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“Ask Honors Anything” for Prospective Students


All prospective and incoming University of Maine Honors College students and their families are invited to join Honors staff and students for one of our virtual "Ask Honors Anything" sessions! Prospective students can join us via Zoom to learn more about the Honors College and ask current Honors students and the Honors staff any and […]

MDMP Food Insecurity Panel Discussion


The Maine Day Meal Packout (MDMP) Hunger Awareness Campaign is hosting a panel discussion via Zoom about food insecurity on college campuses. Click here to register to attend and receive the Zoom link! The first 25 students to register and attend the panel will receive a $10 Hannaford e-gift card!

POETS/SPEAK! – Why Poetry Matters


Bangor Public Library and the University of Maine’s Honors College will host an evening of poetry readings online to celebrate National Poetry Month and the 19th year of POETS/SPEAK. Kathleen Ellis, Lecturer in the University of Maine Orono’s English Department and Honors Preceptor, will introduce students and Maine poets who will read their own work. […]

SAB Leadership Extravaganza


Join the Honors College Student Advisory Board (SAB) for Leadership Extravaganza! This is a leadership workshop in which the group will discuss the leadership system we are all a part of, and partake in some fun leadership training activities. As with all SAB events, this is also a great opportunity to meet other Honors Students! […]

Honors Outdoor Program Series (April 9 – April 30)

Current Honors students are invited to enjoy the outdoors in Orono through the Honors Outdoor Program Series! All events are hosted by Maine Bound Adventure Center and are free of charge to students, made possible by a generous donation from the Betsy ’55* and Bill Leitch Campus Activities Fund. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – use the […]

Honors Minecraft: Defeat the Ender Dragon


Calling all adventurers! Join the Honors Minecraft Server Moderators & Honors Ambassadors for a battle at the end on Friday, April 9th at 8PM EST. The group will meet at Charlie's Terrace in the server to distribute equipment and make the journey to the end together. If you haven't signed up for the Minecraft server […]

Deadline: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholarship for Incoming First-Year Students

The Honors College at the University of Maine invites applications for its new (Fall 2021 – Spring 2022) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Scholarship. 5 awards are available of $1,000 each. Scholarship applicants should be first-year, incoming students to the University of Maine Honors College with preference given to first-generation students. Successful applicants will be […]

Rezendes Ethics Lecture: “Tribal Sovereignty, Social Justice, and Building Equity from a Maine Tribal Perspective” by Maulian Dana


2021 John M. Rezendes Ethics Lecture Maulian Dana, Penobscot Tribal Ambassador "Tribal Sovereignty, Social Justice, and Building Equity from a Maine Tribal Perspective"   Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 3:30PM EST via Zoom Zoom Webinar Link (no registration necessary, simply join the call at the time of the event): Passcode (if needed): 03717   Maulian […]

Honors Graduation Celebration 2021


In order to keep everyone as safe as possible and in order to include all of our students, even those who are attending their senior year from afar, this year’s Honors Graduation Celebration ceremony will be held virtually on Friday, May 7th at 9AM EST. This event will recognize December 2020, May 2021, and August […]

2022 John M. Rezendes Visiting Scholar in Ethics: ‘Self-Care and Radical Communion: Walking Each Other Home’


Dr. Vaishali Mamgain (she/her) is the Associate Professor of Economics and Director of the Bertha C. Ball Center for Compassion at the University of Southern Maine. Mamgain received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her past economics research has focused on the contributions of (im)migrants and refugees in […]