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Academic Affairs

UMFK's Eighth Annual Scholars' Symposium • April 20, 2017

This Year's Topic: A World in Movement

Poster & Presentation Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Lunch Registration Deadline: Friday, April 6, 2017

A day to celebrate the scholarly achievements of UMFK students

  • Attend lectures, poster presentations, exhibits, and performances by UMFK students

Gain experience for your future

  • Add to your Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Receive Recognition
  • Engage in Scholarly endeavors

UMFK Scholars' Symposium Speaker

photo of comedian Abdi Nor Iftin

Abdi Nor Iftin

Abdi Iftin is a naturally gifted speaker. His stories have been featured on various radio and television stations; most recently on PBS's series "This American Life." Abdi's story was one of 60 Peabody finalists in 2015. He is currently working on his own book project, a book he will be calling "Call me American,” which will be released in 2017. He also has a film representation about his life already in place.

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