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March 2016

March 2016

Issue 2016.2

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  • NEBHE award

    NEBHE award

    UMPI was honored to receive the New England Board of Higher Education’s Maine State Merit Award during the 14th Annual New England Higher Education Excellence Awards ceremony.

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  • Zillman Professorship

    Zillman Professorship

    From wood turtles to Mongolian glaciers, Dave Putnam is conducting a wide range of research as part of his Donald and Linda G. Zillman Family Professorship.

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  • Dobrin genius talk

    Dobrin genius talk

    Our very own Dr. Scott Dobrin will serve as the only speaker from northern Maine to participate in the 5-Minute Genius program at the Maine Science Festival.

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  • Science Seminar Series

    Science Seminar Series

    UMPI faculty, students, regional scientists, a medical doctor and an organic farmer are all on tap to speak during this spring’s Science Lunchtime Seminar Series.

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  • Fit and Fun Day

    Fit and Fun Day

    Getting fit while having fun—that’s the simple premise of this semi-annual event put on by UMPI PE majors. This year’s event takes place March 19.

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  • Anthony Scott Reading

    Anthony Scott Reading

    Celebrate the publication of this UMPI adjunct faculty member’s new book “The Year Things Came Apart” by joining us for a book reading and launch party April 6.

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  • Twelfth Night

    Twelfth Night

    The University is pleased to welcome Shakespeare & Company, one of the country’s best known Shakespeare Festivals, for a performance on March 8.

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  • Ball in the House

    Ball in the House

    The voices behind those Cool Whip commercials, Boston-based a cappella group Ball in the House was in the house March 2.

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  • O Time Your Pyramids

    O Time Your Pyramids

    A new exhibit by Julie Poitras Santos that explores how people translate experiences to language and how language expresses ideas is on display in the Reed Gallery.

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  • College debate

    College debate

    UMFK’s College Republicans are squaring off against UMPI’s College Democrats during a formal debate on March 11.

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  • State Science Fair collaboration

    State Science Fair collaboration

    UMPI faculty and Presque Isle High School students are taking part in a very unique collaboration in preparation for the Maine State Science Fair.

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  • Reverse Career Fair – POSTPONED

    Reverse Career Fair – POSTPONED

    The Reverse Career Fair is coming your way–click here to find out what it’s all about and how to get involved.

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  • MAHPERD award

    MAHPERD award

    UMPI PE Major Kelsey Churchill was named an Outstanding Future Professional by the Maine Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

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  • Alum on TBS show

    Alum on TBS show

    UMPI alumna Erin Pelletier can check “contestant on a national game show” off her to do list—she appeared on the new TBS game show Separation Anxiety.

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Reminders & Updates

  • Where will your wings take you?
  • Wings Wednesday
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