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UMFK students named to the fall 2015 Dean's List
March 10, 2016

Dr. Tanya Sleeper, interim vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, has announced that 270 full-time and 188 part-time students were named to the Dean's List for the fall 2015 semester.

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UMFK Alumni Association plans talent show, fundraiser
March 9, 2016

The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association is looking for performers for its fifth annual Talent Show fundraiser scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 9, 2016 on the University's campus.

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Got maple? UMFK hosts "Sucrerie" on March 17
March 3, 2016

When an event celebrates the first signs of spring with Acadian music, traditional local foods, live entertainment and the unique experience of eating maple taffy that has hardened on the snow, it must be the Sucrerie. As the sap begins to run in the maple trees, the University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual celebration of the start of the maple season on Thursday, March 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Nowland Hall.

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Ukraine orchestra features local composer's music
March 3, 2016

Six months before the event, Brickman had sent his music to the KLK NewMusic for String Orchestra. KLK NewMusic is a group of musicians, composers and musicologists who organize events, master classes, composition projects, and recording sessions in a continuous exchange of collaboration between all participants, according to their website. The University of Maine at Fort Kent music professor was on sabbatical for the spring semester and preparing for a conference in Lithuania focusing on music technology when he received notice that the KLK NewMusic organizers had chosen one of his compositions for Ukrainian event. “I happened to be going to that area of the world for a conference,” said Brickman. Because the two locations are so close, he decided to attend the conference and the concert.

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Speaker at UMFK to discuss stem cell research
March 1, 2016

Dustin UpdikeA scientist from a Maine lab will provide information on exciting research in the field of stem cells at the next presentation for the University of Maine at Fort Kent Environmental Studies Speaker Series on Friday, March 11.

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LEGO Education donates educational LEGO block sets to local initiative
February 24, 2016

4th grade students with Dean Scott VoisineSometimes, a simple e-mail can turn into an exciting occurrence. In January, Kelley Marquis, a 4th grade teacher at Fort Kent Elementary School reached out to the University of Maine at Fort Kent's Dean of Community Education, Scott Voisine, to start planning the second Jr. LEGO League Learning Expo for students aged 6-10 which will be held in May.

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