This site uses javascript to implement some of its functionality. Please enable javascript in your web browser to ensure full functionality is available.
skip to content

Academic Affairs

Cyr Hall • University of Maine at Fort Kent • 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME 04743

Scholars' Symposium Schedule of Events

Note: Event times and locations are subject to change, please check this site for the latest information closer to the event.

Tuesday, April 26

Time Event Location
6 p.m. Archives Acadienne Lecture
Dr. Patrick Lacroix
Director, Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes
Bengal's Lair

Wednesday, April 27

Time Event Location
8:30 a.m. Welcome
Dr. Hedeen
President, University of Maine at Fort Kent
Fox Auditorium
8:40 a.m. Keynote and Discussion
Troy Jackson
President, Maine State Senate
UMFK Alumni

Moderated by Dr. Leo Trudel

Fox Auditorium
9:10 a.m. Undergraduate Awards
Dr. Hedeen
President, University of Maine at Fort Kent
Fox Auditorium
9:30 a.m. Lightning Talks by UMFK Faculty
5 minute topics by UMFK faculty, speakers TBA

Moderated by Dr. Michael Curran

Fox Auditorium
10:30 a.m. Break  
10:45 a.m. Panel - Maine and the Arctic: Perspectives on the Connections and Solutions
  • Dr. Paul Mayewski
  • Dr. Pips Veazey

Moderated by Dr. Kaisa Holloway Cripps

Fox Auditorium
11:45 a.m. Break and move to lunch  
Noon to 1:15 p.m. Lunch
(Registration Required)
Nowland Hall
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. An Afternoon of Poster Sessions, Presentations, Papers, and Demonstrations - Activities TBA
  • Forestry demonstration
  • Greenhouse demonstration
UMFK Campus
Athletic Center
Fox Auditorium
Other locations
3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wrap Up and Awards Fox Auditorium
All Afternoon Campus Tours  

Please contact Symposium Chairs, Dr. Kaisa Holloway Cripps, Dr. Leo Trudel or Dr. Michael Curran for more information.