The federal government has recognized the University of Maine System (UMS) as one of the nation's premier academic leaders in the area of cybersecurity education.
University of Maine at Fort Kent's newest expert on lichens, Professor Peter Nelson, is part of a team that in April will study the strange organisms in a rare oasis location in the middle of a dry Chilean desert.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association, in conjunction with the Fort Kent Senior Center Club will host its fourth Acadian Kitchen Party to be held on Friday, October 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fort Kent Senior Center, located at 20 Pine Street.
In early September, the University of Maine at Fort Kent and the University of Southern Maine learned they had won a $340,461 grant to open up a virtual lab that campuses across the state will use to simulate attacks by hackers and test defense strategies to thwart those attacks.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Board of Visitors' Business Breakfast Series will present an informational session by John Rebar, executive director of Cooperative Extension, on a bond issue to build a new lab. This is Question 2 on the November 4, 2014 referendum ballot.