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Honors Faculty and Alumni in the News

Alumni and Faculty in the News – December ’21

ROBERTSON We would like to congratulate Seth D. Robertson, member of the Honors College Board of Advocates and UMaine Honors alumni ‘06, on having successfully defended his Doctor of Education dissertation at Northeastern University. The title of his thesis is “Exploring the Lived Experience of Adjunct Faculty Members at a Private Religious Institution.” Robertson thanks […]

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Twenty-Two Honors Students Among 2021-2022 CUGR Academic Year Fellowship Recipients

The Honors College is pleased to announce that 22 of our students are among this year’s winners of the UMaine Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) Academic Year fellowship programs. CUGR provides several fellowship programs, including the UMaine Institute of Medicine, UMaine Artificial Intelligence, and Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) fellowships, designated to support undergraduate students […]

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Honors Faculty and Alumni in the News

Alumni and Faculty in the News – December ’21

LABOUFF Last month, Jordan LaBouff, Associate Professor of Psychology and Honors, published an OpEd in the Bangor Daily News (11.16.21) entitled, “Why representation matters, from Sesame Street to Main Street”. This article recognizes the importance of representation in media, even on platforms such as Sesame Street, and that, “preventing stereotyped misrepresentations and promoting good representations […]

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Honors Faculty and Alumni in the News

Alumni and Faculty in the News – November ’21

MOLLOY & FREEMAN Results from research conducted in the lab of Dr. Sally Molloy, Associate Professor of Genomics and Honors and INBRE project leader, provides evidence that prophage (integrated viral genomes) alter expression of important mycobacterial antibiotic resistance genes, as reported in the journal BMC Microbiology. Co-authors include Honors College alumna Emma Freeman, who is […]

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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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