• October 21, 2021@ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Visiting Writers Series presents Rosebud Ben-Oni and Carey Salerno

    The Visiting Writers Series presents award winning poets Rosebud Ben-Oni and Carey Salerno. Reservations can be made here: https://forms.gle/yszpZ785fRzisJzVA. Location: The Landing, UMF Olsen Student Center. Cost: FREE. Open to the Public. Sponsored by: The Creative Writing Department. For more info. contact: Amy Neswald, 207-778-8024, https://forms.gle/yszpZ785fRzisJzVA, amy.neswald@maine.edu

  • October 22, 2021@ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Maine Hunger Dialogue

    UMaine Extension, in collaboration with the Maine Campus Compact, has offered the Maine Hunger Dialogue (MHD) annually since 2014. This year we join with the University of Maine at Farmington who will host the 2021 Maine Hunger Dialogue on Friday, October 22, from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, 2021. Students and staff are welcome to join us in person at the Olson Student Center North Dining Commons or remotely via Zoom. Together we will focus on Maine College student food insecurity, and through our learning, networking and Mini-Grant program, support student led programs and projects to fight food insecurity back on their campuses or in their communities.. Location: UMF Olsen Student Center North Dining Commons & Online. Cost: FREE. Open to the Public. Sponsored by: UMaine Extension, UMF, Maine Campus Compact. For more info. contact: Frank Wertheim, 207-324-2814, https://extension.umaine.edu/hunger-dialogue/, frank.wertheim@maine.edu

  • October 25, 2021@ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Winter Recreation Job Fair

    University of Maine at Farmington is holding a Winter Recreation JobFair on Monday, Oct. 25, from 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., outside on the campus greennear Mantor Library. The fair is free and open to the public.

    UMF's Winter Recreation Job Fair is coordinated by the UMF Office of CareerServices and is designed to connect our outdoor-minded students and members ofthe public with opportunities in the recreation field while assisting ouroutdoor recreation partners with their staffing needs. 

    The fair is sponsored by Sugarloaf, Sunday River and Northern OutdoorsAdventure Resort. Attendees include: Sugarloaf, Sunday River, NorthernOutdoors Adventure Resort, Maine Huts & Trails, Titcomb Mountainand Black Mountain of Maine. 

    UMF Covid protocolsinclude attendees registering at a designated table for contact tracing. Incase of rain, the event will be held in the Olsen Student Center. If inside,attendees will be required to wear a face mask.

    For more information, please contact Cyndi McShane at Cynthia.mcshane@maine.edu or 207-778-7035 

  • October 25, 2021@ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Free Lecture on David Bowie’s “Life on Mars?” by Prof. Shelton Waldrep

    Join Dr. Shelton Waldrep (Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Southern Maine) for an original exploration of David Bowie’s “Life on Mars?”, including its meaning and common misconceptions about it. Among many other works, Dr. Waldrep is the author of Future Nostalgia: Performing David Bowie (2015) and The Aesthetics of Self-Invention: Oscar Wilde to David Bowie (2004).
    . Location: Emery Community Arts Center. Cost: FREE. Open to the Public. Sponsored by: New Commons Project. For more info. contact: Stephen Grandchamp, 207.778.7963, https://newcommonsproject.org/event/waldrep/, newcommonsproject@gmail.com

  • October 26, 2021@ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Staff/Faculty Sippin' with Serna

    Come join President Serna for informal conversations. This is a chance to connect with others on campus and with members of Administration. Coffee, tea and breakfast items will be available for take out. Location: CR-123 in the Olsen Student Center. Cost: FREE. UMF Community Only. Sponsored by: President's Office. For more info. contact: Amy Perreault, 207-778-7256, , amy.f.perreault@maine.edu

  • October 26, 2021@ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Men's Soccer: UMF at USM

    Away game at USM, Gorham

  • October 27, 2021@ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
    Town Hall #2

    Please join President Serna for a second Town Hall and Strategic Plan update. . Location: Lincoln Auditorium (Roberts 131). Cost: FREE. UMF Community Only. Sponsored by: President's Office. For more info. contact: Amy Perreault, 207-778-7256, , amy.f.perreault@maine.edu

  • October 27, 2021@ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Weekly Mountain Bike Ride

    Join us for local mountain bike rides on some of Farmington's many fun trails! All ability levels are welcome and bike rentals are available. These trips and rentals are free for UMF students and staff. These trips start at the Mainely Outdoors building (144 Quebec Street).

