Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571
ORONO — A group of 75 Maine legislators will visit the University of Maine on Wednesday, Jan. 10. Their visit is part of a Maine Development Foundation bus tour highlighting important elements of Maine’s economy and culture.
The group includes senators and House members from all over Maine. It will arrive at UMaine’s Student Innovation Center at 3:10 p.m.. UMaine President Robert Kennedy will greet the lawmakers, who will break into four smaller groups for specific facility tours related to UMaine’s economic development and research capacity.
Tours will begin at 3:35 p.m, continuing until 5 p.m. at four UMaine locations:
Jenness Hall (forest bioproducts research)
Advanced Engineered Wood Composites Center (composite materials)
Science and Engineering Research Building (Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology)
Student Innovations Center (entrepreneurship and commercialization)