Ongoing Events

Health Coaching Appointments for Employees
Room 240, UMF Education Center
May 08-December 25, 2014 MORE
Cost: FREE to UMF employees, spouses and domestic partners
Audience: UMF Community Only

Health coaching appointments are available every other Thursday from 10am-3pm starting 2/27 for any UMF employee, spouse or domestic partner interested as part of the RiseUp initiative here on the UMF campus. Please contact RiseUp at 1-855-274-7387 to schedule your appointment. These appointments count toward your wellness points in the program.
For More Information Call: 1-855-274-7387

Barry Whittaker: Throwing Things at the Sky
UMF Art Gallery
September 11-October 18, 2014 MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Toledo artist Barry Whittaker's new exhibition, "Throwing Things at the Sky to See if They Stick," runs from Sept. 11 through Oct. 19 at the UMF Art Gallery. There will be an opening reception from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, featuring an artist talk at 5:30 p.m. The show is free and open to the public. Barry Whittaker investigates myth, language and miscommunication through a variety of technology and collaboration-based multi-media projects. His digital prints, videos and game-based interactions explore the ways in which we communicate in our technology-driven world. Whittaker has exhibited extensively throughout the United States and Japan and recently returned from a residency at 3331 Arts Chiyoda in Tokyo. He received his BFA in Photography from the University of Texas at Austin and his MFA in Photography/Media at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Whittaker is assistant professor of new media at the University of Toledo. This UMF Art Gallery exhibition is sponsored by the UMF Department of Sound, Performance and Visual Inquiry. The UMF Art Gallery is located at 246 Main Street in Farmington, behind the Admissions Office. Gallery hours are Tuesdays-Sundays 12-4 p.m. and by appointment. For more information or to make an appointment please contact Sarah Maline at maline@maine.edu or call her at 207-778-1062.
For More Information Call: 207-778-1062

Visit: http://www2.umf.maine.edu/artgallery/
Hydrologic: Making Sense with Water
Emery Community Arts Center
September 12-November 13, 2014 MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Hydrologic: Making Sense with Water Art and science connecting on behalf of our most important element---an exhibit featuring the work of 14 artists curated by Krisanne Baker. Opening reception-Sept. 12.
For More Information Call: 207-778 -7319

Visit: http://ww2.umf.maine.edu/emeryarts/meet-emery
Info Session: Masters International - Michigan Technological University
CR 123, Olsen Student Center
September 29-December 31, 2014 MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Join us for an information session about Michigan Technological University's Masters International programs. Masters International programs allow individuals to combine graduate studies with Peace Corps service in the earning of their master's degree. MTU is the largest Masters International program in the United States and currently offers 10 programs of study. For more information on MTU or the Master's International program, check out their program website at http://www.mtu.edu/peacecorps/
For More Information Call: 207-778-7035

Coming Events

Monday, September 22, 2014

National Student Exchange (NSE) Info/Advising Session
203 Franklin Hall
2:30pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

Thinking you may want to study at another university in the U.S. one of its territories, or Canada? If so, this session is for you! Begin planning your semester/year away now. Priority application period open now for placements during the 2015-2016 academic year. Application deadline: February 13, 2015.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7122

Visit: international.umf.maine.edu

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Quick Talk - MyCampus Tips
Mantor Library: 3rd floor, Peter Mills Electronic Classroom
4:00am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

15 minutes to learn a little. (We'll be offering the same 15 minute segment at 4 and 4:30pm pm with time for questions.) This week's topic: MyCampus Tips. Confused about what you can do in MyCampus? What the little icons in the dashboard do (and why you might care?) How to add money to your printing account? These and more will be discussed.
For More Information Call: 778-7684

Visit: http://www.2.umf.maine.edu/training
Men's Soccer Game
Prescott Field
4:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

