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Attachment Theory Workshop in Sierra Leone

For the past couple of months, attachment theory workshops have been conducted in Bo, Sierra Leone. The purpose of these workshops was to improve the relationship between guardian and child through more positive ways of interacting with each other. Module 1 of this workshop was completed in October and had 65 participants who all expressed […]

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Prof. Mark Brewer is UMaine’s Expert on Political Parties and Elections

Prof. Mark Brewer‘s political science expertise receives particular attention from the general public during election seasons, but his research on political behavior takes place year-round. And regardless of one’s position on current American politics, political behavior is a lively topic that receives a lot of attention these days. Brewer, the September recipient of the Alumni Association’s […]

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New Honors Preceptors

The Honors College is very excited to announce the hiring of four new preceptors: Saul Allen, Carol Blasi, Kristen Davis, and Hao Hong! These four new preceptors will all be teaching our Honors 111 students this Fall 2018 semester. All four preceptors are bringing their experience and disciplinary expertise into the Honors College and will […]

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New Tutorial Opportunities

This upcoming semester, students will have the chance to take three new tutorial classes! They will be taught by Anu Dudley, Jennie Woodard, and Hugh Curran. History of the Goddess (Hon 337) Anu Dudley This is an advanced undergraduate course in social and cultural history. There is a large body of mythological, archeological, and historical […]

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Honors Goes to D.C.

Through the generosity of a long-time donor, The Honors College was fortunate to revive a traditional spring pilgrimage to Washington D.C., bringing 29 students to explore the city. The group, representing first-years through graduating seniors and a diverse background of majors, had the opportunity to see the National Monuments, museums, memorials, and additionally met with […]

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Honors Graduate Celebration

The annual celebration of Honors students and faculty was held on May 12th in the Wells Conference Center, and showcased students of interdisciplinary majors completing their Honors requirements. The Honors Thesis, a final requirement to graduate with Honors, is the culmination of HON 498 and HON 499 thesis courses, and a partnership with faculty members. […]

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Three Preceptors Promoted

When you see CLAS-Honors preceptors Robert Glover, Sarah Harlan-Haughey, and Jordan Labouff, congratulate them on their recent awards of tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor! The three preceptors hold joint appointments between Honors and departments in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences–Political Science, English, and Psychology, respectively. Tenure is the academy’s […]

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