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Latest News from the University of Maine at Fort Kent

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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