UMF vs. St. Joseph's
For More Information Call: 207-778-7535

Visit: www.goUMFbeavers.com
High Ropes Course Night (FRC)
UMF Fitness and Recreation Center
7:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Climb, swing, rappel and fly on attractions like the flying squirrel and team building exercises on Jacobs Ladder and Flying Trapeze. Meet at the Fitness and Recreation Center @ 7-9pm. Open to UMF students, faculty, staff and the community. Minimum age of 13. Under 13 allowed with pre-approval and adult supervision.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7495

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Quick Talk - MyCampus Tips
Mantor Library: 3rd floor, Peter Mills Electronic Classroom
12:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

15 minutes to learn a little. (We'll be offering the same 15 minute segment at noon and 12:30pm pm with time for questions.) This week's topic: MyCampus Tips. Confused about what you can do in MyCampus? What the little icons in the dashboard do (and why you might care?) How to add money to your printing account? These and more will be discussed.
For More Information Call: 778-7684

Visit: http://www.2.umf.maine.edu/training
Internship Workshop
Olsen Student Center - CR 123
12:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

Join us for the first of 3 workshops this semester to learn more about internships, including expectations, the importance of internships in college, how to apply for one through the Partnership and what internships are available.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7516

Visit: http://www2.umf.maine.edu/pca/about/upcoming-events/
Canoeing on Clearwater Lake (Industry)
Meet at the FRC @ 5:15pm.
5:30pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Join the FRC Mainely Outdoors staff while we do a sunset paddle on Clearwater Lake in Industry Maine. Canoes, paddles & PFDs provided to participants. Meet at the FRC @ 5:15pm. Open to UMF students, faculty, staff AND the community. Minimum age of 13. Under 13 allowed with pre-approval and adult supervision.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7495

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Introduction to Excel
Mantor Library: 3rd floor, Peter Mills Electronic Classroom
4:00am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

This session will be an introduction to Excel (the kind of things it can do, some basic starting tips, and talking about ways to learn more.) We'll look at using it to sort lists, do basic calculations, and format text, but please bring other questions. We're planning more advanced training this fall, so if you're interested in more complex tasks, please let Jen Arnott (jennifer.arnott@maine.edu) know about your particular interests so we can be sure to include them in future sessions.
For More Information Call: 778-7684

Visit: http://www.2.umf.maine.edu/training
National Student Exchange (NSE) Info/Advising Session
203 Franklin Hall
3:30pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

Thinking you may want to study at another university in the U.S., one of its territories, or Canada? If so, this session is for you! Begin planning your semester/year away now. Priority application period open now for placements during the 2015-2016 academic year. Application deadline: February 13, 2015.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7122

Visit: international.umf.maine.edu

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Admission Open House
Registration in Merrill Hall
9:30am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Fall Open House for college-bound students and their families. Faculty presentations, campus tours, lunch and so much more. Learn why UMF is the right fit for you!
For More Information Call: 207-778-7050

Visit: http://www.umf.maine.edu/admission/events/

Sunday, September 28, 2014

4th Annual FRC Golf Scramble (Turner Highlands)
Turner Highlands Golf Course
10:00am MORE
Cost: $40 per person
Audience: Open to the public

Join us for our 5th annual FRC golf tournament held at Turner Highlands (18-hole course). Turner Highlands Golf Course was built atop rolling hills with scenic resort views. This tournament is intended to be recreational with all ability levels welcome. Entry fee is $40 per person and this includes a cart. It is a fun scramble with shotgun start at 10am. Contests will be held for longest drive, closest to the pin, and we will have a putting contest. Lunch is on your own at the snack shack. Prizes awarded immediately following the round. Registration and payment is being taken at the Fitness and Recreation Center with a deadline of noon on Wed, Sept 24. Get your team together today! If you do not have a team we encourage you to register and we will place you on a team. For more information, contact Jim Toner at james.d.toner@maine.edu or 778-7494. This event is open to UMF student, faculty/staff and the community.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7495

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Women's Soccer Game
Prescott Field
4:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

