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Jane Lubchenco2013 Senator George J. Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability

Science Serving Society: Achieving Real-World Solutions

Keynote Speaker: Jane Lubchenco
Professor, Oregon State University
Former Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

September 25, 2013 at 1:00pm
Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine, Orono, ME

Jane Lubchenco is an environmental scientist and marine ecologist. In 2009, she was appointed by President Obama to serve as the first woman administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Lubchenco resigned her position as NOAA Administrator in late 2012 to return to Oregon State University where she is the Wayne and Gladys Valley Professor of Marine Biology and Distinguished Professor of Zoology. Her research interests include biodiversity, climate change, sustainability science, and the state of the oceans.

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