Honors News

Betelhem Abay

Honors and Biomedical Engineering Student Betelhem Abay featured in UMaine News

UMaine News recently featured Honors student Betelhem Abay in an article where she discusses her important research to combat kidney failure and cancer. She studies biomedical engineering and is currently in the process of finishing up her Honors thesis on a related topic. Among Betelhem’s many accomplishments, this past fall the Honors College awarded her […]

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Honors Preceptor Katie Quirk & Family Initiate Public Art Project

Katie Quirk, one of our Honors Preceptors, recently wrote an article that was published in the Washington Post about an exciting public art project her family started in her Orono neighborhood. Back in March, Katie and her family built a wooden sculpture to display and bring some joy to a bluff near their home. Within […]

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Honors Alumni Marshall ’17H Published in The Condor

A paper that resulted from the Honors thesis research of alumni Hallie Marshall ’17H has recently been published in The Condor. Hallie’s Honors thesis was advised by Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology Erik Blomberg and Associate Professor of Ornithology Brian Olson, both of whom are listed as authors on this recent publication. Another Honors alum, […]

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The Honors College Announces Spring 2020 Scholarship Recipients

The Honors College is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s spring scholarships! Normally we would recognize these winners at the annual Honors Celebration, but this year’s event was unfortunately cancelled due to the global pandemic, so we hope to recognize them here. Thank you to the generous donors who make these scholarship opportunities […]

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2 Honors Students Among Fall 2020 McGillicuddy Fellows

UMaine Honors students Hailey Cedor and Katherine Reardon are two of the Fall 2020-Spring 2021 Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center undergraduate fellows. UMaine students Nolan Altvater and Nola Prevost were also awarded fellowships. Fellows receive $4,000 a semester for two consecutive semesters while they work on their chosen humanities projects and serve as humanities […]

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Stephanie Welcomer

Dr. Stephanie Welcomer Named Interim Dean of the Honors College

We are pleased to share news of the recent appointment of Dr. Stephanie Welcomer as the new Interim Dean of the Honors College. Congratulations Dr. Welcomer, we look forward to working with you! Dr. Stephanie Welcomer earned her Ph.D. at the Pennsylvania State University and is a Professor of Management at the University of Maine. […]

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Honors Student Tims ’21 Helps Combat Food Waste

UMaine News has recently published an article on Maine Food Production Leadership Council and their efforts to find solutions for food waste at Maine businesses. Rising senior Honors student Katie Tims ’21, a biology major, is part of this project and her efforts are mentioned in the article. Katie plans to begin her Honors thesis […]

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Rising Honors Senior Spicer named MBS Outstanding Student Athlete 2019-2020

Cameron Spicer, a rising senior in the Honors College, was recently named as the Outstanding Student Athlete in the Maine Business School for the 2019-2020 academic year. Spicer plays Defense on the Men’s Hockey team. He studies both finance and financial economics, and plans to begin work on his Honors thesis this coming fall. Congratulations […]

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Varga ’20H Featured in UMaine News

Recent Honors grad Sámuel Varga ’20H has been featured in an article in UMaine News, discussing his path to UMaine and aspirations in the field of Finance. Click here to read the full article on UMaine News. Sámuel recently completed his Honors thesis on Predictors of IPO Underpricing and was recognized for Academic Achievement in Finance […]

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Congratulations, 2020 Outstanding Seniors!

Honors Students Recognized as Outstanding Seniors in CLAS, MBS

Numerous graduating Honors students have been selected for Class of 2020 departmental awards in recent announcements from both the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Maine Business School. Congratulations to these Honors students, as well as all of the students selected, for this exciting recognition! College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Lilja Bernheim, […]

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