Honors News

Feature Friday: Jack Burnell ’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 Jack Burnell. Jack is a third-year biochemistry major with a minor in Spanish from Windham, Maine. Jack appreciates the variation and […]

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Project Spotlight: A Deep Dive into “Documenting the Pandemic,” Part Two

Project Spotlight is a monthly series dedicated to sharing outstanding Honors projects, both in and out of the classroom. This month, we will dive into the Winter 2020 Honors Tutorial HON 340 “Documenting the Pandemic,” taught by Professor Katie Quirk. This interview with HON 340 student Emily Kontio is part two of a two-part series. Click […]

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Feature Friday: Josh Hamilton ’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 Josh Hamilton. Josh is a fourth-year biomedical engineering major from Alton, Maine. Josh appreciates how the Honors curriculum provided a welcome […]

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Project Spotlight: A Deep Dive into “Documenting the Pandemic,” Part One

Project Spotlight is a monthly series dedicated to sharing outstanding Honors projects, both in and out of the classroom. This month, we will dive into the Winter 2020 Honors Tutorial HON 340 “Documenting the Pandemic,” taught by Professor Katie Quirk. This interview with Professor Quirk is part one of a two-part series. An interview with Emily […]

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Feature Friday: Elaine Thomas ’24

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 Elaine Thomas. Elaine is a second-year piano performance and business management double major from Hampden, ME. Elaine appreciates the meaningful connections […]

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Feature Friday: Stephanie Tillotson ’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 Stephanie Tillotson. Stephanie is a second-year Spanish major with a minor in legal studies. She has moved nine times, and therefore […]

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Delaney Burns ’22 Awarded McGillicuddy Humanities Center Fellowship

UMaine Honors student Delaney Burns is among the four recently-appointed Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center undergraduate fellows. Fellows receive $4,000 per semester for two consecutive semesters while they work on their chosen humanities projects and serve as humanities ambassadors to peers, the campus, and beyond. Delaney Burns is a fourth-year student from Gorham, Maine, […]

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Feature Friday: Matthew Adams ’24

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 Matthew Adams. Matthew is a first-year computer engineering major from Irvine, California. Matthew expressed his gratitude for the Honors faculty, stating, […]

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"Honors Student Ambassadors in support of the Black Bear Exchange present IT'S PERSONAL" with graphics of personal care items.

Honors Ambassadors Launch ‘It’s Personal’ Campaign to Benefit Black Bear Exchange

Honors Student Ambassadors Katie Tims and Bailey West are launching the “It’s Personal” personal care item donation campaign to benefit the Black Bear Exchange (BBE). The “It’s Personal” campaign seeks to foster friendly competition between units and organizations campus-wide. The competition will be designed in a bracket system, with campus units competing to collect the […]

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DiSpirito ’22 Chosen as Finalist for Prestigious Truman Scholarship

Congratulations to junior Honors student and political science major Dominique DiSpirito, who was recently chosen as a finalist for the prestigious Truman Scholarship! As one part of her outstanding involvement on campus, Dominique is an active member of the Honors community. She is the president of the Honors College Student Advisory Board, an Honors Ambassador, […]

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