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Pamela Matson to Give Keynote at 2012 Mitchell Lecture

The 2012 Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability will take place on Tuesday, September 25 at 1pm at Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine, Orono, ME. Dr. Pamela Matson, Dean of Earth Sciences at Stanford University will give the keynote address, “A ‘Call to Arms’ for a Transition to Sustainability”. Senator Mitchell will provide remarks. A reception will follow the lecture.

Dr. Matson’s research addresses a range of environment and sustainability issues, including sustainability of agricultural systems; vulnerability of particular people and places to climate change; and the environmental consequences of global change in the nitrogen and carbon cycles. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She has received a MacArthur Fellowship and directs the Leopold Leadership Program.

This event is free and open to all. Tickets are required. Please call 207/581-3244 or go to the Mitchell Lecture web page.


Contact Information

Senator George J. Mitchell Center & Maine's Sustainability Solutions Initiative
5710 Norman Smith Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: 207.581.3244E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System