    Trip Leaders: Hayden Christie & Sam Shirley
     
    Register Here: Mainely Outdoors Trip Registration

  • October 29, 2021@ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Campus Flu Shot Clinic

    Get the Flu Vaccine, not the flu. The Student Health Center will be offering flu shot clinics on campus this fall. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that all students and staff be immunized to protect against the flu and decrease the potential for spreading the flu on campus and beyond. Location: 274 Front Street location. Cost: Free with insurance coverage. Open to: UMF Community Only. Sponsored By: UMF Student Health Center. For more info. contact: Kathryn Landry,RN, 207-778-7200,  umf.healthcenter@maine.edu

  • October 29, 2021@ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
    SCC 20th Anniversary

    Come join us in celebrating the Sustainable Campus Coalition's 20th anniversary and all of the accomplishments made by the students, staff, and faculty over the years.. Location: The Landing, Olsen Student Center. Cost: FREE. UMF Community Only. Sponsored by: Sustainable Campus Coalition. For more info. contact: Mark Pires, 207-778-7015, , edward.pires@maine.edu

  • October 29, 2021@ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Men's Basketball at UNE

    Away scrimmage game at Univ. New England, Biddeford

  • October 30, 2021@ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Field Hockey: UMF at Husson Univ.

    Away game at Husson Univ, Bangor

  • October 30, 2021@ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    Women's Rugby

    UMF Women's Rugby vs. Endicott College. Location: UMF rugby pitch, Prescott Field. Cost: FREE. Open to the Public. Sponsored by: UMF Women's Rugby Club. For more info. contact: Kirsten Swan, 207-778-7593, , kswan@maine.edu

  • October 30, 2021@ 6:30 am - 5:30 pm
    Mahoosuc Notch Hike

    On this strenuous 8 mile hike, we will tackled the "toughest mile" of the Appalachian Trail. This section of trail passes through rugged and remote Mahoosuc Notch before climbing to the scenic summit of Mahoosuc Arm. We will scramble across boulders and through caves in the Notch and then enjoy the excellent views of the Mahoosuc Range from Mahoosuc Arm's summit. Please note that this rugged hike is for advanced hikers only!

    Trip Leaders: Sam & Sami

    Register Here: Mainely Outdoors Trip Registration

  • October 30, 2021
    Men's Cross Country at NAC Championship

    Away meet at the NAC Championship, Waterville, Maine. Hosted by Thomas College

  • October 30, 2021
    Women's Cross Country at NAC Championship

    Away meet at the NAC Championship, Waterville, Maine. Hosted by Thomas College

  • November 1, 2021@ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Ends on December 9, 2021
    Art Exhibition: sea/sky, blood, earth, you

    Imagining freedom, whether as decarceration if not outright abolition, requires empathy, and empathy—literally, the capacity to feel (pathos) together (em)—involves tapping into the part of ourselves that is relational. sea/sky, blood, earth, you starts from that which is relational, in this case the experience of aging rooted in the body, to gather some finer meaning about fragility, resilience, and the performance of care. Tracing a relationship of kinship among caregivers, Returning Citizens, families, and reentry advocates, this multifaceted project aims to foster awareness of, and reform for, elderly and terminally-ill incarcerated individuals and Returning Citizens. Look for additional programs accompanying this exhibition. Emery Community Arts Center Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat. 10am-6pm (closed Sundays, government holidays and UMF campus breaks). TUG Collective (Gaelyn & Gustavo Aguilar), in collaboration with the Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition, the Maine Coastal Regional Reentry Center, Artivism in Maine, Restorative Art Works, and Helping Incarcerated Individuals Transition. sea/sky, blood earth, you is part of Freedom & Captivity: A Humanities Initiative for an Abolitionist Future – Fall 2021. Thursday, Nov. 4th: Opening Reception & Talk/Performance. 5-7 p.m.: Exhibition Opening Reception (Flex Space Gallery). 7-8:30pm: presentation by Jan Collins, assistant director of the Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition and a performance of an excerpt from the full-length play, For the Next Guy (Emery Performance Space). Related Events: 11/2/21: Franklin County Community Action Meeting; 11/8/21: An Evening with Maine Inside Out. This event is free and open to the public. Masks are required.. Location: Emery Community Arts Center. Cost: FREE. Open to the Public. Sponsored by: TUG Collective, Emery Community Arts Center. For more info. contact: Ann Bartges, 207-778-7461, https://wpsites.maine.edu/emerycommunityartscenter/2021/09/26/exhibition-sea-sky-blood-earth-you/, ann.bartges@maine.edu

