The University of Maine at Fort Kent's seventh annual Scholars' Symposium will take place on Tuesday, April 26 on the UMFK campus. The theme of this year's event is “Coloring Outside the Lines.”
Selected by the University of Maine at Fort Kent's Arts and Sciences English program, writer Sarah Creech is UMFK's sixth Waneta T. Blake Visiting Professor. According to UMFK Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing, Geraldine Cannon Becker, “Sarah was chosen because she is well-known in the creative writing field. I also have a personal connection to her, as she is a former student of mine.”
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Student Activities will host magician Brian Miller, who will captivate his audience by his unique blend of magic, puzzles, and mind games mixed with a healthy dose of humor, on Friday, April 22 in Fox Auditorium at 7 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent and the University of Maine at Machias announce they are piloting a new, online Early College partnership. This pilot brings together two University of Maine System campuses in collaboration to expand the number of course choices for Early College students throughout the state of Maine.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery will feature Invent and Observe, the works of students in Therese L. Provenzano's Art 200: Fundamentals of Art-Drawing class. The exhibition will be on display through Tuesday, April 26.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual “Earth Day - Every Day,” on Friday, April 15 at the Sports Center from 12:30 to 2:10 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Environmental Studies Speaker Series will host a presentation by Emmanuelle Fréchette on Friday, April 15 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon in UMFK's Nadeau Hall conference room.
The presentation is titled “Remote sensing as tool for ecosystem productivity assessment and sustainable forest management.” In this talk, she will present remote sensing applications and recent research developments for ecosystem productivity assessment, as well as sustainable forest management.
The Tournées French Film Festival will begin on Sunday, April 17 and will run through Wednesday, April 27. All films will be shown at the University of Maine Fort Kent's Nadeau Hall conference room.
The festival will feature a series of six different contemporary French language films over a two-week period. The films will be shown in French, with English subtitles. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent's Arts and Science's English Program selected author Sarah Creech as the sixth Waneta T. Blake Visiting Professor.
Sarah Creech will offer a workshop “A Writer's Journey” on Tuesday, April 12. The public writers' workshop will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Nadeau Hall conference room. Pre-registration is not required.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host a panel discussion on traumatic brain injury on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 from 6 to 9 p.m. at UMFK's Fox Auditorium. The presentation is free and the public is encouraged to attend.
The evening event will begin with a presentation by keynote speaker, Dr. Peter Keebler, from Eastern Maine Medical Center.