Honors News

Cam Spicer plays ice hockey against Alaska Anchorage in an October 2019 game.

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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2020 Rezendes Ethics Essay Recognition - Friday, May 8, 2020 at 4:30pm EST on Zoom

Rezendes Ethics Essay Recognition Online Event to be held May 8

The Honors College at the University of Maine will host an online recognition event at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 8 for the 2020 John M. Rezendes Annual Ethics Essay Competition. The competition invites undergraduate students to submit an 8- to 10-page essay that focuses on ethics, broadly construed. This year’s theme was “ethics and food […]

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Honors chair in the thesis reading room, with bookshelves of theses shown behind it.

Seven Honors Students Recieve UMaine Student Life Leadership Awards

Congratulations to all of the students and staff who were recipients of the 2020 UMaine Student Life Leadership Awards. We would like to highlight some of our fantastic Honors students amongst the award recipients! Outstanding Student Leader Lauren Ryan ’20 Emerging Leaders Program members Gabby Peluso ’23 and Mikayla Reynolds ’23 Dirigo Leadership Society members Betelhem Abay […]

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Two Honors Students Among 2020 Outstanding Graduating Students

Congratulations to all of the 2020 Outstanding Graduating Students! We wanted to take a moment to recognize the two Honors graduates among the group: Grace Smith, the 2020 class salutatorian and Outstanding Graduating Student in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, and Cormac Coyle, Outstanding Graduating Student in the College of Liberal Arts […]

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Remembering the first Earth Day with Honors Dean François Amar

Honors Dean François Amar recently shared his experience at the first Earth Day in 1970 with the Office of Sustainability for their Spring newsletter. While demonstrations took place all over the country on that day, Dr. Amar was present in Philadelphia where the celebrations expanded into a full Earth Week, with speakers ranging from politicians […]

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Eight Honors Students Receive Summer 2020 CUGR Fellowships

Eight Honors Students Among Awardees of CUGR Summer 2020 Fellowships

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced the 2020 CUGR summer fellowship winners, and Honors students make up eight of the sixteen awardees. Undergraduate proposals will be awarded up to a maximum of $3,300 each. Funding is provided by the UMaine Office of the Vice President for Research and Maine Space […]

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