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Aroostook County Hosts Empty Bowls

| December 9, 2013

Making bowls for a greater good. That’s what Hyrum Benson, the Assistant Professor of Art at UMPI and his Ceramics Two class are doing to help fight hunger here in Aroostook County. Benson said he always wanted to be a part of this effort, and he is thankful for all the support. “I’m really happy […]

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UMPI Professor receives award that the University has never seen before

| November 7, 2013

The first ever Donald and Linda G. Zillman Family Professorship was awarded Thursday November 7th.  The Professorship is awarded to one tenured UMPI faculty member to assist in research and faculty development. Dr. Wang professor of earth and environmental science was the first professor to receive the Zillman Family Professorship award here at UMPI.  The […]

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Medical Monday 11.4.13: Step and Tone To Good Health

| November 5, 2013

Taking STEPS to improve your health. That’s what these people are doing in this STEP and TONE class led by Kelli Marsten. Kelli Marsten is the instructor for Step and Tone at the University of Maine at Presque Isle and says “I might do two minutes on the step or one minute on the step […]

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Where in the World Is Largest Map of Asia? Why in Aroostook County Of Course…

| October 23, 2013

A unique visitor is touring the county over the next week. Local youth are getting a global perspective of the world WITHOUT ever having to leave the county courtesy of a giant map of Asia from the National Geographic Society. Sue Lahti is the Maine Coordinator of the Maine Geographic Alliance, an extention of the traveling […]

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Linda Schott Inaugurated as UMPI’s 11th President

| September 13, 2013

From tiny tots to lifelong learners, the University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Gentile Hall was full of smiling faces for the inauguration of the university’s president, Linda K Schott. Barb Blackstone, Chair of the Faculty Assembly, says “It’s exciting to have a president that’s so engaged with moving us forward..and I think its an opportunity for […]

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