UMF students have gone on to some of the finest graduate schools in the nation and across the globe.

These schools know from experience that Farmington’s rigorous liberal arts foundation and high academic standards, combined with our undergrad research opportunities and collaborative student-faculty learning environment, gives our students the tools necessary to flourish and succeed at their institutions.

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    Kelly Greene ‘12 Outdoor Rec. Business Administration. Completed Master's degree in Applied Exercise Physiology at Columbia University. Group Exercise Coordinator / Fitness Specialist for Elevation Corporate Health, a corporate wellness company outside Boulder, Colorado.
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    Luke Shorty '03, Mathematics. Earned a Master's degree in Mathematics at Montana State University. Executive Director of the Maine School of Science and Mathematics, the renowned science and mathematics magnet high school Limestone, Maine.
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    Eleesa Marnagh '07, Biology. Earned MPH in Health Policy at Yale University's School of Public Health.
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    Gerald Cayer '85 Community Health Education. Earned Master's degree in Public Health and Public Health Administration from Boston University. Executive Vice President for the Franklin Community Health Network and Franklin Memorial Hospital. Also serves on UMF Board of Visitors.
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    Noelle Dubay '13 English and Creative Writing. Graduate student (Ph.D. program). Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, Maryland.
    Rachel Labreque '06, Early Childhood Education / Psychology. Currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Cognitive Studies in Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Co-founder of Teachly, a NY-based company that creates educational apps driven by cognitive science research. Received the prestigious 2014 Apple Design Award at Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco.
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    Dr. Shannon Carr '94, Biology. Earned M.D. at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Obstetrician-Gynecologist (OB-GYN) at the Women's Center at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta, Maine.
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    Dr. Joan Shields '86, Biology. Earned a Ph.D. in Environmental Health Science and Policy at the University of California-Irvine. Resident Parasitologist for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Division of Virulence Assessment.
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    Holly Doe '94, Elementary Education. Earned a M.S.Ed., Lesley University, an Adult Space Camp graduate and certification at the Google Teacher Academy in London. Technology Integrator and NH's only recipient of the U.S. Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Also earned a National Science Foundation award. (Both her parents are also UMF graduates.)
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    Brothers Max Jacobs '01, Psychology; and Lou Jacobs '94, Chinese Studies and Political Science. Lou attended the Cleveland Chiropractic College of Kansas City, Max attended New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls. Both are board certified Doctors of Chiropractic, owners of a thriving Portland, Maine chiropractic practice.
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    Isaac Ball '02, Community Health Education. Graduate of the University of New England Physician Assistant Program. Works as a Physician Assistant.
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    Denise Robinson ‘12 Community Health Education. Nutrition Program Coordinator for the Greater Somerset Public Health Collaborative. Also pursuing a Master's degree in Public Health at the University of New England.
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    Janet Pelletier Cummings '01, dual major: Environmental Policy & Planning and Geography. Earned Master's degree at Ohio University. Community and Environmental Planner for the Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments (AVCOG) based in Auburn, Maine.
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    Tamara Sewell '94, Early Childhood Special Education. Earned a Ph.D. in Exceptional Learning at Tennessee Technological University and a Master's degree in Public Service Management from Cumberland University. Professor of Early Childhood Special Education at Adelphi University, New York.
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    The Reverend Nathaniel Phillips '00, Psychology. Earned Master's degree in Divinity at Princeton Theological Seminary. Ministers to members of the Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, Delaware.
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    Kate Barrett Wilkinson '02, Psychology. Earned a Master's degree in Public Policy at the Muskie School of Public Service.
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    Tracy Weston '97, Environmental Science. Earned a Master's degree in Public Policy from UMaine. Project Manager, Maine Dept. of Environmental Protection's Uncontrolled Hazardous Substance Sites program.
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    Danielle Bourassa Collins '04, Business Economics and International & Global Studies. Earned Master's degree in Hospitality Administration at Southern New Hampshire University. Part owner of the KebeK 3 Motel in Old Orchard Beach, Maine.

Some Schools Where Recent UMF Graduates Have Gone

  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Columbia University
  • Harvard University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • NY School for the Visual Arts
  • Northeastern University
  • Ohio State University
  • Penn State University
  • Princeton University
  • Quinnipiac University (law)
  • Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Suffolk University (law)
  • Syracuse University
  • Temple University
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Denver
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Maine at Farmington
  • University of Maryland
  • Université de Montréal
  • University of Nebraska
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Texas
  • University of Vermont (medicine)
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Virginia Tech University (medicine)
  • Washington University
  • Wingate University (pharmacy)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • And that’s just over the past few years.