Honors News

Graduating Honors Seniors Receive Departmental and College-Wide Awards

Numerous graduating Honors students have been selected for Class of 2021 departmental awards in recent announcements from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Education and Human Development, the Maine Business School, and the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Cole Butler, Outstanding Graduating […]

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Feature Friday: Gabby Sands ’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 Gabby Sands. Gabby is a fourth-year psychology and business administration double major. She is from Plymouth, Maine. Gabby’s favorite part of […]

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Five Honors Students Among 2021 Outstanding Graduating Students

The Honors College staff wanted to take a moment to recognize the five Honors students among the Outstanding Graduating Students for the Class of 2021! Biochemistry major Bailey West of Stockton Springs, Maine is the Class of 2021 Valedictorian and the Outstanding Graduating Student in both the Honors College and the College of Natural Sciences, […]

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Dominique DiSpirito Named 2021 Truman Scholar

Congratulations to third-year Honors student and political science major Dominique DiSpirito, who was recently named a 2021 Truman Scholar by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation! The award recognizes students for their academic and leadership accomplishments and prospects of becoming leaders in public service. Recipients of the prestigious award receive up to $30,000 for graduate […]

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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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