May 3, 2022: Profile Story on Brian Estes ’63

  Classmates, We have done interviews or profiles on three classmates – Dan Churchill, David Sklar, and Bernd Heinrich (all available on our Class Page on the Alumni Association’s website). The latest on Admiral Brian Estes by Dan Churchill ’63 is available here. When we asked Dan to undertake this profile, we were unaware that Brian was seriously…

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4.27.22 Class of 1963 Classmate Profiles

March 16, 2021 – Class of 1963 Webinar Video Starring Dan Churchill ’63 Click HERE for a full screen version of the video or see below to watch the Class of 1963 Webinar featuring Dan Churchill ’63 July 15, 2021: The David Sklar ’63 Story Below is an interesting profile story about one of our…

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Class of 1963 Winter 2022 Class Note

Winter greetings to you all. As I wrote the summer column in the blustery days of March, I am writing this one on a colorful fall day where the leaves are beginning to turn and the promise of winter is still far away. I will always give due respect to Mother Nature and what she…

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October 27, 2021: Profile Story on Bernd Heinrich ’63

  Below is another interesting profile story, written by Bruce Wentworth ’63, about one of our great classmates. Enjoy! BERND HEINRICH, Ph.D. Bernd Heinrich was born in Poland of a landed gentry family. His father, an amateur biologist, often traveled overseas on bird collecting expeditions for various U.S. museums. In 1944, when Bernd was 4…

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September 20, 2021: 1963 September Zoom Cancelled

Class of 1963 Sept. 22 Zoom Cancelled Dear Class of 1963 Members, Due to low turnout and a few anti-Zoom comments, we are canceling the planned Zoom class meeting on Sept. 22. Yes, we have had a lot of Zoom. The new plan is to hold the lunch part of the original in-person agenda without…

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August 31, 2021: Mini-Reunion Postponed

    Dear Class of 1963 Members, Due to the increase in Covid-19 cases in Maine and out of an abundance of caution, the Reunion Committee has decided to cancel the Portland event for September and postpone it to as early as COVID will permit.  We will meet for lunch at DiMillo’s as soon as…

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Class of 1963 Summer 2021 Class Note

Elaine Murphy Burnham 1 Orin Lane York, ME 03909 (207) 363-3001 elaine.burnham@gmail.com facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1963/ Hello, classmates, I am looking out my sliding glass door watching two cardinals and a bluebird at the feeder. It is blustery and cold, a typical March day. Yet, the odds are pretty favorable that when you read this, the day will…

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August 3, 2021: 1963 Mini Reunion Registration Open Now!

Class of 1963 Mini-Reunion Dear Class of 1963 Members, September 22, 2021! That’s the day for you to catch up with your 1963 classmates on the coast of southern Maine! Join us for lunch on the deck of a converted ferry boat at the famed DiMillo’s Restaurant on the Portland waterfront. Then enjoy a delightful…

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July 15, 2021: The David Sklar ’63 Story

    Dear Classmates, Below is an interesting profile story about one of our great classmates. Enjoy! The David Sklar Story In 2016 David Sklar ’63 worked with the UMaine Foundation to develop a provision in his will to provide one million dollars to establish an endowed scholarship to support any UMaine student on a…

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1963 Mini Reunion in Portland Tentative Attendee List

  Responses re Sept. 22, 2021 Below are the folks who we have heard from and their intentions as of July 28 Bunny Thibodeau Andrews Barbara Allen Lee Bingham – Ron Brown’s house only Gail BrownRon Brown plus 1 Elaine Burnham Perry Clough plus 1 Dave Cox plus 1 Dana Dolloff plus 1 Gary Dorsey…

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June 10, 2021: Dr. Aaron Weiskittel Presentation to Class of 1963

Some class members attended a Zoom call with Aaron on June 10 to learn about forestry in Maine today and what is ahead. Aaron has three jobs at UMaine, Center for Research on Sustainable Forestry Director, Professor of Forest Biometrics and Modeling and holds the Irving Chair for Forest Ecosystems Management. Full disclosure, he is…

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