Honors News

Honors Student Muscat ’22 Named NOAA Scholar

Congratulation to rising third-year Honors student Abigail Muscat for being named a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholar! All Hollings Scholars are awarded a two-year academic scholarship, complete a 10-week paid summer internship opportunity, and receive funding to participate in two national science conferences. Click here to read the recent […]

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Maine Talent Showcase Finalists Announced!

2 Honors Students Among Maine Talent Showcase Finalists

Two Honors students have been named as finalists in the Maine Talent Showcase, an online talent show hosted by the Collins Center for the Arts (CCA)! The CCA received more than 100 entries for this competition. Now, the showcase has narrowed to ten finalists and the public will be able to vote for the winners! […]

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Congratulations to our AY 2019-2020 Honors Graduates!

As the Spring 2020 semester has finally come to a close, we are pleased to announce our group of Academic Year 2019-2020 Honors graduates! Normally we would’ve had the opportunity to celebrate each of these graduates at the annual Honors Celebration event but, unfortunately, this year’s global pandemic prevented that event from happening as planned. […]

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Honors Associate Dean Ladenheim Co-Authors New Sweet Spot Article

Associate Dean of Honors Melissa Ladenheim was recently listed as a co-author on a new article published in The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension. The other co-authors of the article are Sara Velardi, Jessica Leahy, Kourtney Collum, and Julia McGuire. Velardi, Leahy, and McGuire are all members of the UMaine faculty, with McGuire also […]

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2020 Honors College Service Award - Lauren Ryan

Lauren Ryan ’20H Receives 2020 Honors College Service Award

The Honors College staff is proud to announce Lauren Ryan ’20H as the recipient of the 2020 Honors College Service Award. The award recognizes a graduating senior in the Honors College for their outstanding commitment and contributions to the University of Maine Honors community. During her time at the University of Maine, Lauren studied biomedical […]

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Alumni Profile: McGrath ’19H Published in International Journal of Oncology

The Honors staff recently caught up with Nicole McGrath, ’19H, who was a biology major at UMaine and is currently a fellow for the National Cancer Institute (NCI). She is the first author on the article “Targeting cancer stem cells in cholangiocarcinoma (Review),” recently published in the International Journal of Oncology. Can you describe your […]

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Peace Scholarship Announcement - Tom Adams

Tom Adams, Rising Honors Senior, receives George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship

Congratulations to rising senior Honors and secondary education major, Tom Adams, for receiving the 2020-2021 George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship! The scholarship brings one Maine college student abroad each year to study at the beautiful University College Cork in Cork City, Ireland. While abroad, Tom plans to “pursue his passion for music and soak up […]

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Honors Preceptor Bob Klose Co-Authors BogWalk Book

Honor Preceptor Bob Klose was one of a group of UMaine faculty and community members who have produced a new book all about the Orono Bog Boardwalk. The book is titled The Bog Walker’s Companion: A Guide to the Orono Bog Boardwalk. It contains a collection of 22 essays about the boardwalk, and Bob is […]

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