Honors College

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UMaine ranked among top institutions nationally in 2024 college guides

The University of Maine has once again been ranked among the best higher education institutions nationwide in multiple annual college guides. In the U.S. News and World Report 2024 Best Colleges, UMaine was featured in a list of top National Universities — those producing groundbreaking research and offering a full range of undergraduate, master’s and […]

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Klose delivering book talk on latest work Oct. 24

Robert Klose, professor in the University of Maine Honors College, will deliver a book talk and sign copies of his latest work, “Trigger Warning,” from 1-2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at the University Bookstore.  The event, co-sponsored by the University Bookstore and Honors College, is free and open to the public. 

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Media feature symposium hosted by Aquaculture Research Institute, Educate Maine

Spectrum News, WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) featured the first Annual Student Symposium for the Advancement of the Blue Economy, hosted by the University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute in partnership with Educate Maine. It was so interesting,” said UMaine Ph.D. student Tess Hureau during the symposium. “I learned about what it takes to run a […]

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UMaine featured in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2024

The Fiske Guide To Colleges 2024 named the University of Maine one of the “best and most interesting” four-year higher education institutions in America. The publication, authored by former New York Times education editor Edward Fiske and updated annually for 40 years, spotlights more than 300 of its top schools in the U.S., Canada, Great […]

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University of Maine announces spring 2023 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 3,016 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the spring 2023 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 2,002 are from Maine, 932 are from 44 other states and 82 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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UMaine 2023 commencement ceremonies are May 5–6

The University of Maine’s 2023 commencement ceremonies for graduate and undergraduate students will be May 5–6 at Harold Alfond Sports Arena. The Graduate School Commencement begins at 4 p.m. May 5, featuring an address by Suzanne Ortega, president of the Council of Graduate Schools. An estimated 424 graduate students are expected to be on hand […]

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UMaine names 2023 Presidential Award recipients

The 2023 Presidential Awards recognize outstanding teaching in molecular and biomedical sciences, pioneering research in wireless sensor technology, public engagement and research focused on K–12 rural education, and innovation that has advanced Maine’s potato breeding program. Sally Molloy, associate professor of genomics, received the Presidential Outstanding Teaching Award; Ali Abedi, professor of electrical and computer […]

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UMaine names 2023 valedictorian, two salutatorians

Mechanical engineering major Lara Chern of Bow, New Hampshire is the 2023 University of Maine valedictorian. UMaine’s two 2023 salutatorians are Mikayla Reynolds of Winslow, Maine, a double major in business management and marketing, and biomedical engineering major Zoe Vittum of Brewer, Maine. The three will graduate May 6 at UMaine’s 221st commencement ceremonies.  “We […]

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Lara Chern: UMaine 2023 Valedictorian

Mechanical engineering major Lara Chern of Bow, New Hampshire is the 2023 University of Maine valedictorian. Chern is an Honors College student with minors in engineering leadership and management, and mathematics. She graduated from high school two years ahead of her class and enrolled at UMaine when she was 16. As a UMaine junior, she […]

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Jones profiled in media for homelessness research

The Bangor Daily News and News Center Maine shared a profile of Brenna Jones, junior and Honors College student at the University of Maine, who is researching trends and proposing solutions that could help reduce homelessness in Bangor and beyond after experiencing homelessness growing up. “There are more financial and emotional resources and community in […]

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