  • November 2, 2021@ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Franklin County Community Action Meeting

    An open conversation facilitated by Bruce Noddin (Maine Prisoner Re-Entry Network) and Robyn Goff (Maine Coastal Regional Reentry Center). AND ALL ARE INVITED TO JOIN THE MEETING! Franklin County community leaders, substance use & mental health professionals, non-profits, churches, MDOC & County Jail partners, volunteers, re-entry specialists, formerly incarcerated, and more are encouraged to join us. The MPRN and MCRRC Team wants to hear more about you and your community, so be prepared to share a little or a lot about you and your role in the community. For more information, contact Jan Collins at janmariecollins57@gmail.com. TUG Collective, Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition, Maine Prisoner Reentry Network, Maine Coastal Reentry Center. This event is part of Freedom & Captivity: A Humanities Initiative for an Abolitionist Future – Fall 2021. Mask required.. Location: Emery Community Arts Center Flex Space Gallery. Cost: FREE. Open to the Public. Sponsored by: TUG Collective, Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition, Maine Prisoner Reentry Network, Maine Coastal Reentry Center. For more info. contact: , , https://wpsites.maine.edu/emerycommunityartscenter/2021/09/26/franklin-county-community-action-meeting/,

  • November 2, 2021@ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Musical Temporalities: Bach’s "Goldberg Variations" and Anna Thorvaldsdóttir’s "Trajectories"

    Please join us for this special double-feature concert event with pianist Steve Pane, UMF Professor of Music.

    Bach’s "Goldberg Variations" is comprised of a theme played at the beginning and end which bracket 30 variations. The variations create a remarkable universe of counterpoint through canons and other forms all based on the bass line of the theme. Originally written for harpsichord, Steve will play the work on modern piano.

    "Trajectories" is a collaborative work for piano, electronics and video projection. The music is composed by Anna Thorvaldsdottir and the visuals are constructed by Sigurður Guðjónsson. The piece was commissioned by The Reykjavik Center for Visual Music and was premiered at the festival of RCVM in January 2014. Special thanks to Assoc. Tech. Director Joel Johnson for his technical support in bringing Trajectories to Emery Community Arts Center. . Location: Emery Community Arts Center. Cost: FREE. Open to the Public. Sponsored by: Emery Community Arts Center. For more info. contact: Ann Bartges, 207-778-7461, https://wpsites.maine.edu/emerycommunityartscenter/events/, ann.bartges@maine.edu

  • November 3, 2021@ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
    Musical Temporalities: Bach’s "Goldberg Variations" and Anna Thorvaldsdóttir’s "Trajectories"

    Please join us for this special double-feature concert event with pianist Steve Pane, UMF Professor of Music.

    Bach’s "Goldberg Variations" is comprised of a theme played at the beginning and end which bracket 30 variations. The variations create a remarkable universe of counterpoint through canons and other forms all based on the bass line of the theme. Originally written for harpsichord, Steve will play the work on modern piano.

