Honors News

Maine Hello

Welcome Class of 2020! The Maine Hello was a great success this year thanks to a huge team of students, faculty, and friends. First year students were greeted by enthusiastic and helpful volunteers, and their belongings moved up to the room by energetic groups of recruits. We want to extend a special thank you to all […]

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Prospective Student Day

The Honors College was pleased to participate in the prospective student day on Saturday August 20th! The weather was perfect for hundreds of enthusiastic students, and there was a lot of interest for our program. Dean Francois Amar, Honors Associates Noelle Leon-Palmer and Sean Cox, with current student Jaime Roy, spent the day working with […]

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Grace Kiffney and Rob Glover at her thesis advisor Rob Glover at Honors Celebration this past May.

Honors student, professor published in Bangor Daily News

An OpEd on asylum seekers and General Assistance in Maine written by Grace Kiffney ’16 (Political Science/Honors) and Honors-CLAS Preceptor of Political Science Rob Glover was published in The Bangor Daily News. The article “General Assistance is vital, but it’s not the whole story for asylum seekers in Maine” was based off of research Kiffney […]

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Honors Medallion.

Honors Celebration Awards

Honors students, their families and advisors gathered in Wells Conference Center for Honors Celebration. The class of 2016 was the 79th class of Honors Graduates from the University of Maine and the 14th class of graduates from the Honors College. There were 87 students recognized for completing a thesis. Additionally Awards were given to underclass Honors students […]

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Audrey Cross presenting at TedX UMaine.

Honors thesis students featured on Mitchell Center News

Honors thesis student and leader of UMaine Real Food Challenge, Audrey Cross (Ecology & Environmental Science) was featured on the  Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability’s website. As part of the Honor College’s Sustainable Food Systems Research Collaborative, funded by the Mitchell Center, Cross has been able to study student activism at UMaine. Chantal […]

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Professor Mark Brewer presents Miranda Roberts, Allyson Eslin, Jaymi Thiabult, and Madison Waterman with their scholarships.

Three Honors students win new Political Science award

Congratulations to Honors students, Allyson Eslin and Jaymi Thiabult, who were among the five recipients of the Dr. John Mitchell Nickerson ‘59 Memorial Scholarship. This year was the first year that the Political Science Department was able to award the Dr. John Mitchell Nickerson ‘59 Memorial Scholarship to students. These scholarships are made possible by an […]

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Associate Dean Melissa Ladenheim

Honors staff win Awards

Associate Dean Melissa Ladenheim is the recipient of The Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism’s 2016 Dean Lucy Award, which is described below. The Dean Lucy Award was created to recognize a faculty or staff member who has gone out of his/her way in service to the University of Maine community and surrounding area. This recipient […]

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Stevens Hall

Fourteen Honors students recognized at CLAS awards

Fourteen of the 38 students Recognized at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences awards ceremony were Honors students. Congratulations to the following students: Outstanding Graduate in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences — Hilary Warner-Evans (Anthropology)   Senior Recognition Awards: Hilary Warner-Evans (Anthropology) Elizabeth Grant (Chemistry) Alan Bennett (Communication & Journalism) Taylor Cunningham (English) Sophia […]

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