Honors College

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Katelyn Amero: UMaine 2024 Salutatorian

Katelyn Amero of Mapleton, Maine, is the 2024 salutatorian. She is an Honors College student double-majoring in biochemistry and microbiology. A young girl’s curiosity to identify the animals in her backyard bloomed into Amero’s determination to find and analyze new facets of science and biology. She works steadily in the laboratory and showcases genuine interest […]

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Meet the 2024 Outstanding Graduating Students 

Twelve undergraduates have been named 2024 Outstanding Graduating Students at the University of Maine. Read their short biographies:   Tobey Crawford Connor Tobey Crawford Connor of Sullivan, Maine, is the Outstanding Graduating Student in the Division of Lifelong Learning. She is a university studies major in the Maine studies track. Connor completed an internship in […]

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Chappy Hall: Outstanding Graduating Student

Chappy Hall of Brunswick, Maine, is the Outstanding Graduating Student in the Honors College. Hall is a history major who pursued his passion for music by playing the trombone in several campus musical groups. In addition to participating in the University of Maine Jazz Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band, he joined several campus clubs, […]

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Morgan Inman: Outstanding Graduating Student

Morgan Inman of Wales, Maine, is the Outstanding Graduating Student in the College of Education and Human Development. She is an elementary education major with a concentration in mathematics and a minor in business administration. During her time at UMaine, she produced a thesis for the Honors College titled “Sexuality Education In Central Maine High […]

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Zoe Pavlik: Outstanding Graduating Student

Zoe Pavlik of Durham, New Hampshire, is the Outstanding Graduating Student in the College of Earth, Life, and Health Sciences. She is a double major in ecology and environmental science and wildlife ecology and is also a member of the Honors College. During her time at the University of Maine, she completed an honors thesis […]

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Ece Yeldan: Outstanding Graduating International Student

Ece Yeldan of Kadıköy, Istanbul, Turkey is the Outstanding Graduating International Student in the Honors College. She is majoring in wildlife ecology and minoring in renewable energy, economics and policy. Through her studies, Yeldan aimed to broaden her cultural perspective on conservation and exposure to different environments, which was enriched by her study abroad program in […]

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Forty-one faculty members receive tenure and/or promotion

At the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias, 41 faculty members have received tenure and/or promotion this spring. The annual announcement recognizes outstanding achievement in teaching, scholarship and research, and community engagement. Tenure for 19 of the faculty members was approved by the University of Maine System Board of Trustees on April […]

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University of Maine announces fall 2023 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 3,123 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the fall 2023 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 2,073 are from Maine, 1,050 are from 46 other states and 77 are from 33 countries other than the U.S. To be eligible for the full-time Dean’s List, a student […]

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BDN publishes UMaine student’s column on incorporating Wabanaki studies in schools

The Bangor Daily News published a column from Hope Carroll, fourth-year communications undergraduate student in the Honors College at the University of Maine, titled “Wabanaki studies should be taught at all Maine schools.” Carroll submitted the piece at the invitation of the Maine chapter of the Scholars Strategy Network, which brings together scholars across the […]

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Top five UMaine news stories from 2023 

The past year has been a busy one for the University of Maine, and with the non-stop activity came numerous stories of student and faculty success, innovation, research with local and global impacts and exciting new services and facilities. As we look forward to 2024 and another year of accomplishments from and additions to the […]

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