    "Trajectories" is a collaborative work for piano, electronics and video projection. The music is composed by Anna Thorvaldsdottir and the visuals are constructed by Sigurður Guðjónsson. The piece was commissioned by The Reykjavik Center for Visual Music and was premiered at the festival of RCVM in January 2014. Special thanks to Assoc. Tech. Director Joel Johnson for his technical support in bringing Trajectories to Emery Community Arts Center. . Location: Emery Community Arts Center. Cost: FREE. Open to the Public. Sponsored by: Emery Community Arts Center. For more info. contact: Ann Bartges, 207-778-7461, https://wpsites.maine.edu/emerycommunityartscenter/events/, ann.bartges@maine.edu

  • November 4, 2021@ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Opening Reception + Talk & Performance: sea/sky, blood, earth, you

    5-7 p.m.: Exhibition Opening Reception - Flex Space Gallery. 7-8:30 p.m.: Presentation by Jan Collins, assistant director of the Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition and a performance of an excerpt from the full-length play, For the Next Guy (Emery Performance Space). Imagining freedom, whether as decarceration if not outright abolition, requires empathy, and empathy—literally, the capacity to feel (pathos) together (em)—involves tapping into the part of ourselves that is relational. sea/sky, blood, earth, you starts from that which is relational, in this case the experience of aging rooted in the body, to gather some finer meaning about fragility, resilience, and the performance of care. Tracing a relationship of kinship among caregivers, Returning Citizens, families, and reentry advocates, this multifaceted project aims to foster awareness of, and reform for, elderly and terminally-ill incarcerated individuals and Returning Citizens. Look for additional programs accompanying this exhibition. Emery Community Arts Center Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat. 10am-6pm (closed Sundays, government holidays and UMF campus breaks). TUG Collective (Gaelyn & Gustavo Aguilar), in collaboration with the Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition, the Maine Coastal Regional Reentry Center, Artivism in Maine, Restorative Art Works, and Helping Incarcerated Individuals Transition. sea/sky, blood earth, you is part of Freedom & Captivity: A Humanities Initiative for an Abolitionist Future – Fall 2021. Related Events: 11/2/21: Franklin County Community Action Meeting; 11/8/21: An Evening with Maine Inside Out. This event is free and open to the public. Masks are required.. Location: Emery Community Arts Center. Cost: FREE. Open to the Public. Sponsored by: TUG Collective, Emery Community Arts Center. For more info. contact: Ann Bartges, 207-778-7461, https://wpsites.maine.edu/emerycommunityartscenter/2021/09/26/exhibition-sea-sky-blood-earth-you/, ann.bartges@maine.edu

  • November 6, 2021
    Women's Basketball: UMF Alumnae vs. UMF Team

    UMF Alumnae vs. current UMF team at Dearborn Gym.

  • November 6, 2021
    Women's Cross Country at NCAA New England Regional Championship

    Away meet at the NCAA New England Regional Championship, New London, Conn. Hosted by Connecticut College

  • November 6, 2021
    Men's Cross Country at NCAA New England Regional Championship

    Away meet at the NCAA New England Regional Championship, New London, Conn. Hosted by Connecticut College

  • November 6, 2021
    Men's Basketball: UMF Alumni vs. UMF Team

    Alumni Game. UMF Alumni vs. current UMF team at UMF's Dearborn Gym

  • November 8, 2021@ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    An Evening With Maine Inside Out

    Maine Inside Out (MIO) is a statewide community of system impacted artists and changemakers. MIO creates and shares original art to analyze social problems, to imagine and practice community-led solutions, and to advocate for structural change. We believe art challenges oppression at the most fundamental level with bold visions for just futures. This event is part of Freedom & Captivity: A Humanities Initiative for an Abolitionist Future – Fall 2021 . Location: Emery Community Arts Center. Cost: FREE. Open to the Public. Sponsored by: TUG Collective, Maine Inside Out. For more info. contact: Gustavo & Gaelyn Aguilar, 207-778-7461, https://wpsites.maine.edu/emerycommunityartscenter/2021/09/26/an-evening-with-maine-inside-out/, tugcollective@gmail.com

  • November 12, 2021@ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Men's Basketball: UMF at UMaine

    Away game at UMaine, Orono

  • November 12, 2021@ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    An Evening of Poetry Reading by 2 Maine Poets Laureate

    ArtsFarmington is pleased to present An Evening of Poetry Reading by incoming and outgoing Maine Poets Laureate: Julia Bouwsma and Stuart Kestenbaum. Doors open at 6:30 P.M.Jeffrey Thomson, poet and professor of Creative Writing at the UMF EnglishDepartment, will introduce the poets and will lead a Q&A session after thereadings. There will be a meet and greet with the poets and Devaney, Doak & Garrett Booksellers will be on location for the sale of signed books. Masks and vaccination are both required. Admission is $10, free for 18 and under and for UMF students. Tickets are for sale at the website: artsfarmington.org and at the door on the evening of the event.