UMF vs. Colby College
For More Information Call: 207-778-7535

Visit: www.goUMFbeavers.com
Quick Talk - Google Calendar
Mantor Library: 1st floor large group study room
4:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

15 minutes to learn a little. (We'll be offering the same 15 minute segment at 4 and 4:30pm pm with time for questions.) This week's topic: Google Calendar. Come learn how to add items, duplicate them, share your calendar, and more. Bring your questions!
For More Information Call: 778-7684

Visit: http://www.2.umf.maine.edu/training

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Fall Internship Fair
UMF Olsen Student Center
11:30am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

The Fall Internship Fair is an opportunity for you to come and explore many different internships that are available for the upcoming spring and summer semesters and to meet and network with employees from participating businesses and organizations. This is an open, free event. No advance reservations are required.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7516

Visit: http://www2.umf.maine.edu/pca/about/internship-fair/
Django Unchained and the African American West
Rm. 23, Roberts Learning Center
11:45am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Lecture by Dr. Michael Johnson. This lecture places Quentin Tarantino's film Django Unchained in the context of the history of the African American West in literature and film. Please be aware that this lecture will include clips from films that have been rated R for language and violence. Part of the Lectures in the Arts and Humanities Series.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7424

Graduate School Workshop
The Landing
12:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

Join us for an informative workshop on researching and applying to graduate school. This workshop will feature Scott Delcourt, Associate Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Maine. No need to preregister - just show up. For more information on Career Services' upcoming events, visit our website: http://www2.umf.maine.edu/careers/job-fairs-and-career-events/upcoming-events/
For More Information Call: 207-778-7034

Quick Talk - Google Calendar
Mantor Library: 3rd floor, Peter Mills Electronic Classroom
12:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

15 minutes to learn a little. (We'll be offering the same 15 minute segment at noon and 12:30pm pm with time for questions.) This week's topic: Google Calendar. Come learn how to add items, duplicate them, share your calendar, and more. Bring your questions!
For More Information Call: 778-7684

Visit: http://www.2.umf.maine.edu/training

Friday, October 03, 2014

National Student Exchange (NSE) Info/Advising Session
203 Franklin Hall
10:30am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

Thinking you may want to study at another university in the U.S. one of its territories, or Canada? If so, this session is for you! Begin planning your semester/year away now. Priority application period open now for placements during the 2015-2016 academic year. Application deadline: February 13, 2015.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7122

Visit: international.umf.maine.edu

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

George Mitchell Peace Scholarship to Ireland Info/Advising Session
203 Franklin Hall
11:30am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

The prestigious George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship honors the Northern Ireland peace accord brokered by Senator Mitchell between the governments and peoples of Ireland and the United Kingdom. This generous scholarship allows a student from the University of Maine system to study at University College Cork (UCC) in Ireland for one semester. The scholarship includes tuition and fees, housing in a residence hall, partial meal stipend, airfare stipend of $1000 and a textbook stipend of $200. Applications are now being accepted for scholarship awards for study during the 2015-2016 academic year. Applications are mailed to selection committee chair at UMaine and must be received by February 6, 2015.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7122

Visit: http://www.maine.edu/admissions-aid/scholarships/george-j-mi...

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Discover the World: Asia
The Landing, Olsen Student Center
4:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Join us for the first of five events to be held this academic year in our series Discover the World: cultural exploration through music, food and activities. This month we will highlight Asian cultures. Meet students and scholars from this region to learn a little about their cultures while enjoying traditional music and foods.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7122

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Internship Workshop
Olsen Student Center - CR 123
12:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

If you missed the first Internship Workshop this semester, join us for the second of 3 opportunities to learn more about internships, including expectations, the importance of internships in college, how to apply for one through the Partnership, and what internships are available.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7516

Visit: http://www2.umf.maine.edu/pca/about/upcoming-events/
Info Session: Peace Corps
North Dining Hall A, Olsen Student Center
5:30pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

