Nicholas Fried ’16 (Animal & Veterinary Science, Pre-Veterinary) Salutatorian— Connor Smart ‘16 (Accounting, Finance) Outstanding Student, College of Natural Science and Forestry — Elizabeth Wood ‘16 (Biology, Pre-Medical) Outstanding Student, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences — Hilary Warner-Evans ‘16 […]

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Connor Smart, Beau Rezendes, Christine Mitchell and François Amar

Winner of John M. Rezendes Annual Ethics Essay Competition

The John M. Rezendes Ethics Initiative was established to critically engage students, faculty members, and the surrounding community with ethical issues of national importance. A generous gift from Dennis Rezendes has made this initative possible. Our deepest gratitude to Dennis and Beau Rezendes for their support of Honors education and engaging studies of ethics at the University of Maine. […]

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Jill Hein at CWA

Honors Student attends Conference on World Affairs

Thanks to the generous donation of Beau and Dennis Rezendes, each year an honors student has the opportunity to attend the Conference on World Affairs (CWA) in Boulder, Colorado. This year, Jill Hein (International Affairs) represented UMaine at the conference. From Jill: “For me, CWA was an opportunity to learn about issues in international affairs […]

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Brady Davis at NRHC with his poster.

Honors Student Attends Northeast Regional Honors Council Conference

Honors and Business Management Student, Brady Davis, recently attended the Northeast Regional Honors Council Conference in Cambridge, MA. Numerous colleges and universities around the region came together to present research and engage in discussion about pressing topics and issues around the globe. Davis presented on research he conducted with the Honors College’s Sustainable Food System Research […]

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Novak and Snell speak on Syrian migrants journey to Lesvos

Journey to Lesvos: Migrants, Volunteers, and the Unfolding of a Human Tragedy On Friday, February 12, Dr. Irwin Novak and Mary Snell presented a talk on the refugee crisis on Lesvos, Greece: Journey to Lesvos: Migrants, Volunteers and the Unfolding of a Human Tragedy. Speaking in Colvin 107, they recounted their experience on Lesvos this […]

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