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UMFK exhibit "Observation and Imagination" through January
December 17, 2015

The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery is featuring Observation and Imagination, the work of students in Therese Provenzano's Art 200: Fundamentals of Art-Drawing class. The exhibition will be on display through January 8, 2016.

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Aroostook Business Initiative
December 11, 2015

In 2014 representatives from the University of Maine at Fort Kent, the University of Maine at Presque Isle, Northern Maine Community College, Husson University, the Aroostook Partnership for Progress, and the Northern Maine Development Commission partnered to establish the Aroostook Business Initiative (ABI), a project with the goal of increasing the number of individuals earning and completing business-related credentials and degrees in Aroostook County.

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Forestry business expert at UMFK
December 7, 2015

Dr. Steve Bick began a one-week series of workshops at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on December 7 as part of a Libra Professorship focused on the business aspects of the forestry industry.

According to Applied Forest Management Program Coordinator Jeff Dubis, “This workshop will give them a better understanding of the financial aspects of running a logging business and how the decisions they make as foresters can impact the bottom line of their logging contractors. They will be better able to work with contractors to increase their operational efficiency which, in the end, would benefit all aspects of the industry.”

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University of Maine at Fort Kent Presidential Search Committee Selects Four Finalists for Campus Visits in December
November 24, 2015

Finalists chosen from talented pool of 46 candidates who responded to National Search

The University of Maine at Fort Kent Presidential Search Committee has selected four finalists and announced the candidates will be visiting the campus in December to meet with students, staff, faculty and community members. The four finalists were chosen among 46 candidates who responded to a search process that included a national solicitation of candidates, an initial screening, background check and offsite interviews of several candidates with the search committee.

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UMFK Bengals Bring Men's and Women's National Soccer Titles Back to Maine
November 19, 2015

It was a season of symmetry at the University of Maine at Fort Kent with both the men's and women's Bengal soccer teams winning more than 20 games each against just two losses on their paths to winning USCAA National Soccer Championships in dominate fashion. Click here [link no longer active] for a photo of both the men's and women's teams celebrating.

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Knowing Einstein
November 18, 2015

What was Albert Einstein like as a friend, a colleague, and a boss? With one of the greatest minds of the modern era having died sixty years ago, along with almost all of the people who knew him with any intimacy, Cheryl Carlesimo attempted to bridge the gap of time and space at a presentation that took place the University of Maine at Fort Kent on Monday, November 10.

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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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