Honors News

Honors College Hiring Temporary Administrative Specialist CL2

The Honors College is hiring a temporary Administrative Specialist CL2 to begin in early August. The primary purpose of this position is to provide administrative support for the college. Essential duties and responsibilities include: Assist walk-ins, answering main office phone and emails involving a broad range of questions, issues, and requests from inside and outside […]

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Tijerina Awarded Killam Fellowship to Study in Canada

Congratulations to Honors student Santiago Tijerina for receiving a Killam Fellowship to study in Canada during the Fall 2021 semester! Santiago is a second-year international affairs major with a focus in economics and minors in French and management. He will study at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, where he plans to take courses […]

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Four Honors Students Among 2021 UMaine Student Symposium Award Winners

On April 16, 2021, 569 students showcased 338 research and creative works at the 2021 University of Maine Student Symposium (UMSS). Four Honors students were recognized among the ten undergraduate award winners. Top Award in Business: Jazlyn Dumas ’21, “The Importance of a Checkmark: An Investigation into the Perceptions of Social Media Verification and its […]

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Five Honors Students Among Summer 2021 CUGR and MSGC Fellowship Recipients

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced its 2021 Summer Research and Creative Activities fellowship and Undergraduate Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) Research Experience recipients. Each fellowship provides a $3,700 award per student for costs associated with the project. Five Honors students are among the 16 awardees: Maxwell Burtis ’22, Mechanical […]

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Feature Friday: Jacob Chaplin ’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 Jacob Chaplin. Jacob is a first-year political science major with minors in leadership studies and legal studies. He is from Blackstone, […]

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Paetow ’22 and Tillotson ’22 Awarded McGillicuddy Humanities Center Fellowship

Two Honors students, Sabrina Paetow and Stephanie Tillotson, are among the four recently-announced McGillicuddy Humanities Center undergraduate research fellows. Their fellowships will start this fall and extend into Spring 2022. Each fellow receives $4,000 each per semester for two semesters to complete the research or creative project of their choosing. They serve as humanities ambassadors […]

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Graduating Honors Seniors Receive Departmental and College-Wide Awards

Numerous graduating Honors students have been selected for Class of 2021 departmental awards in recent announcements from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Education and Human Development, the Maine Business School, and the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Cole Butler, Outstanding Graduating […]

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Feature Friday: Gabby Sands ’22

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 Gabby Sands. Gabby is a fourth-year psychology and business administration double major. She is from Plymouth, Maine. Gabby’s favorite part of […]

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