As the preeminent international service organization of the United States, the Peace Corps sends Americans abroad to tackle the most pressing needs of people around the world. Peace Corps Volunteers work at the grassroots level toward sustainable change that lives on long after their service, at the same time becoming global citizens and serving their country. When they return home, volunteers bring their knowledge and experiences, and a global outlook, that enriches the lives of those around them. The Peace Corps regional recruiter will host an information session to provide general information, as well as updates on the new application process. For more information about the Peace Corps, please visit peacecorps.gov.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7035

Seth Josel - Contemporary Guitarist
Emery Community Arts Center
7:00pm MORE
Cost: admission: $10 at the door and FREE for 18 and under and students with ID.
Audience: Open to the public

The Arts Institute of Western Maine is excited to present a concert by Seth Josel, contemporary guitarist, at the Emery Community Arts Center. Originally from New York, now residing in Berlin, Josel has become one of the leading instrumental pioneers of his generation. His performance will be informative, and a rare opportunity for lovers of classical and contemporary guitar.
For More Information Call: 297-778-3722

Visit: www.artsinstitute.org
Seth Josel - Contemporary Guitarist
Emery Community Arts Center
7:00pm MORE
Cost: Admission $10 at the door
Audience: Open to the public

Dr. Josel will also be visiting two of St. Steven Pane's classes. The public is invited. FMI president@artsinstitute.org or Dr. Steven Pane.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7288

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

International Studies Abroad (ISA) Representative on Campus
Olsen Student Center
11:00am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

Representative from the study abroad provider International Studies Abroad (ISA) will be on campus to promote study abroad programs and answer your questions. Stop by the table in the Olsen Student Center to find out how you can begin planning your semester abroad!
For More Information Call: 207-778-7122

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Admission Open House
Registration in Merrill Hall
9:30am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Fall Open House for college-bound students and their families. Faculty presentations, campus tours, lunch and so much more. Learn why UMF is the right fit for you!
For More Information Call: 207-778-7050

Visit: http://www.umf.maine.edu/admission/events/

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Affirmational and Transformational Doctor Who Videos
Emery Arts Center (Performance Space)
11:45am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Lecture by Dr. Karen Hellekson. This lecture examines videos created by fans of the British television series, Doctor Who. The lecture focuses on two types of fan video, the reconstruction and the transformation. The 'recon' attempts to recreate or replace episodes of the original Doctor Who series that are lost or missing. Transformative videos, rather than reconstructing, alter, critique, and reimagine the source material. This lecture will include several examples of each type of fan video. Part of the Lectures in the Arts and Humanities Series.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7424

Internship Workshop
Olsen Student Center - CR 123
12:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

Join us for the last workshop this semester to learn more about internships, including expectations, the importance of internships in college, how to apply for one through the Partnership, and what internships are available.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7516

Visit: http://www2.umf.maine.edu/pca/about/upcoming-events/

Saturday, November 08, 2014

Admission Open House
Registration in Merrill Hall
9:30am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Fall Open House for college-bound students and their families. Faculty presentations, campus tours, lunch and so much more. Learn why UMF is the right fit for you!
For More Information Call: 207-778-7050

Visit: http://www.umf.maine.edu/admission/events/

Friday, November 21, 2014

All-Campus Meeting
Lincoln Auditorium
11:45am MORE
Cost: Free
Audience: Open to the public

President Foster provides updates to the entire campus
For More Information Call: 778-7256

Friday, January 30, 2015

All-Campus Meeting
Lincoln Auditorium
11:45am MORE
Cost: Free
Audience: Open to the public

President Foster provides updates to the entire campus
For More Information Call: 778-7256

Friday, April 10, 2015

All-Campus Meeting
Lincoln Auditorium
11:45am MORE
Cost: Free
Audience: Open to the public

President Foster updates the entire campus
For More Information Call: 778-7256


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