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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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Dr. Rachel Albert completes the Society of Colleges and University Planning Institute
February 24, 2016

Dr. Rachel AlbertThe University of Maine at Fort Kent announced today that Dr. Rachel E. Albert has completed training in an important strategic planning process through the Society of Colleges and University Planning (SCUP) Institute.

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UMFK provides "everything you need" for online students in growing job sector
February 16, 2016

Nurse holding a tablet computerWith an innovative program to reach students anywhere in the world for the lowest cost, the University of Maine at Fort Kent is preparing students with coursework and internships for the fastest growing sector of the healthcare industry.

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UMFK students join UMPI for real-world lab experiences
February 5, 2016

Zachery Beal, UMFK senior biology student, looking and transferring C. elegans worms from one plate to another.A pair of University of Maine at Fort Kent students joined their peers from the University of Maine at Presque Isle in January to work with professional researchers at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratories in Bar Harbor, Maine.

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