Honors News

Honors Ambassadors to Host Minecraft Server Launch Event

Do you love playing Minecraft with friends? Join the Honors Ambassadors for the launch of the Honors College Minecraft Server on Friday, January 15th at 7 PM EST! The server will be accessible to Honors students that fill out the sign-up form at bit.ly/HonorsMinecraft for the spring semester. We look forward to building a community […]

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Honors Students and Alumni Featured in UMaine News Piece on Gosse Lab

Several Honors students and alumni were mentioned in a recently-published UMaine News piece. Bailey West ’21, Alan Baez ’20H, and Rachel Kennedy ’08H are among the researchers who have worked in Dr. Julie Gosse’s lab and contributed to her decade-long research on the synthetic chemical triclosan. The alumni have gone on to apply the skills […]

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UMaine Honors College Receives Maine Hunger Dialogue Grant

The Maine Hunger Dialogue has awarded a $500 grant to the University of Maine Honors College to fight food insecurity in the student population. The student initiative, spearheaded by Honors Student Ambassadors Katie Tims and Bailey West, with support from Associate Dean Melissa Ladenheim, seeks to provide the Black Bear Exchange campus food pantry with […]

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Feature Friday: Teodora Blejeru ’24

The Honors College’s Feature Friday series highlights an Honors student every Friday and shares a little bit about their experiences in Honors and at the University of Maine. This will be the last Feature Friday post of the semester — stay tuned for more profiles later on in January! This week, our feature is on […]

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The 2020 Honors Holiday Card

The Honors staff is excited to present our 2020 holiday card, inspired by Finding Nemo. 2020 has been a year unlike any other. Our advice? Just keep swimming! Happy holidays, from our Honors family to you and yours. We wish you a joyous holiday season and new beginnings in 2021.

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Daniella Leal Espinal ’21 Featured in Piece by Maine EPSCoR

Maine EPSCoR recently published a feature on senior microbiology major and Honors student, Daniella Leal Espinal! Daniella is working with EPSCoR as a part of their Maine-eDNA research initiative, assisting with data analysis and organization for metabarcoding. Click here to read more about Daniella and her research work.

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Feature Friday: Ashley Cray ’24

The Honors College’s Feature Friday series highlights an Honors student every Friday and shares a little bit about their experiences in Honors and at the University of Maine. This week, our feature is on Ashley Cray. Ashley is a first-year music education major from Readfield, Maine. Ashley noted her appreciation for the discussion-based nature of […]

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Feature Friday: Aiden Ciaffaglione ’21

The Honors College’s Feature Friday series highlights an Honors student every Friday and shares a little bit about their experiences in Honors and at the University of Maine. This week, our feature is on Aiden Ciaffaglione. Aiden is a fourth-year sociology and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies major with minors in political science and psychology. […]

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Congratulations, 2020-21 Honors Thesis Scholarship and Fellowship Recipients!

The Honors College is excited to announce our 2020-21 Honors Thesis scholarship and fellowship recipients! Rendle A. Jones ’65 and Patricia K. Jones ’65 Thesis Fellowship: One award of $2000; given to a thesis student focusing their research on exploring legal service in the public arena through the history of the law or current affairs […]

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Announcing the 2020 INBRE/Honors Fellowship Recipients

The Maine IDeA Network for Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) is a National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health-supported network of thirteen Maine institutions, including the University of Maine Honors College. We are excited to announce the recipients of this year’s INBRE/Honors Thesis Fellowships and Pre-Thesis Research Fellowships. These fellowship opportunities […]

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