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UMFK Foundation spring event raised more than $16,000

By UMFK News on April 18, 2014, at 1:45 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation recently held its ninth annual dinner/performance spring fundraiser event, which raised more than $16,000. Most importantly, the funds raised from the event will help support endowed scholarships, student and faculty research, cultural events, and campus projects not budgeted for in the University’s …
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“Black Bear Management” topic of discussion at UMFK

By UMFK News on April 14, 2014, at 11:03 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Environmental Studies Speaker Series will host a presentation by Amanda DeMusz on Friday, April 18 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon in the Nadeau Hall teleconference room. DeMusz will speak on the topic of black bear management in Maine. The presentation is free …
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(l to r) Alex Caballero (Orono, ME); Taylor Pelletier (Fort Kent, ME);  Heidi Feichter (Barrie, Ontario, Canada); Chandra Von Merta (Limestone, ME); Devon Cote (Connor Township, ME); Melissa Brauning (Berwick, ME); Ray Lewis (Wilton, ME); Liz Gilman (Danforth, ME); Kyle Blake (Searsport, ME); and Cole Porter (Sherman, ME)

UMFK Environmental Studies and Biology Students travel to North Carolina

By UMFK News on April 14, 2014, at 11:01 a.m.
Ten students from Env 400 and Bio 339 Senior Projects, and Bio 202 Botany courses spent eleven days on the road traveling to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The Outer Banks are famous for Oceanside Mansions, Kitty Hawk, and the Wright Brother’s first flight, as well as, Cape Hatteras …
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UMFK Showcases Students’ Achievements at Scholars’ Symposium

By UMFK News on April 11, 2014, at 2:10 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s fifth annual Scholars’ Symposium will take place on Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25 on the UMFK campus. The theme of this year’s event is “The Language of Learning.” The two-day showcase of students academic achievements begin Thursday, April 24 from 6:55 …
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Author Den Latham to present on the UMFK campus

By UMFK News on April 07, 2014, at 9:35 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Waneta T. Blake Visiting Professor, in conjunction with, the Environmental Studies Speaker Series will welcome Author Den Latham to present on campus, Tuesday, April 22 and Wednesday, April 23. On April 22, Latham will do a reading and presentation on his book, “Painting …
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UMFK to host “Earth Day – Every Day”

By UMFK News on April 07, 2014, at 9:32 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual “Earth Day – Every Day,” as a kick-off of Earth Day, to be held on Friday, April 11 at the Sports Center from 12:45 to 2:10 pm. Approximately 43 first-graders, from the Fort Kent Elementary School, will attend sessions …
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Student Nurses Organization to host community health and wellness fair April 18

By UMFK News on April 01, 2014, at 10:33 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Student Nurses Organization (SNO) will host a community health and wellness fair on Friday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the UMFK Sports Center. The event has been planned with a holistic health focus. The mind, body, and spirit will …
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Singer of Enigmatic North will perform at UMFK coffee house

By UMFK News on March 31, 2014, at 3:12 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Student Activities will host a coffee house featuring singer/songwriter Daniel Morin, of Enigmatic North, on Wednesday, April 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Bengal’s Lair. UMFK students and employees may attend free. Admission for community members is priced at $5. Dan …
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UMFK’S HOBBINS SELECTED TO PARTAKE IN TWO-YEAR GEOSPATIAL EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY GRANT PROGRAM

By UMFK News on March 31, 2014, at 11:55 a.m.
University of Maine at Fort Kent Professor of Forestry and Environmental Studies Dave Hobbins has been selected as one of only 18 faculty, nationwide, to participate in an Integrated Geospatial Education and Technology Training (iGETT) grant. The grant is awarded by the National Council for Geographic Education with funding from …
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Drawing done by Krystal Paradis, a University of Maine at Fort Kent art student.

