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UMFK blazes a trail for public 3D printing
November 17, 2015

In a small corner of a publicly accessible computer lab in the University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library is a gray cube that has students talking all across the campus.

Students, staff, and faculty were taking trips to that special corner to watch a 3D printer, which is about the size of a dorm refrigerator, as it slowly created a detailed replica of a human hand.

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Maine Higher Education Foundation Scholarship Awarded to Michelle Kelly
November 9, 2015

The trustees of the Maine Higher Education Assistance Foundation (MeHEAF) are pleased to announce the awarding of a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to Michelle Kelly of St. John Plantation. Kelly is a senior business management major at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, where she maintains a high grade-point average.

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UMFK physicist tells stories of Einstein
November 9, 2015

In the first of a series of lectures on Albert Einstein, a theoretical nuclear physicist introduced an audience to the life, times and ideas of one of the most influential thinkers of the modern era at the Fox Auditorium of the University of Maine at Fort Kent on November 5.

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UMFK named to the 2016 list of Military Friendly® Schools
November 5, 2015

A group that advocates for the education of military veterans has awarded the University of Maine at Fort Kent the designation of a 2016 Military Friendly® School. The Military Friendly® Schools list identifies top colleges, universities, community colleges, and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace military students, and which dedicate resources to ensure this success both in the classroom and after graduation.

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Paintings by Lorraine Levesque on display at UMFK Blake Library Gallery through November
November 3, 2015

The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery will feature paintings by local artist Lorraine (Morin) Levesque through the month of November.

Levesque created the larger works on display over the years, including some from a private collection. The smaller paintings are her recent creations. Art aficionados will see that some of the work includes a plaster that makes the artwork appear raised, such as the painting of pink spring flowers in a blue vase.

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Volleyball 'family' brings west coast play to UMFK
October 26, 2015

The 11 ladies comprising the University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK) Bengals Volleyball team have brought a whole new level of play to the program, and are responsible for achieving a UMFK record of winning 42-10 for matches in the past two years, according to UMFK volleyball coach Tom Bird.

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UMFK participates in cybersecurity simulation
October 26, 2015

How can the people in an organization learn how to respond to a cyber attack without fending off an actual attack? It's a puzzle that University of Maine at Fort Kent Professor of Computer Science Dr. Raymond Albert and about 45 other people are solving with the help of a secure simulation environment they are testing this fall.

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Get into the spirit to "Haunt the Library" on October 30
October 21, 2015

The word of the day on Friday, October 30, is “Spooky” as the Student Association for Greater English Studies (SAGES) club members, in honor of the Halloween season, host a haunting at the University of Maine at Fort Blake Library from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Organizers for the event encourage everyone to come dressed as a favorite character and read a spooky work. Anyone may also just come to listen to the tales and be part of the festivities.

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UMFK Environmental Studies Speaker Series featuring presentation by Dr. Peter Nelson
October 19, 2015

His research takes Dr. Peter R. Nelson from the Canadian barren lands east of Alaska to the volcanoes of South America as he enjoys the adventures as a premier expert in a special class of symbiotic organisms known as lichens. The University of Maine at Fort Kent Environmental Studies Speaker Series will host a presentation by Dr. Peter R. Nelson, UMFK assistant professor of biological science and environmental studies, on Friday, October 23 at 11 a.m. in Nadeau Hall conference room.

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UMFK open house scheduled for October 26
September 25, 2015

Whether they come from just down the road, from southern Maine, or across the country, the University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual Fall Open House for prospective college-bound students on Monday, October 26 to give everyone a chance to experience life on what The Princeton Review and the U.S. News World Report call one of the best colleges in the nation.

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