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Lunar capsule lands at Houlton Higher Education Center

From Sunday, April 7, until Wednesday, April 10, artist Abigail DeVille’s Lunar Capsule (2023), an interactive sculpture, will go on view at the Houlton Higher Education Center in Houlton, Maine. This collaboration between Bowdoin College and the University of Maine at Presque Isle at the Center offers an exciting complement to a breadth of special programming in association with the upcoming eclipse on Monday, April 8.

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Reed Gallery presents “Heated” by Dylan Ouellette

The University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Reed Fine Art Gallery will present the 2024 Senior Thesis Exhibition by Fine Art Major Dylan Ouellette from Friday, April 5, 2024 through Friday, April 19, 2024. The exhibition will be open for the Presque Isle First Friday Art Walk on Friday, April  5, from 6-8 p.m. and during regular gallery hours through the next two weeks.

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UMPI celebrates 21st annual University Day

Defying Expectations is the theme of the University of Maine at Presque Isle’s 21st annual University Day, taking place on Wednesday, April 10, and students will be showcasing that theme in presentations on everything from enhancing learner empowerment through Artificial Intelligence to providing a voice to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Belonging (DEIAB) discussions.

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UMPI marks total eclipse with “Solar-bration”

The University of Maine at Presque Isle will mark the upcoming total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, with a “Solar-bration”. From 2-4:30 p.m. in the parking areas between Gentile Hall and Folsom-Pullen Hall, all are invited to welcome and witness the total solar eclipse, complete with food, music, activities, and fun.

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UMPI to unveil 3-D Sun model on day of solar eclipse

Following a successful, four-month-long fundraising campaign, the University of Maine at Presque Isle will install and unveil a 23-foot-tall, three-dimensional sun model as the newest addition to its Maine Solar System Model, and do so just in time for the total solar eclipse. Installation is expected to get underway this week and the unveiling will take place on Monday, April 8 at 10 a.m. in front of Preble Hall. All are invited to attend this special event.

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