Honors College

Visiting scholar John Burns to deliver lectures, narrate poetry program

University of Maine alumnus and chair of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Religion at Rockford University in Illinois will deliver lectures and host a poetry program at UMaine in September. John Burns, an associate professor of Spanish who teaches Latin American literature, will give the lecture “Behind The Savage Detectives: The Infrarrealist […]

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WABI Reports on UMaine’s Princeton Review College Ranking

WABI (Channel 5) reported Princeton Review named the University of Maine among the 380 best colleges nationwide for 2016 in its annual guide. For the second consecutive year, UMaine is the only public university in Maine to be profiled in the publication. This spring, UMaine also was named one of the Top 50 Green Colleges […]

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Glover named finalist for national early career faculty, engagement award

Robert Glover, a UMaine assistant professor of political science and honors, is one of eight national finalists for the 2015 Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty, presented by the New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE) and the Center for Engaged Democracy (CED) at Merrimack College. The […]

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University of Maine Announces Spring 2015 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 2,163 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the spring 2015 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 1,710 are from Maine, 377 are from 31 other states and 76 are from 22 countries other than the U.S. Listed below are students who received Dean’s List honors for […]

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Recent Graduates Featured in BDN Article on Millennial Farmers

Several recent University of Maine graduates who have turned to farming as a career were mentioned in the Bangor Daily News article, “Forward, not back: The odds are Millennial farmers will fail. Why they pursue the good life anyway.” Margaret McCollough, who graduated in May with a degree in sustainable agriculture, has since returned to […]

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Glover Writes BDN Article on Ways to Keep College Grads in Bangor Area

Rob Glover, an assistant professor of Honors and political science at the University of Maine, wrote an article for the Bangor Daily News titled “5 ways to keep recent college grads in the Bangor area.” The article cited research conducted by Glover’s students Cameron Huston, Sarah Nicols, Spencer Warmuth and Gareth Warr. The students worked […]

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UMaine Humanities Center Awards Summer Research Grants

The University of Maine Humanities Center has awarded summer research grants to two UMaine students. Taylor Cunningham, an English major and Honors student with a minor in folklore studies, was awarded the Sandy and Bobby Ives Research Award. Elisa Sance, a doctoral candidate in history, was awarded the center’s graduate student research award. Each award […]

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Hampden Family Earns Ninth Degree at Commencement, Weekly Reports

The Weekly published a University of Maine news release about a Hampden-based family that at Commencement earned its ninth UMaine degree among six immediate members. On Saturday, Margaret McCollough received a bachelor’s degree in sustainable agriculture. She is the daughter of Catherine Elliott, a sustainable living specialist with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, and […]

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