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UMFK Professor's Music Premieres Live in the U.S.
November 29, 2021

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce that Dr. Scott Brickman’s composition recently received its first live performance in the U.S. since COVID began. On November 9, 2021, the Western Colorado University Percussion Ensemble premiered Brickman’s Saule (2020) as part of their “Rain or Shine” concert on the campus of Western Colorado University in Gunnison, Colorado. Additionally, the first movement of his Symphony #5 released on the Navona label (NV 6369) of Parma recordings, based in New Hampshire, on October 22.

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UMFK Acadian Archives Director Publishes Second Book
November 23, 2021

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce that Dr. Patrick Lacroix recently had his book, “Tout Nous Serait Possible,” published by the University of Laval Press.

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UMFK Professor Addresses Global Climate Change Threats in New Publication
November 17, 2021

Dr. Kennedy Rubert-Nason, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, in collaboration with an international team of scholars, recently published a perspective paper in the peer-reviewed journal Rethinking Ecology that brings attention to the importance of translational science--a discipline focused on putting the results of scientific discovery to use.

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UMFK Professor Publishes Research on Inclusive Pedagogy
November 15, 2021

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce that Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science, Lisa Lavoie, MAIS, LCPC-C, CADC, CRC, was recently published in the fall 2021 edition of the North Atlantic Region Association of Counseling Education and Supervision (NARACES) publication.

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UMFK Blake Library Gallery to feature artwork by well-known artist Gert Thibodeau
October 29, 2021

The University of Maine at Fort Kent's Blake Gallery is featuring "La Palette de Coul׳Art," a collection of artwork by local artist Gert Thibodeau through November 24th.

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UMFK to Host Open House
October 21, 2021

The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual Fall Open House for prospective college-bound students on Friday, November 5, 2021 to give everyone a chance to experience campus life.

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UMFK named "Best in the Northeast" by the nationally-recognized The Princeton Review for the Seventeenth Consecutive Year
October 13, 2021

The University of Maine at Fort Kent has once again been named one of the “Best Northeastern” colleges by the prestigious publication, The Princeton Review.

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UMFK Welcomes New Acadian Archives Director
October 13, 2021

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Patrick Lacroix as the Director of the Acadian Archives acadiennes. Dr. Lacroix began his new role on October 4, 2021.

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UMFK Signs New Articulation Agreement with Hancock County Technical Center
September 28, 2021

The University of Maine at Fort Kent High school students who successfully complete the Law Enforcement program at Hancock County Technical Center (HCTC) in Ellsworth, Maine and who enroll at UMFK will now be starting their pursuit of a college degree with nine college credits already earned. This is possible due to a new articulation agreement between UMFK and HCTC.

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UMFK Professor's Works Included in International Festival
September 28, 2021

University of Maine at Fort Kent Professor of Music and Education, Dr. Scott Brickman music was performed at an international music festival. On June 29, Trio Spillaert (piano, violin, ‘cello) premiered Brickman’s Dievs (2020) as part of the Osmose Festival in Brussels Belgium. Additionally, his Lament for solo alto flute was recorded by flautist Iwona Glinka and released on the Phasma label (Phasma music 031) on July 23, 2021.

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