July 2019 Alumni Update
Letter from Leadership
Dr. Edward Serna reflects on the first few weeks of his presidency at UMF.
Where Art of All Kinds is Acclaimed
As the five-year New Commons Project approaches the halfway mark at UMF, the community celebration of cultural works continues to grow.
Meet the Bell Scholars
Seven members of the Class of 2023 launch their UMF careers by participating in an innovative advising, mentoring, and career-exploration program.
A Gift to the Place Where It All Started
At 103, Arthur A. Webb ’35 leaves a generous legacy to support UMF students from Maine’s Washington County.
How UMF Works, July 2019
Bobby McCully of UMF’s Facilities Management team explains how installation of a second seating wall at the South Street entrance to the Einar A. Olsen Memorial Student Center is coming along.
Jeff Benson ’79, Lorri Brown ’99, and Jason Judd ’03 took on new leadership roles. Molly Wilkie ’06 and Zach Keene ’13 helped area youth take their game to the next level. Learn what these and other alumni newsmakers have been up to.
Farmington in Focus
The City of Gardiner is all the better for the time Natalie Thomsen ’21 is giving its Department of Public Works this summer. Find out why in this month’s roundup of student endeavors.
A Look Through Isaiah’s Eyes: July 2019
Science writer and photographer Isaiah Wilson-McFarlane ’20 gets metaphysical about scenes of entropy that can be seen everywhere in nature — once you know what you’re looking for.
Make sure alumni-authored titles are on your 2019 summer reading list.
Alumni Weddings & Anniversaries
Send us your wedding and anniversary photos — like this one of Emily Bierman and Kyle Norweg ’13 — and we’ll share the details of your celebrations with the UMF community.