Honors College

Volunteers help new students move into residence halls

UMaine welcomes its largest incoming class

The University of Maine is welcoming its largest incoming class — 2,300 students — with Maine Hello on Aug. 26, in preparation for the start of classes for the fall semester on Monday. Arriving on campus, members of the Class of 2020 and their families are being greeted by hundreds of UMaine community volunteers who […]

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Jill Pelto

Grad student’s art featured on cover of annual climate report compiled by NOAA

Art created by University of Maine graduate student Jill Pelto is featured on the cover of an international climate report compiled by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Pelto’s environmental artwork appears on the front and back of the State of the Climate in 2015, an international, peer-reviewed publication released each summer as a supplement […]

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National Geographic publishes feature on grad student, artist

University of Maine graduate student Jill Peto was included in the National Geographic series, “20 Under 30: The Next Generation of National Park Leaders.” The feature on Pelto, titled “This artist turns dull data into art — and a call to action,” focuses on her environmental artwork that convey climate change in North Cascades National […]

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LaBouff, grad student write op-ed for BDN

The Bangor Daily News published the opinion piece, “Skowhegan schools keep ‘Indians’ mascot and stand for what they should oppose,” by Andrew Tomer, a graduate student in psychology at the University of Maine, and Jordan LaBouff, an assistant professor of psychology and honors at UMaine.

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Glover writes op-ed on Republican convention for BDN

Robert Glover, an assistant professor of honors and political science at the University of Maine, wrote an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News, titled “The Republican convention’s race problem.” Glover is a member of the Maine chapter of the national Scholars Strategy Network, which brings together scholars across the country to address public challenges […]

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University of Maine announces Spring 2016 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 2,267 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the spring 2016 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 1,721 are from Maine, 483 are from 32 other states and 63 are from 27 countries other than the U.S. Listed below are students who received Dean’s List honors for […]

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Glover, Kiffy publish Op-Ed article in BDN, asylum seekers in Maine

Robert Glover, assistant professor of honors and political science at the University of Maine, and recent UMaine graduate Grace Kiffney, published an Op-Ed article in the Bangor Daily News about asylum seekers’ access to resources and general assistance in Maine. According to the article, this year, the U.S. immigration court backlog hit 474,322 cases. In […]

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Glover featured in WalletHub study on cities that most, least resemble US

Robert Glover, an assistant professor of political science and honors at the University of Maine, was featured in the “Ask the Experts” section of a WalletHub study about 2016’s metro areas that most and least resemble the United States. Glover said recent research suggests that diversity can be important in growing one’s local economy, particularly […]

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Glover guest on ‘The Maine Show’ podcast

Robert Glover, an assistant professor of political science and honors at the University of Maine, was a recent guest on “The Maine Show,” a podcast hosted by Bangor City Councilor Ben Sprague. In the episode, “A Closer Look at Bangor,” Glover and Bangor Daily News journalist Christopher Burns spoke about the city’s future. The discussion […]

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