“Drawing is a Language” exhibit by UMFK art students

By UMFK News on March 19, 2014, at 4:29 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery will feature, “Drawing is a Language,” the work of students in Therese Provenzano’s Art 351 Drawing class. The exhibition will be on display through Thursday, April 10. Drawing is a Language represents student artwork executed in various dry media within …

Dr. Mark Richard to present at the UMFK Presidential

By UMFK News on March 07, 2014, at 3:05 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: UMFK Fox Auditorium, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: Lise Pelletier; 207-834-7536; umfk.edu Noted scholar Dr. Mark Richard will appear at the University of Maine at Fort Kent annual Presidential Lecture Series on Thursday, March 20 at …
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Dr. Mark Richard to present at the UMFK Presidential Lecture Series

By UMFK News on March 07, 2014, at 2:59 p.m.
Noted scholar Dr. Mark Richard will appear at the University of Maine at the Fort Kent annual Presidential Lecture Series on Thursday, June 5 at 7 p.m. in Fox Auditorium to discuss his book Loyal but French: The Negotiation of Identity by French-Canadian Descendants in the United States. The presentation …

UMFK to host its annual “Sucrerie” on March 20

By UMFK News on March 05, 2014, at 2:26 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: UMFK Nowland Hall , 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: Susan Tardie; 207-834-7557; umfk.edu The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual “Sucrerie” on Thursday, March 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at …
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UMFK to host its annual “Sucrerie” on March 20

By UMFK News on March 05, 2014, at 2:22 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual “Sucrerie” on Thursday, March 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Nowland Hall. The “maple sugar recreation” has drawn more than 300 community members to campus in years past. The event features a traditional maple taffy pull on …
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UMFK’S FORBES EARNS SPOT ON BOSTON BREAKERS’ WOMEN’S SOCCER RESERVE TEAM

By UMFK News on March 05, 2014, at 9:41 a.m.
University of Maine at Fort Kent senior, Kimika Forbes, goalkeeper on the USCAA National Champion Lady Bengals soccer team, has earned a spot on the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) Boston Breakers reserve team. Forbes, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, attended the team’s tryouts at this past weekend in …
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UMFK FOUNDATION’S ANNUAL DINNER/PERFORMANCE FEATURING DAVID MAXWELL IS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 12

By UMFK News on March 05, 2014, at 9:36 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation will present its annual dinner/performance fundraising event on Saturday, April 12, 2014 beginning at 5 p.m. This year’s musical entertainment will be provided by jazz, blues, and improvisational pianist, David Maxwell, of Boston. The annual dinner/performance is the Foundation’s primary fundraising event …

Eight Strings and a Whistle to perform on March 16 at UMFK

By UMFK News on Feb. 26, 2014, at 2:41 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: UMFK Fox Auditorium, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: Theresa Biggs; 207-834-7850; umfk.edu/valleyvision/release/default.cfm?release=14018 The University of Maine at Fort Student Activities is pleased to announce a performance by Eight Strings and a Whistle on Sunday afternoon, March …

UMFK to host Fiddlers’ Jamboree on Sunday, March 2

By UMFK News on Feb. 20, 2014, at 11:14 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: UMFK Fox Auditorium, 25 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: Susan Tardie; 207-834-7557; umfk.edu The University of Maine at Fort Kent is preparing for the area’s largest jam session and house party for music lovers at its annual …
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UMFK to host Fiddlers’ Jamboree on Sunday, March 2

By UMFK News on Feb. 20, 2014, at 11:12 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent is preparing for the area’s largest jam session and house party for music lovers at its annual Fiddlers’ Jamboree, which will be held on Sunday, March 2 from 1 to 4 p.m. in UMFK’s Fox Auditorium. The doors will open to the public …
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UMFK writing contest…looking for submissions

By UMFK News on Feb. 12, 2014, at 4:30 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Presidential Lecture Series committee will host a writing contest entitled, Where I’m From. The committee will accept submissions from UMFK students, staff, faculty, and alumni, or community members. Poets and songwriters and memoirists have waxed endlessly on this theme. Now it is your …
 
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