Research

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5 Honors Students Named Drug Policy Research Fellows

Congratulations to Honors students Evie Clement, Elijah Munro-Ludders, William Somes, Sara Todd, and Sabrina Paetow who are among the seven University of Maine students chosen as Drug Policy Research Fellows for the 2020-21 school year! Each student will choose their own issue area and learn how to translate existing research into clear and actionable policy […]

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Honors Associate Dean Ladenheim Co-Authors New Sweet Spot Article

Associate Dean of Honors Melissa Ladenheim was recently listed as a co-author on a new article published in The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension. The other co-authors of the article are Sara Velardi, Jessica Leahy, Kourtney Collum, and Julia McGuire. Velardi, Leahy, and McGuire are all members of the UMaine faculty, with McGuire also […]

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Honors and Biomedical Engineering Student Betelhem Abay featured in UMaine News

UMaine News recently featured Honors student Betelhem Abay in an article where she discusses her important research to combat kidney failure and cancer. She studies biomedical engineering and is currently in the process of finishing up her Honors thesis on a related topic. Among Betelhem’s many accomplishments, this past fall the Honors College awarded her […]

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Honors Alumni Marshall ’17H Published in The Condor

A paper that resulted from the Honors thesis research of alumni Hallie Marshall ’17H has recently been published in The Condor. Hallie’s Honors thesis was advised by Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology Erik Blomberg and Associate Professor of Ornithology Brian Olson, both of whom are listed as authors on this recent publication. Another Honors alum, […]

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Lima ’19H Honors Thesis Recently Published in The Condor

Recent Honors graduate Kyle Lima ’19H had a version of his Honors thesis published on The Condor this past week. The Condor: Ornithological Applications is a peer-reviewed journal from the American Ornithological Society that focuses on the conservation and management of birds. The work as published is titled “Environmental conditions and call-broadcast influence detection of […]

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Honors Student Brynn Yarbrough named 2019 Hollings Fellow

Third-year Honors student and marine science major, Brynn Yarbrough, was recently named a 2019 Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholar by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Click here to read more about Brynn’s UMaine experience. Congrats Brynn!

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Honors Preceptor Dr. Jennie Woodard Published in 2019 JNCHC

Congratulations to Dr. Jennie Woodard, Honors Preceptor and Lecturer, whose work was published in the Spring 2019 edition of the Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council for her article titled “The Power of Creation: Critical Imagination in the Honors Classroom.” Click here to read her article as she reflects upon the implications of a […]

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