Forever Wild

    Baxter State Park is a highly unusual natural treasure located in Maine.  It’s the result of the vision of one person, Percival P. Baxter, governor of Maine from 1921-1924  For decades used his own funds to acquire 200,000 acres that he set up with a trust as a gift to the people of Maine with the stipulation that it remain “Forever Wild.”  There’s really no place like it.  It’s home to plants and animals that are found nowhere else in Maine or even in the world.   Continue reading “Forever Wild”

Art Is the Transformation of Identity

Jessalyn Levesque is a mixed media artist who focuses on drawing, painting, sculpture, performance and photography. She originally comes from Missoula, Montana, and moved to the East Coast in her senior year of high school. She spent five years and received her Bachelors of Fine Arts at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Continue reading “Art Is the Transformation of Identity”

New UMPI Face


UMPI has a new face this year: Wen Han, who is a new, full-time business professor.  She is focusing on teaching logistical management and comes from Xi’an Siyuan University. She beat out all other competitors on Feb. 18, 2015, to get the chance to travel to, study and teach in the United States for one year. The overarching purpose of this trip is to study the difference in education between China and the U.S.
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Perfect Time! —The Oct. 1, 2016, UMPI soccer game


On Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, there was a large audience at the soccer field to wait to watch the soccer game–UMPI VS UNITY. Part of the audience came from different cities or even countries. People returned to share news and memories and renew contact with their beloved alma mater. It was the perfect time—homecoming–to welcome them.

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