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Central Aroostook Rotary clubs, UMPI present 3rd annual World Polio Day

Monday, 20 October 2014

Central Aroostook Rotary clubs, UMPI present 3rd annual World Polio Day

Purple Pinkie Project to raise funds for polio eradication

The University of Maine at Presque Isle and the Presque Isle Rotary Club are joining forces to host their Third Annual World Polio Day and Purple Pinkie Project celebration and this year, with the help of the Rotary Clubs in Caribou, Fort Fairfield, Limestone and Washburn, the celebration is going to spread throughout central Aroostook County. A slate of activities will take place between Oct. 18 and Oct. 26 to celebrate World Polio Day, which takes place Oct. 24. All activities are meant to raise awareness of Rotary International's efforts to eradicate polio worldwide and to raise money -- $1 at a time – to go toward that global effort.

UMPI Art students create tape graffiti projects

Thursday, 16 October 2014

UMPI Art students create tape graffiti projects

The University of Maine at Presque Isle's ART 101 Basic Design class is participating in a campus-wide project to make their (temporary) statement on the University. The students were tasked with creating "tape graffiti" installations, using painter's tape and a whole lot of imagination.

UMPI’s Reed Fine Art Gallery presents Caponigro exhibit

Friday, 10 October 2014

UMPI’s Reed Fine Art Gallery presents Caponigro exhibit

The University of Maine at Presque Isle's Reed Fine Art Gallery will present Antarctica by world-renowned photographer John Paul Caponigro from Oct. 20 through Nov. 30, 2014. The public is invited to view the exhibition throughout the show's run and attend the Opening Reception and Book Signing on Oct. 21 from 5:30-6:45 p.m., which is being held in conjunction with Caponigro’s Distinguished Lecturer presentation at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center.

Digital media master John Paul Caponigro to give DLS talk

Friday, 03 October 2014

Digital media master John Paul Caponigro to give DLS talk

The University of Maine at Presque Isle is pleased to announce that John Paul Caponigro, a world renowned master of digital printing and photography, will serve as the next speaker in its 2014-2015 Distinguished Lecturer Series. Presented by Canon USA's Explorer of Light program, Caponigro will deliver his talk Antarctica on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center. His talk is free and the public is invited to be a part of this special evening.