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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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UMFK Alumni Association honors Craft, Nowakowski, and Villarreal at banquet
September 21, 2015

The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association honored three individuals who have made an impact on the campus and in their community at the annual Alumni and Friends Banquet in Nadeau Hall on September 19.

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UMFK Foundation presents its fall performance by the Wednesday Evening Fiddlers
September 17, 2015

There is something in the heart that yearns to hear the fiddle, and the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation will satisfy that longing at its fall 2015 event when the Wednesday Evening Fiddlers play for the community on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the University's Fox Auditorium.

Fiddle music from many artists and traditions ensure the event will entertain people of all ages and backgrounds.

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UMFK is again among the Top Public College in the North by the U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings
September 10, 2015

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is again among the Top Public College in the North region, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2016 rankings which the publisher released by the publisher on September 9.

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UMFK Honored as a National College of Distinction for a Fifth Consecutive Year
September 1, 2015

The University of Maine at Fort Kent has been selected as a national College of Distinction for the 2015 - 2016 academic year. UMFK is one of a select group of 200 colleges in the country to earn this prestigious designation based on its educational excellence in each of Four Distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant campus community, and successful outcomes.

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