Honors News

Feature Friday: Gabby Peluso ’23

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 Peluso. Gabby is a second-year marine science major with a concentration in marine biology and minor in chemistry. She is […]

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Project Spotlight: “It’s Personal” Campaign

Project Spotlight is a monthly series dedicated to sharing outstanding Honors projects, both in and out of the classroom. This month, we are highlighting the “It’s Personal” personal-care item campaign, organized by Honors Ambassadors Katie Tims and Bailey West. HC: Please describe the “It’s Personal” Campaign. KT & BW: The ‘It’s Personal’ campaign is a competition, […]

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Join us for the 2021 Rezendes Ethics Lecture on Tuesday, April 27th!

The Honors College is excited to announce our upcoming John M. Rezendes Visiting Scholar in Ethics, Penobscot Nation Tribal Ambassador Maulian Dana. Ambassador Dana will be the speaker for our 2021 Rezendes Ethics Essay event on Tuesday, April 27th at 3:30 PM EST. The event, co-sponsored by the Native American Programs department, will feature Ambassador […]

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Announcing the Release of Minerva 2020

The 2020 issue of Minerva, the Honors College’s annual magazine, is now live on our website. The issue focuses on the theme of resilience, subtitled “A Resilient Honors Community: Adapting to Life During a Pandemic.” As we all know, 2020 was a year like no other. Despite it all, the Honors community stood strong. The […]

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Feature Friday: Ethan Mathieu ’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 Ethan Mathieu. Ethan is a fourth-year secondary education major from Sanford, Maine. Ethan’s favorite thing about Honors is “all of the […]

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Feature Friday: Jack Burnell ’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 Jack Burnell. Jack is a third-year biochemistry major with a minor in Spanish from Windham, Maine. Jack appreciates the variation and […]

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Project Spotlight: A Deep Dive into “Documenting the Pandemic,” Part Two

Project Spotlight is a monthly series dedicated to sharing outstanding Honors projects, both in and out of the classroom. This month, we will dive into the Winter 2020 Honors Tutorial HON 340 “Documenting the Pandemic,” taught by Professor Katie Quirk. This interview with HON 340 student Emily Kontio is part two of a two-part series. Click […]

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Feature Friday: Josh Hamilton ’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 Josh Hamilton. Josh is a fourth-year biomedical engineering major from Alton, Maine. Josh appreciates how the Honors curriculum provided a welcome […]

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Project Spotlight: A Deep Dive into “Documenting the Pandemic,” Part One

Project Spotlight is a monthly series dedicated to sharing outstanding Honors projects, both in and out of the classroom. This month, we will dive into the Winter 2020 Honors Tutorial HON 340 “Documenting the Pandemic,” taught by Professor Katie Quirk. This interview with Professor Quirk is part one of a two-part series. An interview with Emily […]

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