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2015 MITCHELL LECTURE: When Science Meets Politics: Symphony or Slugfest?

October 15, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

| Free

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Roger Pielke Jr., University of Colorado

This event is free and open to all. Tickets are required and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Go to the Mitchell Lecture web page for details.

The lecture will be held in Hauck Auditorium with a reception to follow at the Collins Center for the Arts.

Keynote speaker Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. is Director of the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Colorado. His research focuses on science, innovation and politics. He received the Eduard Brückner Prize in Munich, Germany in 2006 for outstanding achievement in interdisciplinary climate research. He is author, co-author or co-editor of seven books, including The Honest Broker: Making Sense of Science in Policy and Politics and The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians Won’t Tell you About Global Warming.

This event is sponsored by the:

Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions

  • Honors College
  • Dept. of Anthropology
  • School of Economics
  • Ecology & Environmental Sciences Prog.
  • Dept. of Communication & Journalism
  • Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Fund


October 15, 2015
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Event Category:


Mitchell Center
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Hauck Auditorium
University of Maine
Orono, United States
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