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”
Chinese Spring Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, the Dragon Boat Festival, and the Tomb Sweeping Festival are the four well-known Chinese traditional festivals by the Han people. Continue reading “Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival”
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”
“We are considering building a new hall at UMPI, and now we’re telling everybody. Maybe the UMPI community can work together with each other to discuss the name, the structure, the architectural design and other details,” Raymond J Rice said. Continue reading “New Hall at UMPI”
If you are an UMPI student, you must be familiar with the two beautiful ladies in this picture. In the past month, they are always interacting with each other to make cups of flavored drinks for customers at Starbucks. Continue reading “Starbucks at UMPI”
Before you know it, Christmas will be here. I wish you all, wherever you may be, a very happy Christmas. At the same time, the Chinese Spring Festival will come. Please say “Happy Spring Festival” to Chinese around you.
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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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Homecoming is a big deal at most college campuses: the University of Maine at Presque isle is no different. There were special events sprinkled throughout the week. On the Oct. 1, there was an adventure–Inflatable Obstacle Course–held in the soccer fields.
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.