  • November 13, 2021@ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Men's Basketball: UMFK at UMF

    Home game at UMF's Dearborn Gym

  • November 13, 2021@ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Women's Basketball: UMF at Castleton Univ.

    Away tournament game at Castleton Univ., Vermont

  • November 13, 2021@ 5:30 am - 7:30 pm
    Acadia National Park

    Visit Maine's only national park with us! On this day trip to Acadia, we will take a driving tour through part of the park, stop at a variety of roadside stops, and do a few short hikes (<3 miles). This trip is provided at no cost to students, and we provide the transportation! Be sure to register soon to reserve your spot as this is a popular trip.

    Trip Leaders: Sam & Kat

    Register Here: Mainely Outdoors Trip Registration

  • November 23, 2021@ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Staff/Faculty Sippin' with Serna

    Come join President Serna for informal conversations. This is a chance to connect with others on campus and with members of Administration. Coffee, tea and breakfast items will be available for take out. Location: CR-123 in the Olsen Student Center. Cost: FREE. UMF Community Only. Sponsored by: President's Office. For more info. contact: Amy Perreault, 207-778-7256, , amy.f.perreault@maine.edu

  • November 23, 2021@ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Women's Basketball: UMF at Saint Joseph's College

    Away game at Saint Joseph's College, Standish

  • November 23, 2021@ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Men's Basketball: UMF at Saint Joseph's College

    Away game at Saint Joseph's College, Standish

  • December 15, 2021@ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Staff/Faculty Sippin' with Serna

    Come join President Serna for informal conversations. This is a chance to connect with others on campus and with members of Administration. Coffee, tea and breakfast items will be available for take out. Location: CR-123 in the Olsen Student Center. Cost: FREE. UMF Community Only. Sponsored by: President's Office. For more info. contact: Amy Perreault, 207-778-7256, , amy.f.perreault@maine.edu

  • January 26, 2022@ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Staff/Faculty Sippin' with Serna

    Come join President Serna for informal conversations. This is a chance to connect with others on campus and with members of Administration. Coffee, tea and breakfast items will be available for take out. Location: CR-123 in the Olsen Student Center. Cost: FREE. UMF Community Only. Sponsored by: President's Office. For more info. contact: Amy Perreault, 207-778-7256, , amy.f.perreault@maine.edu

  • February 23, 2022@ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Staff/Faculty Sippin' with Serna

    Come join President Serna for informal conversations. This is a chance to connect with others on campus and with members of Administration. Coffee, tea and breakfast items will be available for take out. Location: CR-123 in the Olsen Student Center. Cost: FREE. UMF Community Only. Sponsored by: President's Office. For more info. contact: Amy Perreault, 207-778-7256, , amy.f.perreault@maine.edu

  • March 31, 2022@ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Staff/Faculty Sippin' with Serna

    Come join President Serna for informal conversations. This is a chance to connect with others on campus and with members of Administration. Coffee, tea and breakfast items will be available for take out. Location: CR-123 in the Olsen Student Center. Cost: FREE. UMF Community Only. Sponsored by: President's Office. For more info. contact: Amy Perreault, 207-778-7256, , amy.f.perreault@maine.edu

  • April 27, 2022@ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Staff/Faculty Sippin' with Serna

    Come join President Serna for informal conversations. This is a chance to connect with others on campus and with members of Administration. Coffee, tea and breakfast items will be available for take out. Location: CR-123 in the Olsen Student Center. Cost: FREE. UMF Community Only. Sponsored by: President's Office. For more info. contact: Amy Perreault, 207-778-7256, , amy.f.perreault@maine.edu

  • May 24, 2022@ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Staff/Faculty Sippin' with Serna

    Come join President Serna for informal conversations. This is a chance to connect with others on campus and with members of Administration. Coffee, tea and breakfast items will be available for take out. Location: CR-123 in the Olsen Student Center. Cost: FREE. UMF Community Only. Sponsored by: President's Office. For more info. contact: Amy Perreault, 207-778-7256, , amy.f.perreault@maine.edu