Research

Grace Kiffney and Rob Glover at her thesis advisor Rob Glover at Honors Celebration this past May.

Honors student, professor published in Bangor Daily News

An OpEd on asylum seekers and General Assistance in Maine written by Grace Kiffney ’16 (Political Science/Honors) and Honors-CLAS Preceptor of Political Science Rob Glover was published in The Bangor Daily News. The article “General Assistance is vital, but it’s not the whole story for asylum seekers in Maine” was based off of research Kiffney […]

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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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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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Honors Grad featured in Boothbay Register

Honors graduate, Jennifer MacDowell ’13 was featured along with another UMaine graduate, Valerie Smith ’13, in a Boothbay Register article about their experience with Maine Medical Center – Tufts University School of Medicine Maine Track Program. An excerpt from the article written by Alan Crowell: Valerie Smith’s journey to medical school began in an ambulance at […]

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Honors Phage Genomics Course Featured on UMaine News

Going viral: First-year students get hands-on experience in phage genomics course Excerpt from UMaine News, Jan. 29, 2016  There is a long list of learning objectives for the HON 150/155 phage genomics course, in which first-year undergraduates conduct hands-on research. They learn how to purify and isolate novel bacteriophages — viruses that infect bacterial hosts — […]

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